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ArPA’s Response to APA’s Independent Review Relating to Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations and Torture

Arkansas Psychological Association’s Response to APA’s Independent Review Relating to Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations, and Torture The Arkansas Psychological Association’s (ArPA) Board of Directors is closely following the recent report by David Hoffman, which found evidence of a relationship between certain leaders in the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Bush Administration’s interrogation and…

How is ArPA Responding to APA’s Independent Review?

Dear ArPA Membership The Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Executive Committee and the Board of Directors met Friday Afternoon, July 17th, to discuss the APA’s Independent Review and how ArPA should respond as an organization. After much discussion, four action steps were developed. First, the Board voted to draft a public response that, among other things,…

ArPA Celebrate Diversity Gatherings

  ArPA Diversity Committee Celebrate Diversity Gatherings Who? Arkansas Psychological Association’s (ARPA) Diversity Committee and all Arkansas behavioral health professionals from all behavioral health disciplines, who have a passion for celebrating diversity. What? Dia de los Muertos/ Day of the Dead celebration and discussion on clinical use of traditional Latino practices. September 15- October 15…

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…

Cinco de Mayo Health Fair

Cinco de Mayo Health Fair Written by Nick Rios, PsyD On May 3rd, the Arkansas Human Development Corporation, Ventanilla de Salud, and the Catholic High School for Boys hosted a “Cinco de Mayo” health fair at Catholic High, 6300 Father Tribou St. Little Rock, Arkansas (University Av.) from 10am- 2pm. The event was centered on…