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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…

Calling Businesses for Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards

The Arkansas Psychological Association is sponsoring the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award (PHWA) to recognize organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to programs and policies that foster employee health and well-being, as well as organizational performance. The award program is supported by the American Psychological Association. Winners will be:  Featured in the media  Honored…

Historical Contributions of Black Psychologists from Arkansas

Historical Contributions of Black Psychologists from Arkansas: Acknowledging the Road They Have Paved Where do we go from here? By Patricia L. Griffen, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist The Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) in collaboration with the Arkansas Association of Black Psychology Professionals (AABPP) sponsored a Black History Month event on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at historic…

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…

ArPA Leadership 2016

  Board of Directors Executive Committee: President – Khiela Holmes, Ph.D. President-Elect – Tisha Dean, Ph.D. Vice-President – Patricia Walz, Ph.D. Secretary – Janissa Jackson, Ph.D. Treasurer – Ann Prather, Ph.D.   Directors-at-Large: Glen White, Ph.D. Amy Seay, Ph.D. Carrie Crownover, Ph.D. Betty Everett, Ph.D. Executive Director – Anne Fuller   Standing Committee Chairs: Communications – Rebekah Evans, Ph.D. Director…

Contributions from Black Psychologists in Arkansas

Historical Contributions of Black Psychologists from Arkansas: Acknowledging the Road They Have Paved   Where do we go from here? Thursday, February 18, 2016 • 5:30pm to 7:30pm Philander Smith College • 900 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Dr. Little Rock, AR • Titus Building room 107 Topics for discussion will be: Education Mental Health…