________________________________________________________________ VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1 THE INTERPSYCH NEWSLETTER AUG-OCT, 1994 ________________________________________________________________ SECTION E: RESOURCE UPDATE -------------------------------------------------- | This section is intended for articles describing | | new resources to encourage the use of resources | | currently available on the net. | -------------------------------------------------- E-1 Scientific articles available via anonymous FTP on ALTERED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS - PARAPSYCHOLOGY - HYPNOSIS - TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY - HUMAN POTENTIAL - MEDITATION As an aid to education and communication, Charles T. Tart, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the Davis campus of the University of California, internationally known for pioneering scientific work in the above and related areas, is gradually making reprints of his published journal articles and miscellaneous papers available, via anonymous ftp, to whoever is interested. These are mostly from scientific journals, but are generally quite readable to the educated layman. Computer users with access to the Internet can access the archive as follows: Connect to ftp server, "ftp.ucdavis.edu". Log in as username "anonymous". Send your e-mail address as the ident/password string. cd to /pub/fztart. A "dir" command will show you what is available. A "get" command will retrieve documents. The file "current-contents" will be updated regularly, showing what papers are available, often with an abstract of each. For more information, contact Jonathan Steven Hurwitz, firstname.lastname@example.org E-2 HEALTH INFOCOM NEWSLETTER The Health InfoCom Newsletter, issues HICN751 and HICN752 are now available for pickup. The table of contents are listed below. For more information contact David Dodell, Editor, HICNet Medical Newsletter (email@example.com) The Health Infocom Newsletter can be requested in one of three ways: FTP: vm1.nodak.edu /HICNEWS as HICNxxx.NWS MOSAIC: Asia/Pacific: http: //biomed.nus.sg/MEDNEWS/welcome.html Americas: http: //cancer.med.upenn.edu:3000/ E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org: The first line of text much be: get /waffle/files/mednews/hicnxxx.nws __________________________________________________ HICNet Medical News Digest Sun, 16 Oct 1994 Volume 07 : Issue 51 Today's Topics: [MMWR 11 Oct 94] Vaccination Coverage of 2-year Old Children [MMWR] Missed Opportunities to Vaccinate Pre-School Children [MMWR] Childhood Vaccine-Preventable Diseases [MMWR] Certification of Poliomyelitis Erradication [MMWR] Update: Human Plague - India, 1994 Scientists Net Major Shrimp Allergen Low-Cal Diets: Can they prolong life? ___________________________________________________ HICNet Medical News Digest Sun, 16 Oct 1994 Volume 07 : Issue 52 Today's Topics: Internet Availability of PEEM Guidelines forecasting Vector-Borne Disease. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology - Fall 1994 Courses. AIDS Daily News Summaries. SECTION F: CALENDAR -------------------------------------------------------------- | For free listing of your conference or event, please send us| | the following information: dates of event, title, sponsor,| | location, continuing education credits (if applicable),| | and the name, e-mail address, physical address, and phone| | number of a contact person. All notices should be sent by| | the first Friday of the month to the IPN Mailbox: | | (email@example.com). | -------------------------------------------------------------- *OCTOBER* October 29, Annual conference of the New York Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. Fordham University. The subject this year is the narcissistic and the difficult patient in Psychoanalysis. (firstname.lastname@example.org) *NOVEMBER* November 4-6, Current Topics In the Law and Mental Health. The Westin Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA. Sponsored by Missoula Psychiatric Services. For Registration and Information, contact: Professionally Planned Ltd, Post Office Box 5626, Missoula, Montana 59806, 406-542-7526 November 11-13, Objectivity and Truth in the Natural Sciences, the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Boston Marriott, Cambridge, USA. For information call (609) 683-7878, or e-mail: (email@example.com) November 12-13, The 7th Symposium on Creativity, Psychopathology and Adaptation. Theme: Women and Creativity. The Department of Psychiatry of the Montreal General Hospital. Contact Cathy Tsagaroulis, Room 675, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, P.Q. H3G 1A4. Please include name, address, telephone number and practice/ affiliation. November 18-20, European Trauma Conference: Trauma Treatment in the 90's: Towards the 21st Century. Presented by the UK and Finland Members of the International Association of Trauma Counsellors. The Birch Hotel, Haywards Heath, Sussex, United Kingdom. Conference is endorsed by Saybrook Institute. Contact: Lori Beth Bisbey (firstname.lastname@example.org), phone:44-342-323107. Fax:44-342-324316. November 27-December 9, SOFSEM'94: XXI-st International Winter School on theoretical and practical aspects of computer science. Milovy, Czech Republic. Organized by Czech and Slovak Societies for Computer Science and Czech ACM Chapter SOFSEM (SOFtware SEMinar). Contact: (email@example.com) *JANUARY* January 18-22, Authority, Leadership and Organizational Life, A Residential Conference sponsored by The Center for