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Volume 6, Issue6November 1993

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    Steven C. Hayes, a Foundation Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at the University of Nevada, is one of the core group of pioneers who began APS. He proposed the formation of the progenitor of APS, the Assembly of Scientific and Applied Psychology (ASAP), chaired its organizing committee, and housed its office and the first APS office in his laboratory. He edited the ASAP Newsletter (As Soon As Possible), and the first two volumes of the APS Observer, and was the first Secretary-Treasurer of APS. He is currently Vice-President of the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology (AAAPP). APS was five years old this past August, and the Society has been enormously successful, as measured by growth and impact.


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