Div. 37 Publications
Div. 37 publishes two newsletters:
The goal of the Div. 37 newsletter, The Advocate, is to support Div. 37's commitment to the application of psychological knowledge to advocacy, service delivery and public policies affecting children, youth and families by promoting the division’s efforts in these areas and maintaining close communication between the Board and the membership of the division.
Section on Child Maltreatment Newsletter
This newsletter is published three times annually and keeps members informed of section initiatives, public policy, research, practice and case law relating to child maltreatment.
Advances in Child and Family Policy and Practice
Div. 37 members using their MyAPA login are entitled to access the SpringerBriefs in Psychology series, Advances in Child and Family Policy and Practice. This publication serves as a forum for discussion of issues related to social policy and services for children, adolescents and their families with a particular emphasis on a psychosocial perspective. All briefs deal with policy analysis and implications at the local, state, national and/or international level. Articles include literature and conceptual review papers; analyses of policy trends; evaluations of programs, policies and systems; case examples of public and private policy issues; and advocacy needs, successes and failures, to demonstrate applications where psychological expertise might be applied.
Briefs are available for the following topics:
- Children’s Contact with Incarcerated Parent
- Children and Family Well-Being and Homelessness
- Corporal Punishment in U.S. Public Schools
- Foster Care and Best Interests of the Child
Tips for Improving Parent-Child Relationships
A collection of Div. 37 documents to assist parent-child relationships.