Public Interest Committee
The purpose of the Public Interest Committee is to explore appropriate opportunities to provide services to organizations and individuals (e.g., with the NCAA).
The Committee's Goals are:
To prepare guidelines for psychologists making public statements about athletes.
To address youth sport issues - how Division 47 can help youth sport coaches and parents.
Maintain and improve communication to the membership and the public through the Division’s web site.
Review and recommend printed materials that explain the Division’s goals and present clearly the manifest content of Exercise and Sport Psychology.
Plan and coordinate the Giveaway-athon at APA Convention.
Generate nominations for the “Distinguished Contributions to Exercise and Sport Psychology in Public Interest Award” (first given in 2002 and given every 4 years).
Be cognizant of the initiatives of the APA Public Interest Directorate and liaison with the directorate.
Liaison with AASP Public Directorate.
Submit a report on the committee’s activities to the Newsletter Editor for publication in the Spring Newsletter.
Scott B. Goldman, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist , Certified Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology
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