UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education hosts The Early Years Conference 2014 January 30 – February 2, 2014 | The Hyatt Regency Vancouver | Vancouver, BC Early Bird Registration Ends Next Friday, December 6 Please visit conference website to:Register for conference
Call for Proposals for the American Psychological Foundation’s 2014 John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant, which supports early career psychologists conducting research in the area of early intervention and treatment for serious emotional disturbance in children. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/sparks-early-career.aspx The deadline for proposals is May 15, 2014.
About the Esther Katz Rosen Fund The Esther Katz Rosen Fund derives from a bequest to support “…activities related to the advancement and application of knowledge about gifted children.” Amount Grants from $1,000 to $50,000 are available Submission Process and Deadline Submit a completed application online at http://forms.apa.org/apf/grants/ by March 1, 2014.
2014 SRA Biennial MeetingMarch 20 - 22, 2014 in Austin, TX
The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2013 honors Professor Greg J. Duncan of the School of Education at the University of California, Irvine. Duncan has spent more than 30 years investigating the impact of poverty on children’s development. His research focuses primarily on issues of income distribution, poverty and child well-being.
APS announces a major new initiative The Inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) to be held in the heart of Amsterdam on 12-14 March 2015www.icps-2015.org Three features make ICPS unique:
About the American Psychological Foundation (APF) APF provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in generations to come. Since 1953, APF has supported a broad range of scholarships and grants for students and early career psychologists as well as research and program grants that use psychology to improve people’s lives.
Keeping the Promise: Maintaining the Health of Military and Veteran Families and Children9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
Child Development announces a call for papers for the special section The Motivational Foundations of Prosocial Behavior: A Developmental Perspective. Guest editors are Maayan Davidov (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Ariel Knafo (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem),
Penn State's 21st annual Symposium on Family Issues will be held Oct. 7-8 on the University Park, PA campus. The diverging destinies of children have been unfolding within the context of three decades of growing economic inequality in the U.S. Although the Great Recession ended officially in June 2009, rates of child poverty and unemployment, particularly among young adults, remain higher today than they had been a few years earlier.