Call for Proposals: APF Walter Katkovsky Research Grants

05/30/2017
Up to $20,000 APF Walter Katkovsky Research Grants on the general topic of combining psychotherapy and psychoactive medications where medication is an adjunct to psychotherapy and not the primary intervention. Research should not be on the medication per se but rather on conditions that may be associated with decisions to introduce or discontinue a medication in the treatment plan and with the outcomes of combining these treatments. Examples include but are not limited to the following:

Call for Nominations: APF Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology

05/23/2017
$1,000 award to recognize outstanding psychologists advancing the science of personality psychology The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is requesting proposals for the 2018 Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology. The award seeks to recognize outstanding early or mid-career psychologists engaged in advancing the science of personality psychology including the areas of personology, personality theory, personality disorders, and personality measurement.

UNICEF report: refugee and migrant children

05/18/2017
World leaders are meeting in Sicily for the G7 on 26-27 May to discuss the state of the world. Only a few miles away, children are arriving on those same shores almost every day, escaping their homes in the hope of building a better life in a safer country. The number of refugee and migrant children travelling alone has reached a record high – almost a five-fold increase since 2010.

Call for Proposals: $25,000 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Fellowship

05/15/2017
$25,000 for fellowships and scholarships for graduate student research in the area of child psychology The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is seeking proposals for the 2017 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Fellowship Program. The program seeks to nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational, and developmental psychopathology. The program supports scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.

Families and Technology - Penn State’s 25th Annual Symposium on Family Issues

05/10/2017
Families and Technology - Penn State’s 25th Annual Symposium on Family Issues State College, PA October 23-24, 2017 Contact Carolyn Scott css7@psu.edu

Urgent Call for Comments - Proposed Elimination of NSCH Question on Preschool Suspension and Expulsion

05/10/2017
The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to delete from the 2017 National Survey of Children’s Health a question on whether children have experienced suspension or expulsion from child care or preschool. A number of organizations are writing letters to urge HHS to retain this question in its survey. HHS is accepting comments until May 11. Written comments must be sent to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-5806. Please reference OMB Control No. 0607-0990.

NIH Grant Writing Boot Camp Now Accepting Applications

05/03/2017
Now Accepting Applications for the NIH Grant Writing Boot Camp July 16-18, Washington DC The Ethnic and Racial Issues (ERI) committee is hosting a boot camp designed to assist developmental scientists of African descent seeking external funding. The boot camp is made possible thanks to funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The boot camp will take place from July 17 – 18th in the SRCD Washington DC office. Eligibility for boot camp participation includes the following:

Invention & Intervention: Blending Research with Practice to Develop Effective Media for Youth

04/25/2017
Invention & Intervention: Blending Research with Practice to Develop Effective Media for Youth A preconference by the Children, Adolescents, and the Media division at the 2017 annual conference of the ICA (Thursday, May 25, 2017, San Diego, CA)

Call for proposals: $5,000 The Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Research Grant

04/24/2017
$5,000 for research into the psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries for children and adolescents

Memorial Service for Professor Robert Hinde - Saturday May 13th

04/20/2017
B.Sc. (London), M.A., D.Phil. (Oxon), Sc.D., F.R.S., F.B.A. 26 OCTOBER 1923 – 23 DECEMBER 2016 FELLOW 1951–1954, 1958–1989 and 1994–2016 TUTOR 1958–1963 MASTER 1989–1994 ROYAL SOCIETY RESEARCH PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY 1963–1989 Memorial Service will be held in St John’s College Chapel on Saturday 13 May 2017 at 12 noon

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