Public Service Psychology

A newsletter of Division 18
November 2010 | Vol. 35, No. 3

Feature Article

Unprecedented change

By Patrick H. DeLeon, PhDPublic Service Psychology November 2010

IN THIS ISSUE

Book Review

Division Reports

  • Community and State Hospital
    The author examines the idea that as the treatment of mental illness becomes more publicly recognized and financially reimbursable, there will be a need to provide more services in the context of integrated care
    By Jim Regan, PhD
  • Council of Representatives
    The Council of Representatives reaffirm its 2004 policy statement in support of civil marriage for same-sex couples, maintaining current membership dues, increased APA publishing revenues, the presentation of the 2010 Raymond D. Fowler Award, and two pending lawsuits against APA
    By Lorraine W. Greene, PhD, ABPP
  • Criminal Justice
    This section launched a student representative initiative in which students from programs across the United States and Canada are being recruited to serve as the Division 18 liaison to their programs
    By Dawn Cisewski, PsyD
  • Diversity Task Force
    The task force discusses their monthly meetings, working with APAGS, a symposium they are conducting during the APA convention, and a new task force web page
    By Monica Roy, PhD
  • Psychologists in Indian Country
    This section appointed a student representative, is seeking a chair, and currently researching treatment efforts for Native American populations
    By Steve Norman, PhD
  • Veterans Affairs
    The new section chair introduces herself, discusses her plans to explore ways to better serve the division members, and solicits submissions for an upcoming journal devoted to telehealth
    By Anne Klee, PhD