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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…

Recognize Barriers and Shatter Them

Pat DeLeon (former APA President) July 2016 Post The Extraordinary Vision of Give an Hour This Summer several USUHS nursing colleagues and I had the opportunity to attend a special Give an Hour symposium titled Veteran Wellbeing: Bridging the Divide, held at The National Press Club in Washington, DC.  Among the presenters were Dr. David…

An Open Letter to Brothers and Sisters of Color

By Derald Wing Sue Dear Brothers and Sisters of Color: I write to you and to those white folks who have marched with us against racism and shown that their hearts are in the right place. Throughout our people’s histories, we have had to contend with invalidation, oppression, injustice, terrorism and genocide. Racism is a constant reality…

Interdisciplinary Collaboration – Growing Enthusiasm

INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION – GROWING ENTHUSIASM Pat DeLeon (former APA President) Column, June 2016 One of the major foundations, and thus challenges, of President Obama’s landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is moving our nation’s health care delivery system towards embracing interdisciplinary (i.e., interprofessional) collaboration and training. In addressing our health policy class at…

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…

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…