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    42 Online: Psychologists in Independent Practice
    This site is home to Division 42 of the American Psychological Association, Psychologists in Independent Practice. It houses articles, written by APA members, for the public and for graduate students, as well as a "Members Only" side. Includes a bookstore, a directory of members, and many brochures written for the public interested in learning more about psychology topics, such as how to choose a psychologist. - 16-Nov-2002 - Hits: 878 - Rate This | Details
    Academy for the Study of the Psychoanalytic Arts
    Interdisciplinary organization undertaking the critical project of rethinking psychoanalysis as being outside the medical model and within philosophy, the arts and humanities. Advancing project through educational programs to professional, academic, and lay communities. In the Library section offer a collection of scholarly papers contributed by their authors to this project of rethinking psychoanalysis - 9-Feb-2001 - Hits: 634 - Rate This | Details
    American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders which affect an estimated 7 to 12 million children and adolescents at any given time in the United States. You will find information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, AACAP membership, current research, practice guidelines, managed care information, awards and fellowship descriptions, meeting information, and much more. - 29-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1561 - Rate This | Details
    American Academy of Neurology
    Information for both professionals and the public. Find opportunities and information about pursuing a career in scientific research. The AAN's exclusive resources help you stay up-to-date on scientific developments in neurology. Apply for AAN awards and scholarships, research grants, and clinical research training fellowships here. - 6-Feb-2000 - Hits: 579 - Rate This | Details
    American Association for Emergency Psychiatry Top Rated
    This is a multidisciplinary organization that serves as the voice of emergency mental health. The membership includes many directors of psychiatric emergency services in academic medical centers around the country. The AAEP sponsors educational forums, practice and research surveys and provides a network of experts to address clinical, educational, administrative and legal problems. We publish a quarterly journal, Emergency Psychiatry. - 5-Oct-2001 - Hits: 669 - Rate This | Details
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Top Rated
    Founded in 1931 as the Harvey Cushing Society, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is a scientific and educational association with more than 10,000 members worldwide.

    The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public. Fellows of the AANS are board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery, A.C. - 2-Mar-2000 - Hits: 418 - Rate This | Details
    American Association of Suicidology Top Rated
    Founded in 1968 by Edwin S. Shneidman, PhD, AAS promotes research, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers. In addition, AAS serves as a national clearinghouse for information on suicide.

    The membership of AAS includes mental health and public health professionals, researchers, suicide prevention and crisis intervention centers, school districts, crisis center volunteers, survivors of suicide loss, attempt survivors, and a variety of lay persons who have in interest in suicide prevention.

    AAS, a not-for-profit organization, encourages and welcomes both individual and organizational members. - 6-Feb-2000 - Hits: 651 - Rate This | Details
    American Board of Assessment Psychology
    The American Board of Assessment Psychology (ABAP) was organized in 1993 to establish and promote standards for psychologists who specialize in assessment. Assessment Psychology is a specialty area within psychology which emphasizes the development, use and interpretation of tests based on psychological theory, knowledge and principles. ABAP is the only international certification board for doctoral level psychologists with specialized expertise in psychological testing, test development and test battery administration. - 25-Dec-2005 - Hits: 721 - Rate This | Details
    American Educational Research Association
    The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. AERA is the most prominent international professional organization with the primary goal of advancing educational research and its practical application. Its 22,000 members are educators; administrators; directors of research; persons working with testing or evaluation in federal, state and local agencies; counselors; evaluators; graduate students; and behavioral scientists. The broad range of disciplines represented by the membership includes education, psychology, statistics, sociology, history, economics, philosophy, anthropology, and political science. - 25-Dec-2005 - Hits: 717 - Rate This | Details
    American Psychiatric Association Top Rated
    The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the world's largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing growing membership of more than 35,000 psychiatrists. Its member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including intellectual disabilities and substance use disorders. - 6-Feb-2000 - Hits: 860 - Rate This | Details
    American Psychoanalytic Association
    Founded in 1911, the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is the oldest national psychoanalytic organization in the nation. APsaA as a professional organization for psychoanalysts, focuses on education, research and membership development. In addition to the national organization, APsaA's membership includes 32 approved training institutes and 40 affiliate societies throughout the United States.

    APsaA has developed vibrant and innovative programming for the mental health profession and the general public. The Association and its more than 3,500 highly trained members gather at biannual meetings in January and June to exchange ideas, present research papers, and discuss training and membership issues. These programs provide forums for the exchange of new ideas and highlight the contribution of psychoanalytic principles in helping to understand important social problems. To further the dissemination of psychoanalytic ideas, APsaA publishes the highly respected peer-reviewed quarterly, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA). - 6-Feb-2000 - Hits: 922 - Rate This | Details
    American Psychological Association Top Rated
    Full of useful information about journals as well as consumer information, press releases, and professional information related to the psychological profession, such as the practice directorate. Also plays host to the psychologist's monthly newspaper, the APA Monitor, offering listings from their continuing education calendar, classified ads, and select full-text articles every month. Design suffers from a lack of overall organization and style standards from page to page within the site. - 6-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1195 - Rate This | Details
    American Psychological Society
    The Society's mission is to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare. The American Psychological Society was founded in 1988 by a group of scientifically oriented psychologists interested in advancing scientific psychology and its representation as a science at the national level. Their site provides a wide scope of resources of interest to psychologists and the public interested in learning more about the scientific study of psychology. - 6-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1150 - Rate This | Details
    Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy
    The Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy is an ongoing organic process of gestalt formation. They provide the ground for the enrichment, articulation and support of the constantly emerging figure that is gestalt therapy.

    AAGT has a wide international member base including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, teachers, academics, writers, artists, performers, organizational consultants and political and social analysts, activists and students.

    They welcome members of all races, religions, ages, sexual preferences and differing abilities/disabilities. They attempt to operate on as much of a consensus model as our far flung membership and meeting structure allow. - 6-Feb-2000 - Hits: 412 - Rate This | Details
    Behavior Analysis (Division 25 of APA)
    Among the APA divisions that advance psychology as a natural science, the Division of Behavior Analysis is perhaps unique in its emphasis on behavior as a subject matter in its own right. This analysis is pursued in three relatively distinct ways: In the experimental analysis of behavior per se, which undertakes research on basic behavioral processes in a temporal and biological context. In applied behavior analysis, which extends these processes and research procedures to behavior in a social context, especially to behavior-environment relationships of relatively immediate individual , social, and cultural importance. In the conceptual analysis of behavior, which addresses historical, philosophical, theoretical, and methodological issues. - 25-Dec-2005 - Hits: 311 - Rate This | Details
    Canadian Psychological Association
    The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) is the largest national association for the science, practice and education of psychology in Canada. They have been championing Canadian psychological science, practice and education since 1939.

    The CPA’s Head Office is located in Ottawa, ON. Membership in the CPA is voluntary. - 29-Feb-2000 - Hits: 326 - Rate This | Details