ArPA Press Releases

Back-to-School Blues: Arkansas Psychologists Offer Tips to Help

Back-to-School Blues Arkansas psychologists offer tips to help parents and kids prepare Little Rock, Arkansas, August 2015 – Parents have a lot on their plate: housing costs, healthcare, caring for elderly parents, raising kids, just to name a few. As the new school year approaches, they face additional stressors — paying for back-to-school supplies, clothes and…

Press Release: Tips to Manage the Summer Camp Blues

Plan Ahead to Lessen Homesickness at Overnight Summer Camp Arkansas Psychologists Offer Tips to Manage the Summer Camp Blues   Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2015 – As many parents prepare to send their children to overnight summer camp, it’s important to remember that spending time away from home can be difficult for both child and…

APA Urges End to Persecution of Women – APA Press Release

American Psychological Association News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 13, 2015 Contact: Jim Sliwa (202) 336-5707 jsliwa@apa.org APA URGES END TO PERSECUTION OF WOMEN On anniversary of Boko Haram kidnappings, organization asks Congress to move on legislation, UN convention WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association marked the one-year anniversary of the Boko Haram abductions of…

Press Release: AR Psychological Association Position on Marriage Equality

AR Psychological Association Position on Marriage Equality FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Little Rock, AR, May 12th, 2014     The Arkansas Psychological Association board has adopted the American Psychological Association’s 2011 Resolution on Marriage Equality for Same Sex Couples and recognizes that the May 9, 2014, court decision granting marriage equality in Arkansas is consistent with this resolution. For…

Psychologists Respond to Local Disasters – AR Psychological Assoc.

Psychologists Respond to Local Disaster – AR Psychological Association VILONIA, ARK. – In light of last night’s tragedies in Vilonia and Mayflower, the Arkansas Psychological Association will be providing emergency mental and emotional first aid for victims of Sunday’s tornadoes. Kevin Rowell, professor of psychology at the University of Central Arkansas and member of the…

Child Abuse Prevention Month – Arkansas Psychological Association

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2014       Little Rock, AR, April 14, 2014–April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, the Arkansas Psychological Association encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Arkansas a better place for children and families. By ensuring that parents have…