Save the dates

Upcoming conventions, conferences, meetings, and APA Convention sessions

1. Webinar: Improving Domestic Violence Health Care Responses through Advocacy-led Trainings for Health Care Providers
October 14, 2010
11am – 1pm PDT

To register or for more information, please visit the Family Violence Prevention Fund: Health Care website

2. African Refugee Health: Best Practices
October 15-17, 2010
Bates College in Lewiston, Maine
Call For Posters Closed

Information: The mission of this conference is to educate health providers and administrators in best practices for refugee health care, with a focus on African refugees; bring together experts on African refugee health from North America and Africa including domestic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and African field office CDC; and promote professional leadership among refugees and immigrants.

3. Webinar: Responding to Lifetime Exposure Abuse in Home Visitation Programs
November 10, 2010
11am – 1pm PDT

To register or for more information, please visit the Family Violence Prevention Fund: Health Care website

4. National Latino/a Psychological Association (NLPA) 2010 Biennial Conference: “Latinas: Celebrating the Psychological Strengths and Resilience of Latina Women and Girls”
November 12 – 13, 2010
The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio, TX

Information: NLPA will feature keynote addresses from President-Elect of the American Psychological Association (APA) Melba Vasquez, PhD, ABPP, and Patricia Arredondo, EdD, the first Hispanic President of the American Counseling Association.   The NLPA conference will include symposia, paper presentations, CEU programming, student programming, awards, and social networking.

5. Annual Conference Improving Services for Children and Families:
Family & Youth Roundtable “Stigma = Discrimination and Disparities”
February 23-25, 2011
San Diego, California

Information: This conference’s purpose is to share learning experiences on what public systems, community based organizations, schools, researchers, families, youth, and each of us are doing or could do to eliminate stigma, discrimination, and disparities in our communities.

6. 36th Annual Association for Women in Psychology (AWP) Conference
“Generating Feminisms: Building Partnerships, Recognizing Continuity, and Growing Community Across the Feminist Generation(s)”
March 3 – 6, 2011
Hyatt Regency at Penn’s Landing Philadelphia, PA

Information: The conference coordinators, Lauri Hyers and Ellie Brown, are early in the planning stages and welcome volunteers for the conference planning committee, especially individuals who are in the Philadelphia region. Interested volunteers, please e-mail Ellie Brown; for general conference questions, please e-mail Lauri Hyers or call 610-436-2925. Call For Papers due October 29, 2010

7. Gender and Climate Change: Women, Research and Action International Conference
September 15-16, 2011
Prato, Italy

Information: Gender and Climate Change is an international conference that will seek to bring together the latest research in key areas of gender and climate change, to highlight impacts of climate change on women, and to draw together a body of knowledge for input into the 2011 United Nations Framework Convention (COP 17) and the Earth Summit 2012. Visit the Gender and Climate Change 2011 Conference website for call for papers information.