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- Institute of Medicine releases report on status of HIV care in the U.S.
The report identifies indicators and data systems that should be used to measure HIV care and access to support services as well as the effect of the health care reform law.
- APA's Breckler testifies before Congress on FY13 budgets for NSF, NASA, and DOJ
Breckler also encouraged the subcommittee to provide increased funding for Department of Justice programs related to juvenile justice
- Recent Generations Focus More on Fame, Money Than Giving Back
Young adults less interested in community issues, politics and environment, finds new research
- Guidelines for Preparing High School Psychology Teachers Approved
New guidelines now go to state boards of education
- Going for the gold: APA building earns environmental certification
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded APA’s property at 10 G Street, NE, a Gold Certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance.
- Norwegian Psychological Association staff visit APA headquarters
Staff from both associations discussed communication strategies, ideas for future collaborative projects and mutual goals.
From APA Publishing
- New mobile app answers psychologists’ clinical questions
- APA Journals now publishes Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology
APA is the new publisher of the official journal for the Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence (Div. 48).
Calls for Nominations and Programs
- APA Fellows Committee
The APA Fellows Committee seeks nominations for two new members for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2013.
- High School Psychology Teacher Network Grants
$3,000 to support the development of local and regional networks of high school psychology teachers. Proposals to support local workshops for teachers are preferred.
- Call for programs: National Multicultural Conference and Summit
Conference coordinators are seeking proposals on a range of topics by May 4 for the event focusing on transforming multicultural psychology.
- APA seeks nominations for 2013 awards
Nominate your colleagues now for next year’s annual convention
Why Good Friends Make You Happy – U.S. News & World Report
"Relationships help people feel that they're worthy, that they are capable, that they can set goals and accomplish them, and that they can control their life," says Toni Antonucci, a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan.