Attend the police and public safety conference
in Denver before APA’s Annual Convention
Div. 18 (Psychologists in Public Service) section on Police
and Public Safety invites psychologists to attend its annual
conference, to be held on Aug. 3 in Denver prior to APA’s
Annual Convention, Aug. 4–7. Speakers will address such
topics as school violence prevention, procedural justice and
implicit bias. Members of the Police and Public Safety section
work toward increasing the understanding of behavior as it
relates to all aspects of public safety service, and on developing
ways to aid people who are served by and work for public
safety organizations, such as law enforcement agencies, fire
departments and emergency medical services. For more
information on the Police and Public Safety section, visit the
Div. 18 website at www.apadivisions.org/division-18/sections/
police/ index.aspx. Follow section news on Twitter via Casey O.
Stewart, PhD, at @CaseyOStewart.
Apply for Div. 29 research grants and awards
Div. 29 (Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy) seeks
applications for two research grants and four student paper
awards. All applications are due April 1. All applicants must be
members of Div. 29.
• The $10,000 Norine Johnson Psychotherapy Research
Grant for Early Career Psychologists funds research on
psychotherapist factors that may affect treatment effectiveness
and outcomes, such as type of training, amount of training,
personal characteristics, professional degree or discipline of the
• The Charles J. Gelso Psychotherapy Research Grants
fund research on the psychotherapy process or outcome. Three
$5,000 grants are available to graduate students, predoctoral
interns, postdoctoral fellows and doctoral-level psychologists.
A researcher can win only one of the three grants and the same
project or lab may not receive funding two years in a row.
Submit proposals for the Johnson and Gelso grants to Tracey A.
Martin in Div. 29 at email@example.com. Direct questions to
Susan Woodhouse, PhD, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find more
information at http://societyforpsychotherapy.org/members/
• The $5,000 Donald K. Freedheim Student Development
Award honors the best paper by a graduate student on
psychotherapy theory, practice or research.
• The $5,000 Diversity Award honors the best graduate
student paper on diversity issues in psychotherapy.
• The $5,000 Mathilda B. Canter Education and Training
Award honors the best graduate student paper on education,
supervision or training of psychotherapists.
• The $5,000 Jeffrey E. Barnett Psychotherapy Research
Paper Award honors the best graduate student paper that
addresses psychotherapist factors that may affect treatment
effectiveness and outcomes.
Submit applications for the four student paper competitions
electronically to Maria Lauer, chair of the Div. 29 Student
Development Committee, at email@example.com. Find
more information at http://societyforpsychotherapy.org/enter-
Fund a psychoanalytic service project
Div. 39 (Psychoanalysis) is accepting applications for the
$6,000 American Psychological Foundation/Div. 39 grant,
which funds community service projects inspired by
psychoanalytic principles. The grant supports direct service in
the community that targets clinical, organizational or social
problems, including problems related to social justice. The
division gives preference to programs that make a notable
contribution to the understanding, health and well-being of
an underserved population. The proposal deadline is June 15.
Direct questions to Samantha Edington at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find more information at http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/
Read findings of Div. 40 integrated-care survey
Div. 40 (Society for Clinical Neuropsychology) has published
findings from a membership survey in the January issue
of the journal The Clinical Neuropsychologist. The division
surveyed members working in integrated-care settings as a
way to inform the division on how to move forward in today’s
health-care landscape. Based on the findings, the division is
recommending more education and training on working in
integrated-care settings and more outcome studies on the
clinical benefits and cost-savings of having neuropsychologists
on integrated-care teams that are easily accessible. Read the
full article, “The times they are a changin’: Neuropsychology
and integrated care teams,” in Vol. 30, Issue 1 of The Clinical