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Aug
05

2015 American Psychological Association Convention

More than 110 faculty, students and alumni presented research, lead poster sessions and contributed to panel discussions at this year’s American Psychological Association Convention. The annual APA convention is the largest gathering of psychologists and psychology students in the world. Each year it attracts 11,000–14,000 attendees from all areas of specialization in psychology, education and policy, including numerous alumni, faculty and students of the nine APA-accredited […]

By Cielo Villasenor | Psychology
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Jun
16

APA Committee on Early Career Psychologists Call for Nominations

American Psychological Association 2015 Call for Nominations COMMITTEE ON EARLY CAREER PSYCHOLOGISTS The Committee on Early Career Psychologists (CECP) is seeking nominations for two representatives to serve a three-year term (2016-2018): Practice Representative: • Represent the early career practice community in APA • Advance, promote, and advocate for the professional interests of early career practicing psychologists in all settings • Support early career entry and […]

By Alliant Team | Psychology
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Jan
08

APAPO-PAC Reception Honoring Dr. Joanne Callan on January 22

Dr. Callan, Distinguished CSPP Professor,  is being honored on January 22, 2015 at the Education Fund of the APA Practice Organization Political Action Committee (APAPO-PAC), which is dedicated to advancing psychology’s education advocacy agenda. Dr. Callan has been a true leader in our community and is receiving the Political Advocacy Champion award.  If you wish to join the event will be in San Diego on Thursday, January 22nd […]

By Alliant Team | Psychology
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Nov
13
Sep
11

Is Universal Screening Worth the Investment for Schools?

Universal Screening in Educational Settings: Evidence-Based Decision Making for Schools, edited by Ryan J. Kettler, Todd A. Glover, Craig A. Albers, and Kelly A. Feeney-Kettler, addresses the utility of universal screenings in schools for assessing academic competencies and the socioemotional and behavioral needs of students. The book provides guidance for implementing universal screening in educational settings and framing the approach within a Response to Intervention […]

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Sep
04

Strong Health Policy or the Nanny State?

In their review of A Big Fat Crisis, Mary Ellen Olbrisch and Lauren King question how realistic author Deborah Cohen’s policy recommendations are with respect to supermarket, restaurant, and food industry products and advertising. Whereas Cohen focuses on the failure of individuals’ approaches to control obesity, the reviewers provide insight into how the public health approach to the obesity problem has been received and suggest some reasons for negative reactions […]

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Aug
13

Student and Faculty Kudos from the 2014 American Psychological Association (APA) Convention

At this year’s Annual American Psychological Association Convention, the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) was well represented with more than 105 presentations and posters by students and faculty! Several of our students’ posters and presentations won awards and many of our faculty were recognized for their achievements (listed below). Special thanks to Michael Newman and Erica Nogueira for running the CSPP exhibit booth during […]

By Cielo Villasenor | Uncategorized
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Jul
31

APA Convention Sessions of Note | Attention: Grad Students

If you are attending the 2014 APA convention, please view the sessions below and be sure to mark them on your calendar. This list can also be viewed online at http://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2014/07/convention-sessions.aspx   Convention sessions especially for science-oriented graduate students At the American Psychological Association Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., Aug. 7-10, 2014, the APA Science Student Council (SSC) and the American Psychological Association of Graduate […]

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Jul
23

Predicating Managers’ Intentions to Hire, Develop, and Promote Women in SET Professions

The underrepresentation of women in the professional science, engineering, and technology (SET) jobs was addressed in a recent study published in the June issue of Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research by Shirley Braun and Rebecca A. Turner. The study was conducted through a series of interviews and surveys of middle managers who influence how employees are treated, developed, promoted and compensated. Braun and Turner […]

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