News and Events
- Div. 35 celebrates the success of the 2018 Institute for Academic Feminist Psychologists
With the goal of creating and sustaining networks for academic feminists, Div. 35's Committee on Academic Feminist Psychology hosted its third event to bring together students, researchers, mentors and scholars in feminist psychology.
- Pathways to Professor: Post-Tenure Career Advancement for Feminist Psychologists
The Committee on Academic Feminist Psychology organized a Pathways to Professor panel, which was held at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) conference in June 2017. The panel featured Heather Bullock, PhD; Liz Cole, PhD; and Yolanda Flores Niemann, PhD. Stephanie Shields, PhD, served as moderator. The three full professors, who contributed a wealth of institutional experience, represented different institutional types and provided practical tools for navigating the path to full professor. The discussion examined strategies for career advancement for recently tenured feminist scholars.
- Div. 35 Endorses Daniel for APA President (PDF, 292KB)
Div. 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) endorses Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, a long-standing, active member of Div. 35, for APA president.
- Listening Session Regarding the Div. 35 Standards for Listservs
Read about a listening session, hosted by the Committee on Technology and Div. 35 president, that was held to discuss the developed standards for communication on the Div. 35 listserv. This content is accessible to Div. 35 members only, who should log in using their MyAPA usernames and passwords.
- Social Rejection and Adolescent Girls: Part 1
Part 1 of this podcast addresses the topic of social rejection from the perspective of psychologists, young adult authors and parents.
- Social Rejection and Adolescent Girls: Part 2
Part 2 of this podcast features a teen guest who comments on some of the research and theories about girls and social exclusion in middle and high school.
- Div. 35 Film About Trafficking of Women and Girls
"The Psychology of Modern Day Slavery," a film developed, directed and produced by Div. 35's Task Force on the Feminist Perspectives of the Trafficking of Women is a powerful review of the crime of trafficking and how it is affecting young women and girls.
- Recovery to Practice Initiative Curriculum (PDF, 6.6MB)
The Task Force for Women Who Experience Serious Mental Illness suggest this framework for working with individuals who experience serious mental illness. The curriculum offers a recovery-oriented approach which seeks to foster hope, decrease the experience of stigma, and partner with individuals in their recovery journey as they work towards lives of meaning as they so define.
- Feminist Psychology Institute Offers CE Programs
SPW members are eligible for a 25 percent discount on continuing education programs offered on feminism.org, an online resource offered by the Feminist Psychology Institute.
- Raising Girls with Strong Character
This podcast features tips for raising girls with strong character.
- Transformational Moments in Feminist Psychology Survey
Psychologists are asked to contribute to an oral history project by sharing recollections of events or activities that have influenced the development of feminist psychology.
Raising Girls Podcast: A Positive Approach to Menarche and Menstruation
This podcast focuses on helping adolescent girls prepare for and acclimate to the life-changing experience of menstruation.
Div. 35 Seeks Contributors to its Great Leaders Series
By contributing to the Great Leaders Series, graduate students and early career psychologists have the opportunity develop a mentoring relationship with a feminist leader in the division.
Adolescent Girls and Physical Activity
The decrease in physical activity among girls entering adolescence has a lasting impact on the rest of their lives. Learn the reasons behind this trend and what you can do to address it.
Challenging the Stigma of Abortion
Division 35’s Committee on Reproductive Issues identifies ways psychologists can challenge stigma of abortion and enhance women’s health and well-being.
- Committee on Technology Seeks Co-Chair and Members
Join Division 35's Committee on Technology to help develop the division's policy and education regarding technology.
The Adolescent Girls Committee September Podcast
The October Adolescent Girls Committee's podcast discusses fostering healthy risk-taking behavior in adolescent girls.
Feminist Psychologists Advocate for Women’s Reproductive Health and Rights
Learn about recent assaults on women’s reproductive health, and how feminist psychologists are working to ensure reproductive rights.
Institute for Academic Feminist Psychologists a Success
Read a recap of the Institute for Academic Psychologists held in January.
From Our Associate Affiliate Representative
Introducing Division 35’s Associate Affiliate Representative, Erica Carr.
The Adolescent Girls Committee Presents Podcast
The Adolescent Girls Committee’s podcast examines teen–parent relationships.