Advance the mental health and well-being of Asian American communities through research, professional practice, education, and policy.
Explore advances in research and science of Asian American psychology and mental health with new theories and frameworks for understanding the Asian American experience and cutting-edge research using qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Be part of this cutting edge work by connecting with other researchers in this field and exchanging ideas. Visit this section to read the latest empirical studies in our peer-reviewed journal, Asian American Journal of Psychology.
Learn prevention and treatment strategies and engage in conversations on how to best work with Asian American communities. Our goal is to promote culturally competent, evidence-based and practionners experience in mental health services that meet the needs our diverse Asian American populations. This section is designed for AAPA members to exchange current and new practices in mental health in working with Asian American communities that can be used in community mental health agencies, hospitals, college centers, schools, government agencies, private practice and more.
Provide training and education for the next generation of Asian American psychologists and mental health providers and researchers. Take advantage of all the opportunities available to AAPA members, including our scholarships, awards, online forums, mentorship programs, leadership development program, and annual conventions.
Advocate for the welfare and well being of Asian Americans at all levels of government through community-engaged scholarship and practice and and partnerships with other organizations to ensure the visibility and rights of Asian Americans. Visit this section to learn what issues AAPA and members are currently advocating on, and new policies and legislations that effect Asian American psychology as well as general psychology and mental health advocacy.
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Good news! The 2014 Impact Factors have been released, and AAPA’s flagship journal, Asian American Journal of Psychology, received a score of 1.686 for 2014. This figure is up from…
AAJP’s June 2015 Feature Article: “Perceived Discrimination, Intergenerational Family Conflicts, and Depressive Symptoms in Foreign-Born and U.S.-Born Asian American Emerging Adults”Stephanie Pituc | AAJP, Announcements, Research | One Comment
Asian American Journal of Psychology, Vol 6 No 2, (June 2015) Feature Article: Perceived Discrimination, Intergenerational Family Conflicts, and Depressive Symptoms in Foreign-Born and U.S.-Born Asian American Emerging Adults by…
As the 2015 AAPA Convention in Toronto draws closer, stay informed about important announcements and opportunities that we will be sharing on the AAPA listserve (current, paid members are subscribed to…
The winner of the 2015 Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) Dissertation Research Grant is Alicia Ibaraki, from University of Oregon. Her dissertation proposal is titled, Mechanisms that Perpetuate Health Disparities: Physician…