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Heart Mountain A new memorial honors Japanese Americans imprisoned during World War II. By JAMIe C hAMBeRlIn • Monitor staff Journey back to B The center is efore her located on the death in 2005, grounds of the former Setsuko Saito Heart Mountain Higuchi asked her Relocation Center, daughter, Shirley about 60 miles Ann, for a promise: from Yellowstone to continue her National Park in work to create a Wyoming. From museum and learning 1942 to 1945, close center dedicated to to 14,000 internees Japanese Americans — many of whom imprisoned during were Americans of World War II. Higuchi Supporters of the Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Center celebrate its Japanese ancestry — and her husband, opening: From left to right: Heart Mountain board vice chair Douglas W. Nelson, were imprisoned at William I. Higuchi, former U.S. Senator Alan K. Simpson, APA’s Shirley Ann Higuchi, JD, the relocation center, had been interned at Tom Brokaw and APA President Dr. Melba J.T. Vasquez. one of 10 such centers the Heart Mountain in the United States. In all, approximately 120,000 people were Relocation Center as children and Shirley’s mother helped incarcerated on U.S. soil during the war. spearhead this effort as a member of the board until she died. “The learning center is the result of an enormous effort to Shirley kept that promise to her mother and was among preserve this historic site and interpret what occurred there those who proudly unveiled the Heart Mountain Interpretive for current and future generations of Americans,” says Shirley Learning Center on Aug. 20, alongside such supporters as Ann Higuchi, JD, of APA’s Practice Directorate, who also chairs journalist Tom Brokaw, Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii), the board of the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation that former Sen. Alan K. Simpson (R-Wyo.) former U.S. brought the project to fruition. “It will stand as a powerful Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta and APA President reminder of the need to balance concern for national security Melba J.T. Vasquez, PhD. M o n i to r o n p s yc h o l o g y • n ov e M b e r 2 0 1 1 22

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - November 2011

Monitor on Psychology - November 2011
President’s Column
Guest Column
‘Grand Challenges’ offers blueprint for mental health research
Documentary seeks to reach parents of LGBT kids
Treating veterans will cost at least $5 billion by 2020
Selfless volunteering might lengthen your life
Combat and stress up among U.S. military in Afghanistan
South Africa to host international psychology conference
Study uncovers a reason behind sex differences in mental illness
Navy psychologist gives a voice to combat trauma
In Brief
Psychologist suicide
On Your Behalf
Journey back to Heart Mountain
Psychology is key to pain management, report finds
ACT goes international
Judicial Notebook
Random Sample
Time Capsule
Science Watch
Behavior change in 15-minute sessions?
Health-care reform 2.0
Perspective on Practice
Giving a heads up on concussion
Practice Profile
Searching for meaning
Inspiring young researchers
Aging, with grace
Public Interest
Thank you!
APA News
Division Spotlight
American Psychological Foundation
The man who gave Head Start a start

Monitor on Psychology - November 2011