APA: Open 2020 Calls for Comments

Posted: January 23, 2020

Guidelines for the Evaluation of Dementia and Age-Related Cognitive Change
The Task Force to Update the 2011 Guidelines for the Evaluation of Dementia and Age-Related Cognitive Change is preparing to update the guidelines and is accepting comments to inform its work.
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2020


Resolution on Ending Homelessness
APA’s Committee on Socioeconomic Status is accepting comments for the revised Resolution on Ending Homelessness. All APA boards and committees, divisions, affiliated psychological associations, and other appropriate groups and individuals are asked to provide comments.
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2020


Guideline for Assessment of and Intervention with Person with Disabilities
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2020


CRSPPP Petitions Posted for Public Comment
The APA’s Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology (CRSPPP) is accepting comments for specialty and proficiency petitions.
Deadline: March 6, 2020

 

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Resolution on Ending Homelessness

Posted: January 7th, 2020

The APA’s Committee on Socioeconomic Status is accepting comments for the revised Resolution on Ending Homelessness. 

Link to Commenthttp://apaoutside.apa.org/PubIntCSS/Public/default.asp

Deadline for Comments: February 28, 2020

Policy Review

 

Public Comments for Guideline for Assessment of and Intervention with Person with Disabilities

Posted: January 6th, 2020

APA is looking for comments for Guideline for Assessment of and Intervention with Person with Disabilities. Submit your comments here

 

Psychologists from 40 Countries Pledged to Use Their Jobs to Address Climate Change

Posted: January 5th, 2020

The leaders of psychological associations from more than 40 countries signed a proclamation this week at a conference on psychology and global health in Lisbon, pledging to use their expertise as psychologists to “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.”

Already, psychologists have recognized that climate change is a threat to psychological health. But with this move, psychological associations from around the world are signaling a desire to actually address the problem. 

The American Psychological Association, one of the groups whose leaders signed the document, made history in 2017 by throwing its weight behind a body of research that pointed to “eco anxiety” as a legitimate affliction. That year, the APA published a 69-page report that urged broad recognition of the connection between mental health and climate change: The changing environment is a legitimate source of distress already affecting many people, the report emphasized, and it has the potential to be psychologically destabilizing.

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