The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29) seeks nominations and self-nominations for the student member position of Publications and Communications Board. It is a two (2) year renewable appointment. The Publications and Communications Board provides oversight and recommends publication policy for the division’s journal, Psychotherapy, its bulletin, Psychotherapy Bulletin, its e-mail lists, its website (http://societyforpsychotherapy.org), and social media. Service on the Board provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in processes that ensure our high quality publications, become more involved in Division 29, and expand one’s professional network by working collaboratively with published psychotherapy scholars.
The selected student member will be a full-voting member, and will attend one meeting each year in Washington, D.C., typically in January or February for one day. Additionally, the student member will participate in occasional conference calls and periodic e-mail communication throughout the year. All reasonable expenses incurred for attending the meeting in Washington, D.C. are reimbursed by the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy in keeping with its governance reimbursement policies.
To be considered, interested individuals should forward the following materials to the Chair of the Publications Board, Dr. Laurie Heatherington, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit all materials to Dr. Heatherington by November 10, 2019.
1) The nominee’s identifying information: Name, degree, e-mail address and telephone number, school and program, year in school,
2) The nominee’s c.v.,
3) A brief statement of interest in service on the Pub Board, including a brief description of the nominee’s experience relevant to service on the Publications and Communications Board and willingness to serve for the two year term (including a statement that verifies that the nominee will not graduate prior to the end of the term).
4) A letter of recommendation from a faculty member which addresses the student’s abilities, strengths, and any other attributes or issues relevant to service on the Board.