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Impact of Discrimination Part 1: Experiencing Discrimination

The American Psychological Association‘s 2015 Stress in America Survey results are in, this year highlighting the impact of discrimination on various groups. We will be posting survey findings in a several-part series. You can also see the survey and related information in its entirety at http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/index.aspx. Here is the first of the series: Impact of…

Game Changer for Black Psychologists

“Starting in the late 1950s, Joseph L. White boldly forged the domain of black psychology. Today, the ‘godfather of black psychology’ looks back on his 60-year career championing the rights of blacks and his 1968 confrontation with APA’s Board of Directors”. Dr. Joseph White was honored during the 2015 Annual APA Convention in Toronto and…

Reflections from the Past, or Perhaps the Future?

Former APA President Reflects on the Past and Future of Psychology Pat Deleon, PhD, Former APA President For nearly four decades, I had the honor of serving on the staff of the late-U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye, retiring in the fall of 2011 as his chief of staff. During that time, I was actively involved within…

Living in a World of Diverse Religions – APA Statement

Living in a World of Diverse Religions Statement of Board of Directors American Psychological Association December 10, 2015 Since the founding of our nation, religious liberty has been at the heart of the American vision of democratic freedom. Within the framework of the U.S. Constitution, the right to practice one’s religion is recognized and upheld.…

THE 2015 APA TORONTO CONVENTION

THE 2015 APA TORONTO CONVENTION Pat DeLeon, former APA President – Hawaii Psychological Association Toronto is a beautiful city and the weather was nearly perfect. In between sessions, it was possible to wander through historic neighborhoods and, for example, Canada’s Walk of Fame highlighting actors, musicians, outstanding hockey players — such as Maurice “Rocket” Richard…