The Group Psychologist
A newsletter of Division 49
April 2013 | Vol. 23, No. 1
In This Issue
- From your editors
The editors are excited to be a part of an organization that fosters and values the advancement of group psychology and group psychotherapy.
By Thomas Treadwell, EdD and Leann Terry Diederich
- Reviewers for The Group Psychologist
Read about the reviewers of Div. 49's newsletter.
- Div. 49 APA 2013 Convention programming
The 2013 Div. 49 APA Convention program includes skill-building sessions, symposiums and poster sessions covering topics of interest in group psychology and group psychotherapy.
- Prevention corner
Discussion about how group psychologists who work in schools can help children labeled “mildly mentally retarded.”
By Elaine Clanton Harpine
- Early career group psychologist column
The ECP Committee announces its topical conference calls, new Facebook page and a new member.
By Leann Terry Diederich and Joe Miles
Group Psychotherapy Column
Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy Diversity Column
- Multicultural competence and social justice advocacy in group psychology and group psychotherapy
Group psychologists should expand their professional activities and roles to include social justice and advocacy work to best serve culturally diverse clientele.
By Eric C. Chen, PhD
- From the treasurer
The division has saved considerably by transitioning from print to online newsletters.
By Rebecca MacNair-Semands
- Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education
The Div. 49 representative to the coalition discusses her participation in its project creating a teamwork training curriculum for use in K-12 schools.
By Karin Hodges, PsyD
Call for Papers
The new editor solicits articles on all aspects of group treatment and functioning.
- International Journal of Group Psychotherapy: Violence, rage, and aggression
The editor and guest editor solicit articles for a special issue on violence, rage and aggression.
By Dominick Grundy
- Finding my voice in the group
The division's student representative reflects on finding his niche through group psychotherapy research.
By Sean Woodland
- Groups in college counseling centers
College campuses are rich venues for the specialty skills of group psychotherapists, both in and out of the clinical group setting.
By Michele D. Ribeiro, EdD