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Early Career Professionals Corner: To Participate or Not to Participate? The Benefits of Leadership Training Programs for ECPs

Kathryn M. Jones, PhD Cleveland Clinic Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health As Early Career Psychologists (ECPs), we face many new challenges as we embark on our professional lives. Building a practice, making connections with other professionals, and figuring out what work-life balance looks like outside of the confines of graduate school and training require special attention during this phase of our careers. With all these … Continue reading Early Career Professionals Corner: To Participate or Not to Participate? The Benefits of Leadership Training Programs for ECPs

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2018 Awards presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38)

Each year, the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) recognizes members for outstanding contributions to the field by presenting awards in Research, Clinical Practice, Education & Training, Mentoring, and Career Service. Award categories were established to acknowledge and appreciate excellence in health psychology across the career span and throughout the field. Excellence in Health Psychology Research Award           Ken Resnicow, PhD,  University of Michigan Excellence in … Continue reading 2018 Awards presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38)

News from APA

Dear SfHP members, The APA Council of Representatives met during the APA Convention on Wednesday, August 8, and Friday, August 10, 2018.  This column provides an informational update on several actions taken by the Council. Approved the Report and Recommendations from the Presidential Work Group on Expanded APA Advocacy Model This action means a combined 501(c)(3) [not-for-profit public good] and 501(c)(6) [professional issues/guild} has been … Continue reading News from APA

Call for Proposals: 2019 APA Convention

The Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) is excited to invite program submissions for symposia and posters for the 2019 APA Annual Convention in Chicago, August 8-11. This year’s theme is “Contextualizing Health:  Family, Social and Cultural Factors in Health Psychology.” Health psychologists work in multidisciplinary teams across a variety of settings including hospitals, community organizations, private practices, academic centers, and many others. Our work increasingly … Continue reading Call for Proposals: 2019 APA Convention

Call for Fellow Applications

Interested in applying for APA Fellow status for the first time, through the Society for Health Psychology (APA Division38)? Apply: All applications to be an APA Fellow must be made via the APA Online Fellows Application Platform. This system allows nominees, endorsers and division Fellows chairs to submit all required documents online. The APA online portal for initial fellow applicants will open on August 6. … Continue reading Call for Fellow Applications

Call for Nomination for Awards

Each year, the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) recognizes members for outstanding contributions to the field by presenting awards in Research, Clinical Practice, Education & Training, Mentoring, and Career Service. Award categories were established to acknowledge and appreciate excellence in health psychology across the career span and throughout the field. This avenue of highlighting our contributions can be successful only if members actively engage in … Continue reading Call for Nomination for Awards