Div. 7's newsletter provides the latest news and funding opportunities for division members.
Task force statement
The Task Force on Physical Punishment of Children has produced a statement on the detrimental effects of spanking.
Info about kids
An online resource center for behavioral science-based information on children, youth and families.
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Div. 7 comprises psychological scientists and others from disciplines related to human development.
New Mid-Career Awards
Div. 7 announces the creation of two new awards: the Mavis Hetherington Award and the Mary Ainsworth Award. Both awards recognize accomplishments of mid-career developmental scientists who are between 15-30 years from having received their doctoral degrees.
APA President Statement on Trauma of Separating Immigrant Families
Following is the statement of APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD:
“The administration’s policy of separating children from their families as they attempt to cross into the United States without documentation is not only needless and cruel, it threatens the mental and physical health of both the children and their caregivers..."
Tribute to Ed Zigler
In a recent moment of reminiscences, Ed reflected about the major areas of his life's work — his research, his social policy initiatives, his time in Washington, and he said his role as an educator and mentor. In ending the conversation, he said, “D'you know, of all the things I've done in my career, the thing that's been most important to me — that I've felt most proud of – is mentoring my students? You young people, my students, have been so important to me throughout my life. I hope you know that.” .We do, Ed. Here are reflections by some whose lives you have touched, on what you have meant to them.