APA and Chinese Psychological Society:
Furthering interaction and exchange
On Oct. 3 and 4, representatives from the Chinese Psychological Society met with APA
staff, and the two organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate
future exchange and interaction.
APA’s Dr. Norman B. Anderson, center, met with psychologists from the Chinese
Psychological Society. From left to right: Xiaolan Fu, Yufang Yang, Kan Zhang and
Psychology is growing rapidly in China, and the CPS delegation, including Yufang
Yang (president), Kan Zhang (past president), Buxin Han (deputy secretary-general) and
Xiaolan Fu, came to Washington to discuss with APA models of psychology association
activities. The two-day meeting began with a briefing by the Chinese delegation about
psychology in China and discussion with APA’s Executive Management Group about how
the different facets of APA work. The delegation held further conversations with staff
from APA’s directorates and offices.
APA’s Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Psychological Society, its
ninth with national psychology associations, opens the door to collaborations between
the two organizations. Preliminary discussion focused on models of continuing
education, disaster response and public education.
To see more photos of the visit, go to our digital edition at www.apa.
to visit Cuba
APA is joining forces with
Professionals Abroad to send a study
delegation to Cuba to focus on
practices, treatment, education and
research in psychology.
The delegation, led by APA
Past President Carol Goodheart,
EdD, will leave Miami March 18
and return March 23. Delegates
will participate in professional
meetings and site visits each day.
The agenda for meetings and topics
for discussion will be determined
by the professional background and
preferred focus areas for topics of
APA members who are interested
in joining the delegation may
find details and costs by visiting
the Professionals Abroad website
and selecting the “APA delegation