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  • [CROSS-POST] I-O Psychologists’ Passion Projects: Increasing Fairness for Job Seekers with Criminal Records
    This blog post is cross-posted from APA’s Psych Learning Curve, a blog run by APA’s Education Directorate where psychology and education connect. By Julia Golubovich, PhD  We continue our exploration of the field of Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology, the American Psychological Association’s Division 14. If you’ve read our recent blogs, you already know that I-O Psychology is […]
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  • The Work Is Never Done: Mental Health, Mass Incarceration, and African American Custodial Grandparents
    Traditionally, African American grandparents have played a critical role in the caretaking responsibilities of their grandchildren. This has allowed their adult children to be able to pursue educational and employment opportunities. However, how the consequences of mass incarceration on the African American family system extend beyond the incarcerated individual into the lives of their children […]
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  • How Psychologists and Peer Mentors Can Work Together to Fight Human Trafficking in the United States
    In this blog post, two psychologists draw insights from a peer mentor on the real world experiences of survivors of sex trafficking and discuss ways in which psychologists and peer mentors can partner in the fight against human trafficking.
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  • Taking Faith in the Future! 4 Ways Religious Involvement Can Help You Age Well
    Thirty-nine percent of people across the world attend a religious service every week, but of them, few know just how beneficial religious involvement can be! As life changes with aging, from physical declines to loss of loved ones, religious involvement can help you remain healthy. No matter your prior involvement or your current abilities, you […]
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  • Why Sexualized Halloween Costumes Are Scarier Than You Think
    Every year many children and adults creatively plan out their costumes for the one night where spooky wins. And even though for the most part the holiday may seem harmless it can have scarier consequences for our girls. With the acceptance of sexualized women’s costumes, the line for what’s appropriate to wear at different ages […]
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