the Study of Groups and Social Systems, Boston Center of the A.K. Rice Institute, Mont Marie Conference Center, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA. For brochure and application contact: Dannielle Kennedy, Ph.D. Associate Director for Administration, 54 Clairemont Road, Belmont, MA 02178, 617-489-4734 *APRIL* April 3-7, The Tenth Biennial Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science organized by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour. Halifax Hall of Residence & Computer Science Department, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, ENGLAND. Contact: Conference programme chair, John Hallam, Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh, 5 Forrest Hill, Edinburgh EH1 2QL, SCOTLAND. Phone: + 44 31 650 3097, FAX: + 44 31 650 6899. E-mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org) *MAY* May 23-25, International Conference on Research and Practice in Attention Deficit Disorders, Jerusalem, Israel. Division of Special Education of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and B'Yahad, the Israeli national parent's education and support organization for families of children with Attention Deficit Disorders. Scholarly papers are currently being solicited. Tom Gumpel, Ph.D., Chair, Scientific Committee, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, (TGUMPEL@vms.huji.ac.il) *JUNE* June 21-24, Twelfth Annual International Conference in Literature-and-Psychology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg in Breisgau (Germany). Please send your title and a 150-word abstract to Professor Andrew Gordon at IPSA (email@example.com). For more information, contact Norman N. Holland (firstname.lastname@example.org) *JULY* July 10-13, "20th International Conference on Improving University Teaching". Hong Kong. For instructions on submitting a paper or proposal and further information about the conference, e-mail (email@example.com) SECTION G: ANNOUNCEMENTS -------------------------------------------------- | This section contains general announcements that | | are relevant to the InterPsych Community. Send | | announcements to the IPN Mailbox: | | (firstname.lastname@example.org). | -------------------------------------------------- 1. INTERPSYCH JOURNAL - Request for Input InterPsych is in the process of negotiating with two publishers regarding publication of an electronically distributed, peer-reviewed journal. Initial plans are to publish short empirical articles in psychiatry, clinical psychology, and experimental psychopathology. We are currently gathering additional information to include with the proposal that we are submitting to the publishers. As part of this effort it would be useful to hear from members of the academic community about those aspects of electronically distributed journals that would influence decisions about submitting or subscribing to (or reading) such a journal. Relevant factors might include mode of access, cost, level of scholarly review, stature of editorial board, scope of content coverage, circulation, speed of publication, etc. We would be pleased if you would take a few moments to send us your opinion on these matters. Please direct comments to David L. DiLalla, Ph.D. (GA3977@SIUCVMB.SIU.EDU) 2. GRANTS The International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) has just recently released information concerning grant opportunities for United States citizens and universities, at the graduate-level and higher, for the academic year 1995 - 1996. Eligibility differs from program to program, but all IREX grants are targeted to scholars of the social sciences /humanities pursuing academic interests in the Newly Independent States, Central & Eastern Europe and the Baltics. More comprehensive information on IREX funding can be obtained from our gopher server: info.irex.org, port 70. Users without gopher capability should contact (email@example.com) for more information. 3. DIRECTORY OF RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY INTERNS AVAILABLE The new Directory of Research Opportunities for Clinical Psychology Interns, edited by Jack Blanchard, is now available. One hundred and fifty five programs are described. One of the most important features of the new Directory is a listing of the psychological interventions that are taught and/or supervised at each site. The list is derived from the Division 12 Task Force chaired by Dianne Chambless. This is a gold mine of information for prospective interns. Those wishing to purchase the Directory may call Graywind at 518-438-3231. Please let your students know about this outstanding Directory! (U21B4@WVNVM.WVNET.EDU) 4. PANEL ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN'S SCIENTIFIC UNDERSTANDING Dr. Haste is putting together a panel proposal on the development of children's scientific understanding for the BPS Annual Conference which is April 1-4 in Warwick. The deadline for the proposal submission is October 31. If anyone is interested in joining in, please contact him with a brief summary of your proposed paper. (H.E.Haste@bath.ac.uk) 5. CARE IN PLACE: The International Journal of Networks and Community. Care in Place offers an international forum for reviews and reports of developments in human services, legislation and theory. Care in Place emphasizes cross-professional relationships and the widest possible focus on all groups served by community or neighborhood systems. Send manuscripts to: Professor Phil Barker (Editor) Department of Psychiatry, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4LP, ENGLAND