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“APA is profoundly sorry, accepts responsibility for, and owns the actions and inactions of APA itself, the discipline of psychology, and individual psychologists who stood as leaders for the organization and field,” the apology states.
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PACT CAB member Gloria Vazquez Merrick interviewed by ABC channel 27 in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
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Few studies examine how neighborhood structural factors (e.g., socioeconomic status [SES] and diversity) and perceived disorder may influence the messages parents communicate to their youth about race/ethnicity.
Community Spotlight: Grandparents Involved From The Start (GIFTS)
Grandparents Involved From the Start, Inc. (GIFTS) is a non-profit organization that provides resources and support to grandparents who are raising school-aged grandchildren between the ages of 5 to 18 years old.
 
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Congratulations to Kristin Buss, former Director of PACT, on being recognized with the Penn State 2021 President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration

The award is given to a full-time faculty member who has exhibited extraordinary achievement in the integration of teaching, research or creative accomplishment and service.
Congratulations to Kristin Buss, former Director of PACT, on being recognized with the Penn State 2021 President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration

Dr. Kristin Buss

Kristin Buss, Tracy Winfree and Ted H. McCourtney Professor in Children, Work, and Families, Professor of Psychology; professor of human development and family studies; head of the psychology department in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts; and former PACT director; has been awarded Penn State's 2021 President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Integration. Click here to read the full article.

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