Black Lives Matter: Psychologists take a stand against racism

3 July 2020 Black Lives Matter: Psychologists take a stand against racism. The Australian Indigenous Psychologists Association (AIPA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS) have brought together six of Australia’s peak psychology organisations to take a firm stance against racism in any form. In a position statement released today, psychologists are standing together to call out and combat racism in the profession, the discipline and communities across Australia. APS President Ros Knight said experience of racism in any form can have significant impacts on mental health and wellbeing. “Evidence shows that racism acts as a barrier to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living thriving lives. It has a destructive impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ education, [...]