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Asian American Psychological Association

 

Established Since 1972

Our Mission

Advance the mental health and well-being of Asian American communities through research, professional practice, education, and policy.

Science

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.

Practice

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.

Education

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.

Policy

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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President's Message

New Message from the AAPA President coming soon…

AAPA President Anjuli Amin, Ph.D

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Check out our special issue on Filipino American Psychology in the Asian American Journal of Psychology

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Thank you to all the editors, reviewers, and contributors who recognized the need and value for this area of scholarship. Table of contents here

Addressing AAPl College Students’ Mental Health Needs

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The Steve Fund and the University of Michigan’s National Center for Institutional Diversity convened a team of experts in Asian American/Pacific Islander history, college students and mental health.    This…

2022 GLI Call for Applications

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Dear AAPA members and colleagues,We are excited to announce the call for applications for 2022 AAPA Graduate Leadership Institute (GLI). GLI will be virtual this year and will be able to accommodate…

Asian American Psychological Association Statement- Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

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December 2, 2021 The Asian American Psychological Association is deeply saddened and repulsed by the latest example of White Supremacy evidenced by the verdict in the Rittenhouse trial. While we…