HELPFUL WEBSITES & ARTICLES

American Psychoanalytic Association
APsaA’s mission is to actively promote its vision within the framework of the following goal areas:

  • Professional education and development
  • Research and scholarship
  • Advocacy and public relations
  • Marketing, advancement, and communications
  • Membership, institute, center, and local society operations
  • Governance and management

Click here for a comprehensive  bibliography of research reviews and studies that are applicable to psychoanalysis and psychotherapy

www.endcorporalpunishment.org
This website contains detailed individual reports on the legality and prevalence of violent punishment in each state and territory in the world, global and regional tables of progress towards prohibition in all settings, information on the human rights imperative to prohibit all corporal punishment, guidance on achieving prohibition, summaries of research on the issue and more.

www.stophitting.com
The Center for Effective Discipline (CED) is a program of Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center (NCPTC). CED provides educational information based on current peer-reviewed research to the public on the effects and risk factors associated with the use of corporal punishment on children. Effective alternatives using positive and proactive discipline are provided.

Chicago Insitute for Psychoanalysis
Information about clinical services for adults and children along with various training and educational programs, including panels, seminars, and other upcoming events. Faculty and students can learn about continuing education programs and access course-related materials.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.

Chicago Parent Program of Rush University

The Chicago Parent Program is a 12-session evidence-based parenting program created for parents of young children (2-5 years old) and designed to meet the needs of a culturally and economically diverse audience.

  1. The Chicago Parent Program was developed in collaboration with parents of young children to address those issues of greatest concern to parents.
  2. The Chicago Parent Program is guided by a strong theory and supported by rigorous research.
  3. The Chicago Parent Program uses over 160 video scenes of parents raising children in the real world, managing challenging situations at home and in public. We use these scenes to help guide parent group discussions and problem-solve different ways to handle common parenting problems.
  4. There is no one correct way to raise children. The Chicago Parent Program is structured in a way that is respectful to parents’ ideas and values.
  5. Since 2002, the Chicago Parent Program has received outstanding evaluations from parents, educators, health care providers, and agency leaders. It is being used in agencies across the country including the Harlem Children’s Zone in New York City, Baltimore City Public Schools, and Head Start.

Saving For College
This website offers a variety of tips and tools on ways to save for college, The site also offers a free “Family Guide to Saving for College” to help get you started.