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  • 1.Resolution on Firearm Violence Research and Prevention
    APA resolves to encourage the scientific study of firearm violence and its prevention, and to encourage psychologists to respond to the problem of firearm violence as scientists, practitioners and educators.
    Policy (January 2014)
  • 2.Recognition of Psychotherapy Effectiveness
    In 2012, the Council of Representatives approved the resolution that, as a healing practice and professional service, psychotherapy is effective and highly cost-effective. Consequently, psychotherapy should be included in the health care system as an established evidence-based practice.
    Policy (August 2012)
  • 3.APA Resolution on Children's Mental Health
    There is a disparity of access to appropriate evidence-based promotion, prevention and treatment services based on poverty, ethnicity, race and special needs of children.
    Policy
  • 4.Resolution on Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples
    Civil marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships perpetuates the stigma historically attached to homosexuality, and reinforces prejudice against lesbian, gay and bisexual people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
    Policy
  • 5.Resolution On Male Violence Against Women
    Violence against women is a major cause of reduced quality of life, distress, injury and death for women and has serious secondary effects for families, communities and the economy
    Policy
  • 6.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 2)
    Current Public Interest policies of the American Psychological Association, on subjects such as disabilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, antisemitism, obesity and ethnic minorities.
    Policy
  • 7.Chapter X: Professional Affairs (Part 2)
    Policies regarding the profession of psychology, including the stigma of mental illness, the health care system, diagnosis of autism, treatment guidelines, outpatient civil commitment, record-keeping, evidence-based practice and child custody.
    Policy
  • 8.The Use of Anatomically Detailed Dolls in Forensic Evaluations
    Such dolls may help children to communicate when their language skills or emotional concerns preclude direct verbal responses and act as props for older children with difficulty expressing themselves verbally on sexual topics.
    Policy
  • 9.APA Resolution on Immigrant Children, Youth and Families
    Immigration has implications for the well-being of individuals and families, which are especially intense for children, ethnic minorities, impoverished socioeconomic classes, women, lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons,and individuals with disabilities.
    Policy
  • 10.APA Resolution on UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention's Optional Protocols
    APA strongly supports the principles and optional protocols of the UN Convention on the rights of the child, and will examine the implications of the principles in the Convention for psychologists' practice, research, education and advocacy.
    Policy
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Results 110 of 11 for "Policy"X related to "Preventing Violence: Research and..."