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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…

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…

Psychologists on the Orlando Shooting

Psychologists on the Orlando Shooting In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) has put together several related resources offered by the  American Psychological Association (APA). Please feel free to circulate widely. ArPA can be reached for any additional information or resources needed. The following articles are found…