Div. 2 offers e-books on i Tunes
Div. 2 (Society for the Teaching
of Psychology) has released two
new e-books on i Tunes: “Effective
Evaluation of Teaching: A Guide
for Faculty and Administration”
and “Faculty Virtues and
Character Strengths: Reflective
Exercises for Sustained Renewal.”
Download the books for free
on i Tunes or from the division
website at www.teachpsych.org.
Psychologists who subscribe
with the Div. 2 e-books via i Tunes
are automatically sent Div. 2
e-books as they are published.
Div. 12 to focus on evidence-
Div. 12 (Society of Clinical
Mark Sobell, PhD, encourages
members to share ideas for
APA’s 2013 Annual Convention
programming under his
presidential theme “Transferring
Evidence-Based Treatments to the
Practice Community: How Can
Practitioners and Researchers
Make it Work?” The theme
encourages collaboration among
members that promote making
research relevant for practice, he
“The division also hopes to
collaborate with other divisions
to initiate innovative ways for
practitioners and researchers
to come together,” says Sobell.
Contact Sobell at sobellm@nova.
Div. 37 to offer child advocacy workshop
Div. 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice) is hosting
a free workshop, “Becoming a Strong Advocate for Children,”
during the National Conference in Clinical and Child Adolescent
Psychology, to be held Oct. 18–20 in Lawrence, Kan. Led by Nina
G. Levitt, PhD, of APA’s Government Relations Office, and Brian
Wilcox, PhD, who directs the Center on Children, Families and the
Law at the University of Nebraska, the workshop will cover how to
advocate on behalf of children and youth, particularly at the state
level in the areas of child mental health, child welfare and juvenile
justice policy issues.
To register for the workshop or conference, go to www.
Div. 15 offers dissertation prize
Div. 15 (Educational) welcomes
applications for its Paul R. Pintrich
Outstanding Dissertation Award.
The award includes a $500 prize,
a plaque, an invitation to present
at APA’s 2014 Annual Convention
in Washington, D.C., and up to
$1,000 for travel to and from the
meeting. Applicants must be Div.