Through the work of its members, Division 18 has the potential to touch the lives of most people living in the United States today.
Message from the president
Welcome to the official website of Div. 18 (Psychologists in Public Service). As a division of American Psychological Association (APA), we share APA's mission. Our division’s specific mission is to advance the creation, communication, and application of psychological knowledge in public service settings to benefit society and improve people’s lives. View the entire message.
Jennifer Snyder, PhD
Div. 18 president, 2020–21
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Imagine Div. 18 funding graduate student and ECP research projects, sponsoring student travel to conferences, collaborating with other divisions on conferences and projects, and supporting important and compassionate causes central to our mission. We need your help to realize this vision. By making even a small donation, like $18, you can be a part of these efforts. All donations are tax deductible.
You can support the Division 18 American Psychological Foundation fund today by contributing through the link below. Please indicate your gift is for the “Div. 18 Fund”. Thank you!