President's Message

Mary G. Brownsberger, PsyDDivision president Mary G. Brownsberger, PsyD has a new message to members following the 2014 Rehabilitation Psychology Conference.

Membership Benefits

  • A subscription to Rehabilitation Psychology, the official journal of Division 22 that's published quarterly.

  • Eligibility for participation in the Division 22 email list, RehabPsych.

  • The opportunity to become an active member, serve on any of our committees, or become involved in the Sections on Pediatric Rehabilitation Psychology, Women's Issues in Rehabilitation Psychology and Rehabilitation in the Military, or one of the special interest groups.

Late-Breaking Announcement

The time approaches for divisions to review and accept content for the APA conference in Washington, D.C. (Aug. 7-10, 2014).  We are in the process of organizing abstracts and starting the evaluation process. If you are interested in participating as a reviewer, please email Meredith Tackett. There is a time commitment, and there could be some time pressure with reviews depending on how many reviewers are involved.

We are now accepting applications for our 2014 Minority Fellowship Program, Psychology Summer Institute to be held from July 20 – 26, 2014. Please see our flyer (PDF, 155KB) for more details. The deadline is May 1, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Kyra Kissam, Research Program Manager, at 202-336-6127.

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