Cultural Competence is Key

Cultural Competence is Key

By APA Member Services, On June 27, 2017

When working with refugees or asylum-seekers, something as seemingly straightforward as greeting new patients with a handshake can compromise trust, says psychologist Rehman Abdulrehman, PhD, co-author ...

Celebrating Women of Color in Psychology

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  • Nov. 28-Dec. 20, 2017, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio
  • Nov. 16, 2017, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Nov. 8–12, 2017, Midlands Technical College, Columbia, S.C.
  • Oct. 23-Nov. 3, 2017, Westminster College, Salt Lake City

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Guidelines for the Evaluation of Dementia and Age-Related Cognitive Change

The following guidelines were developed for psychologists who perform evaluations of dementia and age-related cognitive change.

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Practice Guidelines for LGB Clients

The guidelines are intended to inform the practice of psychologists and to provide information for the education and training of psychologists regarding LGB issues.

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Guidelines for Assessment of and Intervention with Persons with Disabilities

To work effectively with people who have disabilities, psychologists need to become familiar with how disability influences a client’s psychological wellbeing and functioning.

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