CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Due March 1, 2010
American Psychological Association Committee on Women in Psychology
3rd Annual Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
The American Psychological Association Committee on Women in Psychology (CWP) announces its third annual Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology to be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, from 8:00am to 6:00pm, in
The overall mission of the CWP Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology is to empower, prepare, and support women psychologists as leaders to promote positive changes in institutional and organizational life and to increase the diversity, number, and effectiveness of women psychologists as leaders. The program’s mission supports APA’s goal to advance psychology as a science and profession and as a means of promoting health, education and human welfare.
The CWP Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology has several objectives:
- Ensure that mid-career and senior women in psychology have the knowledge and skills necessary to compete for and be successful in leadership/management positions in academic and other professional settings.
- Enhance the number and effectiveness of female psychologists holding institutional leadership positions in academic and other professional settings.
- Increase the diversity of women psychologists in institutional leadership positions.
- Create networks of women psychologists in senior management/leadership positions in varied professional settings.
Who Should Attend?
Mid-career (10-20 years post doctoral degree) women psychologists who are APA members with demonstrated leadership experience and capabilities holding full-time, paid faculty appointments at the associate professor or clinical associate professor level or above in academic or academic medicine settings. Women of color, lesbian and bisexual women, transgender women, and women with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Highly interactive, skills-focused workshops with experts in the field. The core curriculum includes:
- Leadership Models
- Mid-Career Management, Goal Setting and Planning
- Negotiation Skills
- Mentoring Networks, including gender and diversity issues
Previous Institutes have also addressed:
- Sustaining and Funding a Research Program
- Fiscal, Program, and Personnel issues
- Managing Work-Life Balance
- Strategic Planning
- Dealing with Difficult People
Individuals who participate will leave with clearly defined professional goals, identify next steps towards promotion and leadership positions, and have the opportunity to join a monthly mentoring forum for mid-career women in psychology.
Applications and supporting materials (CV and letter of recommendation) are due by 5:00 pm eastern time on Monday, March 1, 2010.
Please visit http://forms.apa.org/pi/women/leadership/ to complete the electronic application form. You may also print out the completed application and (1) fax it with accompanying documents to the Women’s Programs Office at 202.336.6117 or (2) e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If selected, participants will be asked to pay a $250 fee, which covers registration, program materials, and food (breakfast, lunch and snacks). In addition, participants will be invited to attend a follow-up leadership program in March 2011 at the APA headquarters in
Selections will be announced by Monday, May 3, 2010.
For additional information, please visit http://www.apa.org/pi/women/programs/leadership/faq.aspx to review frequently asked questions or contact Shari Miles-Cohen, PhD, Senior Director, Women’s Programs Office:
1. Via snail-mail at American Psychological Association,
2. Via phone at 202.336.6044
3. Via e-mail
The American Psychological Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology has been generously funded by APA Board of Directors, the APA Council of Representatives, the APA Women’s Programs Office, the National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women’s Health, the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Psychology, the Society for the Psychological Study of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Issues, the Society for the Psychology of Women, and the Women’s Caucus of the APA Council of Representatives.
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Shari E. Miles-Cohen, Ph.D. | Senior Director, Women’s Programs Office
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