Events

APA Clinician's Corner: Making Professional Ethics Practical

Using case examples, discussion and lecture, participants in this workshop will review models of ethical decision-making relevant to mental health practice.

USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo

USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest science festival in the country.
APA-ABA National Conference

APA-ABA National Conference

APA and ABA are co-sponsoring this continuing education national conference, on violence in the home, community and society.
Recent Press Releases

Employee Distrust is Pervasive in U.S. Workforce

APA survey finds only half of workers believe their employer is open and upfront with them
April 23, 2014

Mental Illness Not Usually Linked to Crime, Research Finds

Most offenders didn’t display pattern of crime related to mental illness symptoms over their lifetime, according to study
April 21, 2014

Teachers' Scare Tactics May Lead to Lower Exam Scores

Students not threatened by bad consequences of failing perform better on tests
April 21, 2014
Calls for Public Comment

Standards of Accreditation in Health Service Psychology

The Commission on Accreditation is accepting public comments on the proposed Standards of Accreditation.
Ends July 8, 2014.

APA in the News

Friending your shrink: When you find your therapist on social media

Therapists differ in opinion on the professional challenges, concerns and effects social media cause
April 15, 2014, New York Magazine

From 'The Hunger Games' to 'Game of Thrones,' victims of onscreen violence are getting younger

Prevalent on-screen violence against children and teens raises concerns that viewers may be desensitize to real crimes against young people
April 7, 2014, New York Daily News

Therapists' apps aim to help with mental health issues

Many mental health apps are on the market, but few are based on scientific research
March 26, 2014, NPR