News & Events
Congratulations are in order to Angela Kuemmel, PhD! Angela has been appointed to serve on the Committee on Early Career Psychologists (CECP; APA Governance) for 3 years beginning January 1, 2013. She was selected from among a large pool of nominees to serve as the Public Interest Representative on the Committee.
Check out Marcia Scherer's new book Assistive Technologies and Other Supports for People with Brain Impairment, which received a great review from Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.
"Marcia Scherer's book is timely, ambitiously thorough, and provides a framework for understanding complex needs and their rehabilitation.... Assistive Technologies and Other Supports for People with Brain Impairment is, to my mind, the first book of sufficient depth, theoretical clarity and usefulness to be considerable as a textbook of this exciting field."
2013 Rehabilitation Psychology Conference: Meet the Lecturers
James F. Malec, PhD; Charles H. Bombardier, PhD; ahd Paul Kennedy, DPhil, will be presenting the Diller Award, Rosenthal and Wright-Dembo lectures, respectively.
Foundation for Rehabilitation Psychology Dissertation Award
The purpose of this award is to assist doctoral students of psychology with research costs to promote research in the field of rehabilitation psychology. Application deadline: September 15, 2012
Call for Nominations to the Committee on Women in Psychology: 2013 The Committee on Women in Psychology is seeking nominations for two new committee members whose terms would start in January 2013. Nomination materials should include a letter from the nominee indicating willingness to serve on CWP, a brief statement of the nominee's qualifications, and a current curriculum vita. Self-nominations are encouraged.
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2012
Division 22 Election Results
It is with great pleasure to announce the results of our Division 22 Election. Congratulations go out to the following:
Dr. Mary Brownsberger, President-Elect
Dr. Natalie Dong and Dr. Glenn Curtiss, Members-at-Large
The division also thanks all others who so generously agreed to run for office. Congratulations to all, and to our division.
We are pleased to announce that Pam Fitzpatrick has agreed to be our newest Division 22 member-at-large, taking on this role for the remainder of Mary Brownsberger's term as she becomes the president-elect for our division. This change becomes effective in August at our Executive Council meeting at APA. As many of you already know, Pam has already taking on duties as our RP 2012 Program Chair for our Jacksonville conference. Please welcome Pam to our Division 22 Board.
Division 22 is proud to announce that the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues in Psychology Award, sponsored by the Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology (CDIP), will be presented to Division 22's own Dr. Rhoda Olkin at the APA annual convention next month. Please join us for her address "Is disability still the caboose on the disability train? Where is that train going?" and celebration at the CDIP conversation hour in Orlando, Saturday, Aug. 4, 6-7 p.m. in Peabody Orlando Hotel Celebration Room 16. Hope to see you there.
Dr. Linda Mona has been selected to receive the 2012 APPIC Excellence in Diversity Training Award which will be presented at this year's annual convention. Congratulations Linda.
Lisa Brenner has received the Special Contribution Award from the Association of VA Psychologists (AVAPL). She will be recognized at an AVAPL event at the APA convention in Orlando. Very well deserved Lisa.
Interesting read on "Americans Joining Disability Now Outpacing Americans Finding Jobs" from the The Weekly Standard.
An Argument for Rehab
The following article, "Lee Woodruff: When Rehab Is Cut — You Hurt Too," was recently published in the Huffington Post and highlights the recent attention the rehabilitation field has received in response to Gabby Giffords injury and the important role of medical rehabilitation..
Congrats to Jeff Kreutzer for a nice article in the New York Times on his work on marriage after TBI! Marriage counseling is evolving to help couples survive personality changes and physical challenges. Read article "When Injuries to the Brain Tear at Hearts".
Thank you to Division 22’s own Dr. Erin Andrews for her continued work to increase awareness about the issues faced by women with disabilities. Erin contributed the article “Pregnancy with a Physical Disability: One psychologist’s journey” to APA and the Spotlight on Disability Newsletter. Erin, many congratulations to you and your family on the birth of your child.
APA Annual Convention
July 31 - Aug. 4, 2013