APA Independent Review

This page is a list of relevant stories, press releases and information to keep Arkansas psychologists and the general public up-to-date on APA’s Independent review and their subsequent actions to address the Hoffman Report.

APA Apology and Moving Forward

Released from APA on July 24, 2015, via List serve Dear Members, As is true for us, we know the contents of the Independent Review (IR) report are extremely troubling and painful to our members. We have heard from many that you feel the profession you love and respect has been tarnished and, for some,…

ArPA’s Response to APA’s Independent Review Relating to Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations and Torture

Arkansas Psychological Association’s Response to APA’s Independent Review Relating to Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations, and Torture The Arkansas Psychological Association’s (ArPA) Board of Directors is closely following the recent report by David Hoffman, which found evidence of a relationship between certain leaders in the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Bush Administration’s interrogation and…

A Time of Crisis, Opportunity, and Growth

A Time of Crisis, Opportunity, and Growth The revelations in the recently released Hoffman independent review report represent an unprecedented crisis for our Association. As your CEO, I want to express my deepest regrets for the events described in the report, which hurt us all tremendously. Many of you have shared with me the range…

Update from Nadine Kaslow: APA Response to the Independent Review

7/19/2015  Email Update to the APA Council of Representatives (Republished with Permission) Dear Council Colleagues: We promised more frequent updates. So this is the next in our series. First to those of you pushing for accountability—thank you for your involvement and focus. We know that you want to ensure that the organization’s culture and people…