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Gender Identity and Non-Conforming Individuals

Report from the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Fall Conference: Resources on Gender Identity and Non-Conforming Individuals October 13, 2017 Pat Griffen, PhD “Gender Identity” was one of the featured workshops for the 2017 ArPA Fall Conference. The workshop was designed to provide a comprehensive overview of gender identity for psychologists and mental health professionals to…

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…

ArPA Event: The Future of Work (Wed., Oct. 19, 2016)

The Future of Work: Legal, Ethical, and Practical Strategies for Optimizing the Workplace Environment Wednesday, October 19, 2016 The Pavilion Room (at Trio’s Restaurant) 8201 Cantrell, Suite 100 Little Rock, AR 72227 Fee: $50 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. The Future of Work: Legal, Ethical, and Practical Strategies for Optimizing the Workplace Environment Joyce Fowler,…

UCA and ArPA Diversity Summit – October 7

University of Central Arkansas (UCA) is hosting a diversity summit on Friday, October 7th, 2016, from 9am to 4 pm. Location is the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, Arkansas Keynote Speaker: Huberta Jackson-Lowman, PhD “The Diversity Mandate: Fostering Social Justice and Mental Health” Other workshops and sessions include: Workshops for undergraduate and graduate students Workshop on…

Kudos to the ArPA Diversity Committee

On yesterday, July 14th, 2016, under the leadership of Drs. Khiela Holmes and Nick Rios, the ArPA Diversity Committee convened a community gathering at Christ Church in Little Rock. The topic of discussion was, “Affirming The Transgender Community – A Discussion with Local Leaders.”   Panelists included: Dr. Janet Cathey – OB/GYN with the UAMS Gender…

Event Thursday, July 14: Affirming the Transgender Community

Affirming the Transgender Community: A Discussion with Local Leaders Date and Time: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 5:30pm Location: Christ Episcopal Church 509 Scott Street Little Rock, AR 72201 This event is free and open to all, and no registration is required. For more information, contact Dr. Khiela Holmes at KJHolmes@uams.edu. Sponsored by the Arkansas…