The NICHD, established by congress in 1962, conducts and supports research on topics related to the health of children, adults, families, and populations.
Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. The APA seeks to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives. The APA currently has 54 professional divisions.
A division of the American Psychological Association (APA), Division 17 brings together psychologists, students, and international and professional affiliates who are dedicated to promoting education and training, scientific investigation, practice, and diversity and public interest in professional psychology. Division 17 advocates for Counseling Psychology within the field of psychology and in the public sector.
The Division of Psychotherapy is an educational and scientific organization, the purposes of which are to foster collegial relations among psychologists and students in psychology who are interested in psychotherapy, to stimulate the exchange of information about psychotherapy, to encourage the evaluation and development of the practice of psychotherapy, to educate the public regarding the service of psychologists who are psychotherapists, and to promote the general objectives of the APA.
APAGS is the voice of student concerns in the APA. Graduate students who join APA are automatically enrolled in APAGS. Undergraduates may also join APAGS for a small fee.
Established in 1933 by the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science, SRCD seeks to promote multidisciplinary research in the field of human development, to foster the exchange of information among scientists and other professionals of various disciplines, and to encourage applications of research findings.
The International Congress on Infant Studies is a not-for-profit professional organization devoted to the promotion and dissemination of research on the development of infants through its official journal and a biennial conference where researchers and practitioners gather and discuss the latest research and theory in infant development.