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interventions for at-risk students A psychologist-designed program gains nationwide momentum. Harnessing the wisdom of the ages A volunteer program seeks to enhance minds young and old. Anti-bullying efforts ramp up Psychologist-designed anti-bullying programs take on the problem from the perspective of the bully, the victim and the school community. Hostile hallways It’s not as common as run-ofthe-mill bullying, but sexual harassment in schools may have worse long-term effects, research suggests. R U friends 4 real? Psychologists are learning more about how teen friendships are changed by social networking and text messaging.
School success for at-risk kids
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Righting the imbalance Psychology programs are using novel strategies to tackle the internship shortage. improving disorder classification, worldwide With the help of psychologists, the next version of the International Classification of Diseases will have a more behavioral perspective. Protesting proposed changes to the DSM Psychologists speak out against proposed revisions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
Support for teachers Psychologists are leading efforts to give teachers more control in an increasingly difficult line of work. Going green APA is fostering environmental sustainability on several fronts.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - February 2012