APA policy statements on topics such as ethics, health care reform, and LGBT issues.
Council Policy Manual
The Council Policy Manual is a collection of policy actions taken by the APA Council of Representatives from 1960 to the present. These are official APA policies, covering issues such as convention affairs, education, ethics, ethnic minority affairs, international affairs, practice and science.
APA Council of Representatives Directs Change in its Ethics Code to Prevent So-Called Nuremberg Defense
The APA Ethics Committee has said that no defense for torture will ever be acceptable within the APA ethics adjudication process.
APA Actions to Implement the Council Resolutions Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
The American Psychological Association (APA) has undertaken several actions over the past year to implement the APA Council of Representatives resolutions against torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.