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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…

Black History Month Celebration

Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Celebrates Black History Month Patricia L. Griffen, PhD, Former President of ArPA The initial national recognition of the history of black people in America was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926 as “Negro History Week.” Carter G. Woodson was the son of a slave, born in New Canton, Virginia…

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…

“Rocky Mountain High”

Pat DeLeon (former APA President) September 2016 Post The 124th APA Convention, Denver, Colorado Denver was a very pleasant convention. For most of us, the hotels were right across from the convention center and the weather was nearly perfect. One could take a new train directly to and from the airport. It was particularly nice to see Hawaii…

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…