APA International News Bulletin


El Comité de Asuntos Internacionales de la APPR, nos comparte este boletín del Comite de Asuntos Internacionales de la APA. El mismo incluye oportunidades de colaboración internacionales, Fellowship in Global Mental Health y oportunidades Fulbright Scholar.

INTERNATIONAL NEWS BULLETIN

CUBA – HOMINIS2016

Travel with APA to attend Hominis2016 in Havana, Cuba. The APA-0rganized trip takes place May 7-15. Following an evening oriienttion dinner in Miami (May 7) the group departs for Havana May 8. Activities include orientation to the Cuban psychology education and training systems, the Cuban health care system, and Cuban society, followed by attending Hominis2016 (May 11-13), Hominis2016 (see www.homoniscuba.com will be held in the Havana Conference Center. This trip is part of APA’s International Learning Partner Program to foster collaboration and exchange. For more information, please visit: http://www.apa.org/international/outreach/learning-partner.aspx.

GLOBAL NETWORK

GLOBAL CLINICAL PRACTICE NETWORK (GCPN)

Mental health and primary care professionals are invited to join the GLOBAL CLINICAL PRACTICE NETWORK (GCPN). This is a network of more than 11,000 mental health researchers, clinicians and practitioners in 139 countries. For more information, please visit: http://www.globalclinicalpractice.net.

GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIP

APA-IUPsyS Global Mental Health Fellowship A unique opportunity for a psychologist to spend one year in Geneva, Switzerland, at the World Health Organization (WHO), in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Applicants must be APA members or have applied for APA membership at the time of application, and hold a doctoral degree in psychology. For more information visit: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/global-health-fellowship.aspx Deadline: September 30, 2015

FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR OPPORTUNITIES

Core Fulbright Scholar Program

For more information, please visit: http://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program. For a listing of all Fulbright awards, please visit: http://www.cies.org/programs. Deadline: August 15, 2015

Fulbright-Fogarty Opportunities Specifically for fellows and scholars in Public Health. For more information, please visit:

http://www.fic.nih.gov/Programs/Pages/fulbright-fellowships.aspx?utm_source=funding-news&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=funding-news.

GRANTS

Small Grants for Program Development of National Psychology Associations

This award provides funds to support the growth and development of organized psychology around the world. National psychology organizations outside the U.S. and Canada are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to psychology organizations that are in developing or low-income countries and broadly representative of psychologists in their country or region. For more information visit: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/cirp-small-grants.aspx. Deadline: September 1, 2015 Henry P. David Research and Travel Grants

One $1,500 Research Grant to support of ongoing research in behavioral aspects of population studies or human reproductive behavior. One $1,500 Travel Grant to support for a non-U.S. reproductive health/population science professional to travel to and participate in the Psychosocial Workshop, held in conjunction with the Population Association of America annual meeting. For more information, please visit: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/david.aspx. Deadline: December 1, 2015.

Frances M. Culbertson Travel Grant $1,500 to support women from developing countries who are in the early stages of their careers by providing travel funds to attend conferences in psychology (preference for the International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, ICP2016). Recipients of the grant also receive a two-year affiliate membership in the American Psychological Association. For more information visit: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/culbertson.aspx. Deadline: February 15, 2016.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Psychological Assessment Journal

A scholarly APA journal committed to empirical research relevant to clinical assessment, in broad terms, relevant to basic and applied cognition, personality, interpersonal behavior, psychopathology, forensics, and biological psychology. Call for papers for a special section on Assessment in Health Psychology. For more information, please visit: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/pas/call-for-papers-health-psychology.aspx. Deadline September 1, 2015.

Caribbean Journal of Psychology (CJP)

An academic, peer-reviewed journal focused on psychology in the English-speaking Caribbean. CJP is currently available as a free, open access publication: http://ojs.mona.uwi.edu/index.php/cjpsy. CJP is now accepting papers. For more information on guidelines to submit a paper, please visit: http://ojs.mona.uwi.edu/index.php/cjpsy/about/submissions#authorGuidelines.

CONFERENCES

International Council of Psychologists Registration is also open for the 74th Annual Convention in Toronto, Canada from August 1-3, 2015. For more information, please visit: http://www.icpweb.org/#!events/c226e.

International Psychology of Women Summit

International Summit: “From International to Transnational: Transforming the Psychology of Women” registration now open. The Summit’s goal is to foster new directions in the psychology of women through exploration and awareness of international and transnational perspectives. August 4-5, 2015, Toronto Canada. For more information, please visit: http://www.chestnuthillwebdesign.com/index.htm.

APA123rd Annual Convention There is still time to register! Convention program is now available to create a personal schedule. For more information for international visitors visit: http://www.apa.org/convention/programming/international/index.aspx.

27th Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research

This conference will take place at St. Francis College, New York City, USA on November 6, 2015. The conference theme is: Promoting Peace for Children and Adults. Faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students are invited to submit papers or posters for possible presentation. Presentation proposals (300 word abstracts) are due by 5pm Friday, October 9th, 2015 to NYBehavioralConference2015@gmail.com

3rd Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology (CRCP2016), Hosted in Port au Prince, Haïti, Nov. 7-11, 2016, with the theme "Promoting Caribbean Health with Multiculturalism and Multilingualism: Challenges and Opportunities." For more information visit: www.crcp2016.org to view the Call for Submissions. Early submission deadline: September 15, 2015

PUBLICATIONS

NEW from APA Publications

Wanting to Maximize the Positive and Minimize the Negative: Implications for Mixed Affective Experience in American and Chinese Contexts.

Sims, Tamara; Tsai, Jeanne L.; Jiang, Da; Wang, Yaheng; Fung, Helene H.; Zhang, Xiulan

doi: 10.1037/a0039276

Recovery Assessment Scale: Testing Validity With Portuguese Community-Based Mental Health Organization Users.

Jorge-Monteiro, Maria F.; Ornelas, José H.

doi: 10.1037/pas0000176

Psychometric Properties of Glasgow Sleep Effort Scale in Portuguese Language.

Meia-Via, Mariana Soares; Marques, Daniel Ruivo; Espie, Colin A.; da Silva, Carlos Fernandes; Allen Gomes, Ana

doi: 10.1037/pas0000178

Happiness and Age in European Adults: The Moderating Role of Gross Domestic Product per Capita.

Morgan, Jessica; Robinson, Oliver; Thompson, Trevor

doi: 10.1037/pag0000034

History of psychological knowledge in Brazilian culture: Weaving threads on the loom of time.

Page 170-182

Massimi, Marina; Gontijo, Sandro R.

The origins and professionalization of cognitive psychotherapy in Argentina.

Page 205-214

Korman, Guido Pablo; Viotti, Nicolás; Garay, Cristian Javier

Research report on a new volume on the crises in Italian psychology.

Page 215-217

Morgese, Giorgia

Free Access to Journals

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