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Arkansas Companies Recognized as Psychologically Healthy

TWO ARKANSAS COMPANIES RECEIVE ArPA PSYCHOLOGICALLY HEALTHY WORKPLACE AWARD The Arkansas Psychological Association’s Psychologically Health Workplace Award (PHWA) program recognizes employers for creating workplaces that foster employee health and well-being while enhancing organizational performance. Two Arkansas organizations received a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award from the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA). Award recipients included: Optus, Inc. (For…

Diversity Committee: Hispanic Heritage Month Activities

ArPA’s Diversity Committee Active in the Community for Hispanic Heritage Month Hispanic Heritage Month was from September 15th through October 15th On September 22, 2016, the ArPA Diversity Committee partnered with the Arkansas Hispanic Health Coalition, Arkansas Human Development Corporation, Ventanilla de Salud, and Mexican Consulate to host a discussion with Latino leaders in Arkansas.…

AR Companies Receive Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

Program Recognizes Employers for Creating Workplaces That Foster Employee Health and Well-being While Enhancing Organizational Performance Two Arkansas organizations will receive a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award from the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA). Award recipients include: Optus, Inc. (For profit category) Women & Children First (Not for profit category) “In this time of high job stress…

Arkansas VA Postdoctoral Fellowship In Clinical Neuropsychology

CENTRAL ARKANSAS VETERANS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) is pleased to announce recruitment for one postdoctoral clinical neuropsychology fellow within our APA-accredited Psychology Postdoctoral and Interprofessional Fellowship program for the 2016-2018 training cycle beginning approximately August/ September, 2016. The neuropsychology training program is designed to prepare…

Same-sex Couples Gain Right to Marry – US Supreme Court Ruling

Same-sex Couples Gain Right to Marry -US Supreme Court Ruling-   A resolution supporting full marriage equality for same-sex couples was adopted by the Arkansas Psychological Association on May 9, 2014. Today, the Supreme Court of the United States fulfilled that resolution in its landmark decision granting same-sex couples the right to marry and have…

Celebrate 50 Years of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

ArPA Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act The Arkansas Psychological Association   On Wednesday, July 2, 2014 the Arkansas Psychological Association will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.   The purpose of the event is to raise awareness of the impact of discrimination in the workplace on those groups named…