A quarterly publication of the Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs (OEMA)
This issue commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Civil Rights Act Commemoration
- APA CEMA 22nd Annual Invitational Breakfast, Washington, D.C., Saturday Aug. 9, 2014
Keynote speaker, Terrence James Roberts, PhD, one of Little Rock Nine, awarded an APA Presidential Citation.
- Arkansas Psychological Association commemorates 50th anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights Act, July 2, 2014
Arkansas Psychological Association promotes a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program in light of 50th anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights Act.
- Psychology’s contribution to the development of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Psychological science was a major component of the civil rights movement.
By Stephanie Hargrove, BS, and Deonte Williams
2014 APA Convention Highlights
- 2014 Suinn Minority Achievement and Jeffrey S. Tanaka Memorial Dissertation Award winners
Awards for outstanding efforts by a psychology graduate department and dissertation research focused on minority populations.
- Ethnic minority psychology leadership development roundtable discussion with CEMRRATII Task Force
CEMRRAT panel members encourage minority early career psychologists to take on more leadership roles and reach out to APA directorates for resources.
- For trainees, APA convention can provide a springboard to future leadership
APA convention provides many professional development opportunities for students and specific and tailored programming for students of color.
- Cyber Mentors Program protégés welcomed at APA Convention in Washington, D.C.
OEMA welcomes the 2014 cohort for Cyber Mentors Program.
Public Interest Updates
- OEMA selects its 2014 ProDIGs Fellows
ProDIGs 2014 grants awarded.
By Nere Ayu, MA
- Building and maintaining APA's ethnic minority legislative advocacy agenda
OEMA addresses growth and maintenance of ethnic minority legislative advocacy agenda.
Calls and Announcements
- Call for Nominations: 2015 CNPAAEMI Henry Tomes Awards for Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Psychology
Nominations sought for 2015 Henry Tomes Awards.
- Call for Nominations: APA Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs
The American Psychological Association's Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) is seeking nominations for two new members to begin three-year terms of service on Jan. 1, 2015.
- BEA Call for Comments: Guidelines on rehabilitation psychology
APA Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) seeking public comment on Guidelines for Post-Doctoral Training in Rehabilitation Psychology.
- BEA Call for Comments: New Haven Competencies
BEA seeking public comment on New Haven Competencies (Trauma Competencies), developed by Div. 56.
- Children's Bureau releases online video on evaluating tribal child welfare programs
New online video introducing concepts described in report, "A Roadmap for Collaborative and Effective Evaluation in Tribal Communities."