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Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse Under the direction of Jeffrey L. Edleson, Ph.D., the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was established in 1994 by the Minnesota State Legislature with a charge "to improve the quality of higher education related to violence." During its first years, the Center's initial and only project was the Violence Education Project. The project...

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is the world’s leading adult ADHD organization. Their mission is to provide information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives. They are an international non-profit organization, founded twenty years ago by...

Self-Help Network Center for Community Support and Research

Self-Help Network Center for Community Support and Research Founded in 1985, Self-Help Network was started by Evelyn Middelstadt, a Wichita social worker who recognized the special support and understanding that occurred in self-help groups when she brought together parents of special needs children. Self-Help Network became a statewide organization in 1989. From the many things they from self-help groups...

College of Alberta Psychologists

College of Alberta Psychologists The Mandate of the College of Alberta Psychologists is to serve the interests of the public and guide the profession of psychology. The College is governed by a council comprised of elected members, public members appointed by the provincial government and officials of the College. Adjudicative and advisory functions of the College are clearly...

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the nation's largest health care system, today announced measures to ensure that all inpatient surgeries are performed under the safest possible conditions at facilities with the resources to support them. VA is the first hospital system to conduct a comprehensive review to determine what level of...

Attention Deficit Disorders Association - Southern Region (ADDA-SR)

Attention Deficit Disorders Association - Southern Region (ADDA-SR) ADDA-SR is a non-profit organization. Their mission is to: Provide a resource network To support individuals impacted by attention deficit disorders and related conditions To advocate for the development of community resources and services that meet the education, social, and health care needs of all individuals with ADD/ADHD To keep the public...

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Society for Personality and Social Psychology The Society for Personality and Social Psychology is the largest organization of social and personality psychologists in the world. The Society fosters scientific research in personality and social psychology by publishing scientific journals, organizing an annual conference, and maintaining close ties with science advocacy offices in the American...

South Carolina Association of School Psychologists

South Carolina Association of School Psychologists Although SCASP was born in the fall of 1967, complete with constitution and president, Ron McWhirt, its conception goes back to an earlier time, fall of 1966. Dr. Ralph Tindall was teaching a seminar in school psychology for the second time in South Carolina. The students in that seminar produced papers about various professional concerns. One of...

New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists

New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists The New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists in the 21st century will be a vibrant association, supporting its members in their commitment to fostering strong children, schools and families in New Hampshire. NHASP members are united in advocacy for children. They believe that each child in New Hampshire has the right: To attend schools...

The National Board of Professional and Ethical Standards

The National Board of Professional and Ethical Standards Hypnosis Education and Certification: Whether you are looking for a new career or just want to enhance the one you have, they have what you want. The field of Hypnotherapy is booming and is expected to double and triple in the next few years. Most people are interested in a career that is easy to learn with as few restrictions as possible with a...

National Association of School Psychologists

National Association of School Psychologists NASP represents school psychology and supports school psychologists to enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth. Vision: The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is the premier source of knowledge, professional development, and resources, empowering school psychologists to ensure that all children and youth...

British Medical Acupuncture Society

British Medical Acupuncture Society The British Medical Acupuncture Society was formed in 1980 as an association of medical practitioners interested in acupuncture. It is now a nationwide group of over 2700 registered doctors and allied health professionals who practise acupuncture alongside more conventional techniques. The BMAS believes that acupuncture has an important role to...

Kentucky Domestic Violence Association

Kentucky Domestic Violence Association Community awareness of the pervasiveness and severity of domestic violence in Kentucky heightened in the late 1970's. The YWCA in Louisville opened Kentucky's first spouse abuse shelter in 1977. By 1980 there were six shelter programs serving battered women and their children in Kentucky. The Kentucky Domestic Violence Association was founded in...

The Association of Black Psychologists

The Association of Black Psychologists The ABPsi, being the principal body consisting of renowned Black psychologists in the USA and beyond, is responsible for taking the primary role in defining the cultural considerations necessary to properly address the psychological needs of African Americans and people of the African Diaspora. No other organization or entity functions to...

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

Anxiety Disorders Association of America The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to informing the public, health care professionals, and media that anxiety disorders are real, serious, and treatable. ADAA leads the way, advocating for improving the lives of millions of people: Promotes professional and public...