Reducing Poverty by Employment of Persons with Disabilities: Contributions of Psychological Research and Practice By Dr.Judy Kuriansky, Main representative of the International Association of Applied Psychology and the World Council of Psychotherapy to t

The following statement was co-written by Dr. Judy Kuriansky, a member of the International Organizing Committee for the II Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century in Moscow, who is an esteemed international psychologist and a professor at Columbia University Teachers College, in her role as the main representative to the United Nations of the International Association of Applied Psychology and the World Council for Psychotherapy. This statement was submitted to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) during the UN Commission for Social Development (CSD) this past February 2018, and accepted for formal publication. The title of the statement is “Reducing Poverty by Employment of Persons with Disabilities: Contributions of Psychological Research and Practice” to be consistent with the theme of the CSD meeting that was “Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly priority theme: strategies for the eradication of poverty to achieve sustainable development for all.” The statement was also distributed at an event moderated by Dr. Kuriansky at the UN.

More

Related posts

4 October 2016

5th International Conference of Psychotraumatology and Mediation

    The Institute of Psychotraumtology and Mediation (I.P.M.) and the World Psychiatric Association (W.P.A.) has great pleasure in announcing...

3 May 2018

WPA News (April, 2018)

Please find attached the latest issue of 'WPA News'- (April, 2018). Efforts have been made to include most items received...

30 May 2018

Round Table “Suicide Prevention” under XXI Forum “Health of Nation- Foundation for Well Being of Russia” in Moscow

The Round Table “Prevention of Suicides” will be held under XXI Russian National Forum “Health of Nation- Foundation for Well...

25 March 2016

Azerbaijan Psychiatric Association will be a part of the Congress on Mental Health

Azerbaijan Psychiatric Association (AzPA) will be a part of the Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI...

28 April 2016

PROF. VLADIMIR D. MENDELEVICH, DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH OF PROBLEMS OF MENTAL HEALTH, WHO-EXPERT, ADDRESSED WELCOME WORDS TO THE CONGRESS PARTICIPANTS

Prof. Vladimir D. Mendelevich, Director of Institute for Research of Problems of Mental Health, WHO-expert, Head of Department of Medical and...

13 September 2022

Registration for the All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference "Law and Mental Health: How to Reach Consensus" is open

On October 21, 2022, the Union for Mental Health, together with the Foundation for the Development of the Heritage of...

28 October 2019

Approaches to Mental Health Education in Russia

The Union for Mental Health delivered aSymposium “Approaches to Mental Health Education in Russia” was held on 28 October under...

19 November 2020

Growing up in the Shadow of COVID-19

Growing up in the Shadow of COVID-19 The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health Published: November 05, 2020DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(20)30349-7  8 months...

2 April 2019

Autism-Europe advocates for a new dynamic for autism

To mark World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), April 2, Autism-Europe (AE) has launched a Europe-wide awareness raising campaign “A New...

29 March 2022

Webinars on World Autism Awareness Day

On March 31, a series of webinars by the Sukhareva Scientific and Practical Center for Mental Health of Children and...