Fax: 091 227 5108 (P.J.Barker@Newcastle.ac.uk) For subscription or single copies, either contact your usual supplier or: Routledge Subscriptions, ITPS Ltd., Cheriton House North Way, Andover SP10 5BE, United Kingdom Fax:+44(0)264 342807 Rates: Institution: $90.00 (USA/Can) Personal $46.00 6. ATTENTION IP MEMBERS ATTENDING AABT David Fresco will be maintaining of list of InterPsych members who will be attending the AABT in San Diego, CA., USA. Members interested in meeting should contact him at (firstname.lastname@example.org) 7. PSYCHOLOGY OF GENDER COURSE SURVEY We are conducting a survey about the availability of a course on the PSYCHOLOGY OF GENDER at the undergraduate level in Psychology. If your University program offers a course on this topic, could you please send us a short description of it (curriculum); please specify if the course is obligatory in your program. Please send your answer to (email@example.com) SECTION H: EMPLOYMENT -------------------------------------------------- | This section is intended for listing current job | | openings in positions relevant to InterPsych | | members. Send job postings to the IPN Mailbox: | | (firstname.lastname@example.org). | -------------------------------------------------- BOARD CERTIFIED PSYCHIATRIST The Augusta Mental Health Institute has an available position for a board certified psychiatrist to join a staff of ten in treating the most seriously ill in the State of Maine with state-of-the-art care. We offer the opportunity for satisfying practice in a friendly collegial environment. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. South-central Maine offers a comfortable and pleasant style of life. Please send your CV to William Anderson, M.D., Director of Clinical Services, Augusta Mental Health Institute, P.O. Box 724, Augusta ME 04332-0724 USA. DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICE-Maine Mental Health Facility Augusta Mental Health Institute is currently taking assertive steps to re-focus on its true mission and move toward a stronger emphasis on community based treatment. We are seeking an individual with strong leadership/administrative skills to guide the department of Social Work Services in the crucial role it will play in AMHI's future. We need a candidate with an MAW and at least 3 years of clinical background who has a thorough understanding of hospital/community systems with an emphasis on creative discharge planning. Specific experience with individuals suffering from major psychiatric disorders is essential. We offer a competitive salary and major benefits package offered to State of Maine employees. If you are looking for a challenge with the opportunity to truly make a difference, please send your resume and letter of application to: Nicole Morin-Scribner, Assistant Director of Human Services, P.O. Box 724, Augusta ME 04332-0724 USA AA/EOE _________________________________________________ INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA invites applications for permanent, tenure-track positions in CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR) and DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (ASSISTANT PROFESSOR); initial appointment is for September, 1995. The current department of 24 offers an APA-accredited PsyD in clinical psychology which follows a practitioner model of training with a strong commitment to science-based education. Approximately 10-15 graduate students are accepted annually. The department also houses the Center for Applied Psychology, a clinical services facility, which provides opportunities for clinical training and research. On the undergraduate level, the department offers 1. CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (Associate/Full Professor, depending on qualifications): Applicants should have a doctorate from an APA-accredited program; eligibility for Pennsylvania licensure is desirable. Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to graduate teaching and supervision in the area of psychological assessment and/or clinical neuropsychology. Outstanding applicants with expertise in other areas of clinical psychology including behavioral medicine and child/family therapy will be considered. 2. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (Assistant Professor): Applicants should have a doctorate in developmental psychology; preference will be given to applicants with a specialization in child psychology. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in child and adolescent psychology; other course assignments will depend on the applicant's expertise and interests. FOR BOTH POSITIONS, a commitment to excellence in both undergraduate and graduate education and research is essential. Individual initiatives in any form of scholarly activity, including grant writing, are encouraged. IUP is the largest university in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education and is located approximately 50 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Applications should be received by Feb. 15, 1995 for full consideration; review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Letters of application, vitae, transcripts, three letters of reference (one of which must be from your current employer/supervisor), and supporting materials should be sent to: Dr. Mary Lou Zanich, Chair - Clinical Search Committee or Developmental Search Committee, 316-P Clark Hall, Department of Psychology, IUP, Indiana, PA 15705-1068. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. IUP is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.