CLASS welcomes new doctoral student Cassandra Jensen! Here are Shelby, Haley, Ashley, and Cassandra being brainy at AP-LS 2020 in NOLA.
American Psychology-Law Society BRIDGE (formerly MAC) Committee video featured on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver!
Watch the segment on race and jury selection beginning at 2:30! Link to BRIDGE here.
NYCLU: Landmark settlement yields one of nation's strongest jail policies protecting transgender people in custody
"Under the settlement, the county commits itself to upholding the dignity and respect of transgender people by changing its jail policies to comply with federal and state laws. Specifically, the county will:
Find the full details here.
APA 2020 Virtual is almost here! Lots of FREE live Division 41 programming available! These live web sessions, as well as Business Meeting and Social, do not require registration for the APA Convention. They will include...
Policing in America - Thursday 8/6 1:30-3pm EST
Zoom Meeting ID 998 0373 3439, Password: APLS
A 90-minute roundtable of experts to engage in an interactive discussion of policing in America. This session will focus on the history and culture of policing (Dr. Oliver Stone, Stress Management Team, Montgomery [MD] County Police Department), considerations in officer selection (Dr. Michelle Hoy Watkins, ABPP, Northwestern University Police and Feinberg School of Medicine), lived experience (Marcus Simmons, Voice of the Experienced), and identification of how psychologists in various roles and settings can work toward equity and justice (Dr. Apryl Alexander, University of Denver and Denver Forensic Institute for Research, Service, and Training [Denver FIRST]). Dr. Antoinette Kavanaugh, ABPP (Independent Practice) will facilitate discussion.
Live Follow-Up to APA Convention Session: Want to increase the number of forensic psychologists of color? Start by Listening - Friday 8/7, 1-2pm EST
Zoom Meeting ID 975 9784 2318, Password: 792697
There are still many barriers for students of color interested in a career in forensic psychology. Two experienced forensic psychologists of color will discuss their career paths and lived experiences, highlight challenges in their pathways, and propose responses and solutions to move the field forward.
AP-LS Business Meeting and Virtual Social Hour - Friday 8/7, 4-5pm EST
Zoom Meeting ID 994 0753 3726, Password: APLS
Meet AP-LS leadership and committee chairs, learn how committees have been serving AP-LS membership, and socialize with other members.
Project ABLE - Saturday 8/8, 3-4:30pm EST
Zoom Meeting ID 964 8366 7547, Password: APLS
A discussion of the new Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, which is dedicated to reducing officer mistakes, preventing misconduct, and promoting health and wellness via active bystandership. Project ABLE will be offering training to law enforcement who commit to fostering a culture of active bystandership and accountability. Dr. Joel Dvoskin, ABPP; Jonathan Aronie, Esq.; Dr. Ervin Staub, and Mary Howell, Esq. will present the project’s development and goals, as well as opportunities for training in the skills, strategies, and tactics of active bystandership. Attendees can learn about Project ABLE here beforehand.