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  • 1.Children today are more imaginative than in the 1980s, study suggests
    Children today appear to play more comfortably and imaginatively than they did 25 years ago, according to a study that examined children's cognition and emotional expression during five minutes of unstructured play.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (September 2012)
  • 2.Six psychologists elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an honorary society and research center located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, recently announced the election of 212 new members.
    (May 2011)
  • 3.Council of National Psychology Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests (CNPAAEMI)
    This council is comprised of national psychology organizations' leaders whom meet to address issues of importance to ethnic minorities and to the advancement of ethnic minority interests. The council's goals include promoting the professional/career development of ethnic/racial minority psychologists, advancing multicultural competence of psychologists, promoting culturally competent service delivery models of psychological care, and more.
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  • 4.How will China’s only children care for their aging parents?
    Some in China are beginning to wonder whether a generation of only children — sometimes pejoratively called "little emperors" — will be ready to take on the challenge of caring for their aging parents without any siblings to ease the burden.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (October 2011)
  • 5.Dr. Lula A. Beatty Joins APA to Work on Substance Abuse and Health Disparities
    Beatty, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Special Populations Office in the Office of the Director, comes to APA on a temporary basis and is working in APA's Public Interest Directorate on substance abuse and health disparities issues such as racial/ethnic minority research and participation of underrepresented scholars in drug abuse and addiction research.
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  • 6.APA Divisions Interested in Children, Youth, and Families Issues
    Divisions interested in children, youth, and families issues include: Developmental Psychology (Division 7), School Psychology (Division 16), Counseling Psychology (Division 17), the Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice (Division 37), and others.
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  • 7.141: Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents---Screening, Intervention, and Outcome Assessment
    This introductory workshop describes the Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents for preventive screening, intervention planning and outcomes assessment for youth ages 9-18. Based on a three-factor model of personal resiliency, it boils down a conceptually complex field for empirically supported measurement and application.
    Continuing Education Program (August 2014)
  • 8.176: What Every Psychologist Needs to Know About Effects of Media on Children and Adolescents
    This introductory workshop will address questions such as how far the media’s influence actually extends, whether violent video games result in mass shootings, if sexual content leads to earlier sexual intercourse and whether the media are responsible for the current epidemic of child and adolescent obesity.
    Continuing Education Program (August 2014)
  • 9.Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse (Division 28)
    Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse (Division 28) promotes teaching, research, and dissemination of information about the effects of drugs on behavior. Addresses issues related to animal research, neurobehavioral toxicology, psychopharmacology training programs, treatments for drug addiction, and public policy for medication regulation.
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  • 10.APA member provides crucial expertise for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (NCMHAD)
    APA member Tony Mannarino, PhD, addressed a congressional briefing in recognition of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day (NCMHAD), and spoke about the impact of child trauma.
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