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APA Divisions are special interest groups organized and run by members. With 54 divisions, it's easy to find a community that shares your interests.

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Calls for comments

Visit APA Governance Calls for Comments to find information on all open calls for comments.



Federal Policy and Legislation


Join APA's Psychology Advovacy Network

Get updates and action alerts on how you can advocate for the field of psychology and its role in promoting health, education, and human welfare.



Help people in your community and across the country better understand psychology and its application to daily life

Public Education Campaign Network

Volunteer your time to to educate the public about the role of psychology in health care.

TOPSS Speakers Bureau

Visit local high school and community college psychology classes to discuss your career and experience.

ACT Raising Safe Kids

Help provide nurturing environments for children by teaching positive parenting skills to parents and caregivers.

APA Media Referral Service

Join the database that APA uses to direct national news media to psychologists with expertise on a variety of timely issues.

Disaster Resource Network

Become a Red Cross Disaster Mental Health volunteer to support communities before, during and in the recovery from a disaster.

Accreditation Site Visitors

Site visitors serve a critical role in providing information to the Commission on Accreditation about the quality of educational programs.

Journal Manuscript Reviewers

APA seeks applicants to volunteer to review manuscripts submitted to APA journals as part of the peer review process.

Refugee Mental Health Network

Volunteer your services to organizations assisting asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and internally displaced individuals.

Give an Hour

Join this national network of volunteers who provide free mental health services to veterans, service members and their families.

Health Equity Ambassadors Program

Information and training on health equity concerns affecting various vulnerable populations.

AAAS On-Call Scientists

Take advantage of this opportunity to help advance human rights at home and around the world.

APA Website Usability Study

You’re invited to become a usability tester, helping us improve the online experience of members and the ways you interact with us on the web.


Be a Mentor

Participate as mentors in this program intended to benefit students and professionals with disabilities.

Disability Mentoring Program

Participate as mentors in this program intended to benefit students and professionals with disabilities.

LGBT Graduate Student Mentoring Program

LGBT Graduate Student Mentoring Program

Apply to mentor LGBT graduate students in psychology who share similar interests, experiences and goals.


Calls for Papers, Programs and Submissions

Calls for Papers

Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology

General call for papers, no submission deadline. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology invites submissions of high-quality papers that advance the translational and interdisciplinary research on psychopharmacology and drug abuse.

Publish a Book With APA

Guidelines for Submitting APA Book Proposals

The guidelines include providing a CV that indicates your qualifications to write on the topic of the book, explaining the book's intended audience and providing a chapter-by-chapter outline. 

Science Fairs

Science Fairs, Clubs and Student Research

Participating in a school psychology club or creating experiments for a science fair can nurture an interest in psychological science and cultivate an understanding of behavior's role in health, policy, and more.



Financially support programs that fund needed psychological research or advocacy for the field psychology

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The American Psychological Foundation supports students and psychologists whose research, projects, and intervention programs make a difference to individuals and communities.


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Last updated: May 2021Date created: July 2018