Question 4: According to its 2009 vision statement, APA aspires to be “a principal leader and global
Addressing global challenges such as health, poverty and geopolitical violence requires globally aware partners working side-by-side. US psychology must broaden its global perspective. We could
Define global partnership as central in APA’s strategic plan
Integrate multicultural and cross-cultural methodology, training and practice throughout APA
Encourage international psychologists to join APA
Take action steps to develop paths for practica/internships outside the US
Through MOU’s (Memoranda of Understanding), create collaborative exchanges of psychological knowledge and methods with diverse international partners.
Focus on continuing development of strategic psychological science, training, and practice partnerships, collaborating with regional leaders, government, NGO’s and academic institutions.