2012

As I end my term as president of Division 29, I would like to thank all those with whom I have worked—far too numerous to acknowledge individually.  Their dedication to further the division’s mission is both impressive and heartening, and it has been most gratifying to have been able to work with them.  In this, […]

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Stemming from an ever-growing focus on bolstering multicultural and social justice competencies within psychotherapy, many psychology and counseling programs continue to increase the incorporation of multicultural and social justice themes within the curriculum (Aldarondo, 2007). Generally, multiculturalism refers to the roles and perspectives of multiple distinct groups, whereas social justice is conceptualized as an intentional […]

In a provocative discussion of evidence-based psychological practices (EBPPs), Mozdzierz, Peluso, and Lisiecki (2011) posit that the question for mental health practitioners is not can EBPPs be used, but under what circumstances and how should they be applied. Moreover, the authors suggest that in addition to the current empirical focus on EBPPs, other areas remain […]

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Few clinicians would dispute their clients’ right to privacy, including when and to what extent to share personal information in therapy. However, as DiLillo and Gale (2011) point out, the current advances in the use of the Internet – such as the development of search engines and social networks, for example – have led to […]

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The governance structure of our Division is set up in such a way so that the PresidentElect participates in both the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors before actually assuming the role of President. During my year as Presidentin-waiting, it became very evident to me as to how fortunate I was to be working […]

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