Diversity Resources

News, resources and information on diversity and multicultural issues.

Interactive teleconference with Yvette Harris – APA Practice Institute

Meet the Authors: An Interview with Yvette Harris, Ph.D. Wednesday January 8th from 4:00 – 5:00 PM Eastern Time Dr. Harris is author of The African American Child: Development and Challenges published by Springer Books.   Dr. Harris  is Professor of Psychology, Miami University, Ohio. Her research focuses on exploring the environmental contributions to preschool and school age cognitive…

Scholars Program: Multicultural Concerns Committee, APA Division of Psychoanalysis

Scholars Program:  Multicultural Concerns Committee, Division of Psychoanalysis, American Psychological Association The Multicultural Concerns Committee (MCC) of the Division of 39 of APA is pleased to announce the Division’s new Scholars Program.  We are calling for applications for this program from students or early career professionals who have an interest in the area of ethnic/racial/cultural…

National Hispanic and Latino Conference – Save the Date!

Did you know the National Hispanic and Latino ATTC is organizing a national conference? Integrating Research, Education, and Services to Reduce Behavioral Health Disparities in Hispanic and Latino Populations SAVE THE DATE! October 8-9, 2014 The proposed conference is based on the fundamental assumption that Hispanic and Latino populations have behavioral health disparities. This conference will…

Intimate partner violence in Hispanic and Latino population

 Intimate partner violence (IPV) poses a significant risk to the physical health; it is associated with increased mortality, injury and disability, worse general health status, chronic pain, substance abuse, and reproductive disorders. You might access the following link for a downloadable copy of this fact sheet. The fact sheet is available in English and Spanish:…