In the Public Interest
A publication of the Public Interest Directorate
In This Issue
- Children and trauma: Report of the Task Force on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma in Children and Adolescents
The Task Force on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma in Children and Adolescents identified “what we know” and “what we need to know” regarding the development and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in youth.
- Graduate Faculty in Psychology Interested in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues 2009 Survey
The 2009 questionnaire asked graduate departments about courses, supervision, dissertations, theses, and training related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.
- Office on AIDS
The American Psychological Association's Office on AIDS provides information, training, and technical assistance on a wide range of HIV/AIDS-related topics.
- Work, Stress and Health 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations
The 2015 conference in Atlanta will give special attention to the concept of "sustainability," and the integral role of occupational safety and health in sustainable economic growth.
- Promoting Psychological Research and Training on Health Disparities
Find resources from the Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs on health disparities research and training, including the ProDIGS small grants program.
- Effects of Poverty, Hunger and Homelessness on Children and Youth
A summary of the myriad effects of poverty, homelessness and hunger on children and youth.
- Enhancing Your Interactions With People With Disabilities
This publication illustrates appropriate ways to reflect the increased participation of people with disabilities in our society.
- 2014 Call for Applications to the Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology
Women psychologists in clinical and consulting fields, in addition to academia and academic medicine, are now eligible
- Committee on Psychology in the Public Interest Awards
This awards program recognizes psychologists who have made distinguished contributions to the Public Interest that advance psychology as a science and/or a profession.
- Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest
This award recognizes people who have advanced psychology as a science and/or profession by a single extraordinary achievement or a lifetime of outstanding contributions in the public interest.
- February 2010 Policy Update
Public Interest Government Relations Office updates on federal policy issues, including juvenile justice priorities, mental health workforce needs, and the public interest policy internship.
Other Related Articles and Information
- Ask the Psychologist Column Now on the ACT Program
The “Ask the Psychologist” column shares information, skills, and knowledge with parents and caregivers on how to raise children without violence. Responses to the questions appearing in the column reflect psychological research and the expertise of the psychologists responding and are based on the ACT program curriculum.