Additional Resources

Policy Committee Practicum for Students

The Policy Committee Practicum is designed for students to engage in policy and/or advocacy-related activities that are of interest to the student. Practicum students are supervised by the Policy Committee Chair(s) and may receive course credit from their respective institutions. The practicum is unpaid, but limited funding for policy-related conference or training attendance may be requested.

Policy Committee Practicum Application

Fellowships & Internships

APA Policy Fellowships & Internships

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

SRCD Fellowships

The Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship

RWJF Health Policy Fellows

State Policy Fellowship Program

CDC Career Training Fellowships

NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship

Syllabi

Applied Psychology and Public Policy, by Ken Maton, UMBC

Political Psychology, by Christopher Weber, Louisiana State University

Books

Advancing Nonprofit Stewardship Through Self-Regulation, by Christopher Corbett

Principles of Social Change, by Leonard Jason

Websites

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) - Policy Program

Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR)

APA's Public Interest Government Relations Office

Society for Research in Child Development - Policy and Media

The Community Tool Box

Success Stories and Lessons Learned, from the membership

For Students: Autobiographies and Advice from SCRA Members Involved in Policy Work

Surveys

Survey of the SCRA Membership, Capacity Building Report