CODAPAR Call for Nominations - Deadline Extended to April 8, 2019. SPSSI has been invited to submit one nomination for two Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2022 positions on CODAPAR, the Committee on Division/APA Relations. Nominees should be past division executive officers or active division leaders with significant governance experience, including committee and task force chairs. The committee is always open to early career psychologist candidates who meet the criteria. If you are interested in potentially being nominated by SPSSI, please contact SPSSI Executive Director Anila Balkissoon.
POLICY-RELEVANT NEWS AND OPPORTUNITIES AT SPSSI
Register Now: The 2019 SPSSI Policy Workshop in San Diego Will Train Attendees in the Craft of Op-ed Writing. Please join us on Thursday, June 20, 2019 for an all-day, hands-on policy workshop that is being planned by SPSSI's Policy Committee in partnership with other SPSSI committees, SPSSI staff, and the Scholar Strategy Network. Attendees will learn the nuts and bolts of op-ed writing: How to structure an op-ed from start to finish; how to "hook" an op-ed to timely news; how to pitch an op-ed to a media outlet; etc. Registration is $25 for students and $50 for non-students.
Registration Opening Soon: 2019 Pre-Convention LGBTQ Workshop. Six divisions of APA (7, 9, 27, 37, 43, 44) are coming together on August 7, 2019 to create a Statement of Priorities and an Agenda for Psychology of LGBTQ Youth and Emerging Adults. The Workshop will be held at the campus of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and will immediately precede the 2019 APA Convention in Chicago. Registration will be $30 for students and community members and $70 for professionals and faculty.
SPSSI Hosts Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill and Co-Hosts Congressional Briefing on the Topic of Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Scientists, Scholars, and Students. On January 31, 2019, twenty SPSSI Council members, other position holders, members, and friends of the Society met in Washington, DC to raise awareness about the need to protect and promote the human rights of scientists, scholars, and students around the world. SPSSI then co-sponsored a congressional briefing in March on the same topic. Read more about these events in the next SPSSI Newsletter!
SOCIAL AND POLICY ISSUES IN THE NEWS
ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES
New Funding Opportunity at NIH: Predoctoral Training in Advanced Data Analytics for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research - Institutional Research Training Program [T32] - Applications Due May 26, 2019