Monitor on Psychology - January 2012 - (Page 6)

Contents Beyond psychotherapy To meet the vast unmet demand for services, psychologists are seeking alternatives to traditional one-on-one therapy. 46 22 24 52 56 6 Psychology’s growing library of podcasts The field continues to expand its reach with podcasts that showcase the academic, the scientific and the clinical sides of psychology Standing up for psychology Suzanne Bennett Johnson has built a career out of demonstrating psychology’s value to medical and scientific communities. As APA’s 2012 president, she is taking that message to the masses. Yes, recovery is possible APA is participating in a new federally funded initiative designed to spread the word that people can — and do — recover from mental illnesses. inequity to equity APA hosted its first conference on empowering women with disabilities. 60 64 70 Making e-learning work Boost your students’ success with these tips for teaching online. New standards for high school psychology A new revision introduces overarching themes for psychology classes and expands the recommended content. Plan now for psychology’s regional meetings Beginning in February, psychology’s regional associations will offer cuttingedge programming and a chance to meet new colleagues at their annual meetings. extra digital content M o n i t o r o n p s y c h o l o g y • J a n u a ry 2 0 1 2 images from thinkstock

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - January 2012

Monitor on Psychology - January 2012
President’s Column
From the CEO
Apa’s Statement on the Dsm-5 Development Process
Girl Scouts Badge Promotes Positive Psychology
Early Investments Pay Off for Poor Children, Study Finds
Apa Meets With Chinese Psychological Society to Further Interaction and Exchange
Unique Opportunity for Psychologists to Travel to Cuba
In Brief
Government Relations Update
On Your Behalf
Psychology’s Growing Library of Podcasts
Standing Up for Psychology
Judicial Notebook
Random Sample
Time Capsule
Science Watch
Beyond Psychotherapy
Perspective on Practice
Yes, Recovery Is Possible
Inequity to Equity
Making E-Learning Work
New Standards for High School Psychology
A Trailblazer Moves On
Psychologist Profile
Plan Now for Psychology’s Regional Meetings
New Journal Editors
Apa News
Division Spotlight
American Psychological Foundation

Monitor on Psychology - January 2012