Organization Websites 


  American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN; and the complete list of their Position Papers and Policies)
 National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN; and the complete list of their Position Papers)
 American Psychological Association (APA) and the 2002 Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct,

       with 2010 and 2016 Amendments
  Nevada Psychological Association (NPA)
  American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the ASRM Mental Health Professional Group

Resources for Assisted Reproduction (ART)


▪  ​NEW!  The ASRM Mental Health Professional Group maintains a bookshelf of internet resources on a variety of topics

     including adoption/foster care, ovum donation, gestational surrogacy, general infertility, pregnancy and pregnancy loss,

     single parenting, and resources for LGBTQ+ and donor-conceived families

     - The Bookshelf drop-down menu also offers links to other resource options, including peer-reviewed articles, children's

       books, MHPG Member publications, and a bibliography on many of these infertility-related topics


  The ASRM Patient Education Web Site maintains patient fact sheets on many topics related to infertility, including:


      Gamete And Embryo Donation: Deciding Whether to Tell 

      Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET) 

      Infertility Counseling and Support: When and Where to Find It

      Talking to Children about Their Gay and Lesbian Parents


  ASRM Ethics Committee Committee Opinion regarding the decision to inform offspring of their conception by gamete

       or embryo donation 

  The Infertility Network: News and other Links

▪  The Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA) maintains resources for various audiences, including

       intended parents, donor-conceived children, and gestational carriers

  The Donor Sibling Registry (DSR) maintains resources, including current and published research, for various audiences, 

       including egg and sperm donors, intended parents (including LGBTQ families), and donor-conceived children

​       NEW!  The DNA (Donors Not Anonymous) booklet, which discusses the potential limits, effects, and consequences of

       donor anonymity for both the donor-conceived and donation-recipient communities 

  Parents Via Egg Donation (PVED) maintains resources primarily for intended parents (including LGBTQ families) on various

       topics, including gamete and embryo donation and gestational surrogacy (access most of these resources via the

       purple drop-down menus at the top of the page)

▪  ​NEW! Let's Talk About Egg Donation  by Marna Gatlin of PVED and Carole LieberWilkins, MFT covers a wide range

       of topics including infertility diagnosis, pregnancy, and talking to your child about having been donor-conceived. 

       This book is appropriate for heterosexual and same-sex couples, single parents, and young adults conceived via

       egg donation.

  ​Counseling Beyond Storybooks: Addressing Disclosure through Middle Childhood 

▪  ​NEW!  Your Future Family: The Essential Guide to Assisted Reproductionby psychologist Kim Bergman, Ph.D. is a valuable

       new family-building resource for people of all genders and sexual orientations 


LGBTQ+ Specific ART Resources


▪  ​NEW!  The ASRM Mental Health Professional Group maintains a bookshelf of internet resources for LGBTQ+ families

  ​Men Having Babies provides gestational surrogacy advice and support for gay men worldwide

▪  Family Equality Council offers family-building advice and resources for individuals of all sexual orientations 

       and/or gender identities

  ASRM Ethics Committee Opinions on access to fertility treatments by gay, lesbian, and unmarried persons and 
       
transgender persons


Practice Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists

 
  Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists  (August 2011 version; from the American Psychology-Law Society,

       Division 41 of the American Psychological Association)
 NAN's Official Statement on Independent and Court-Ordered Forensic Neuropsychological Examinations


Policies on Test Security

  NAN's Official Position Statement on Test Security (2000) and Test Security Update (2003)
  The Official Position on disclosure of neuropsychological test data of APA Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology),

       Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology, and AACN


Policies on Third Party Observation

▪  NAN's Official Statements on the presence of third-party observers and secretive recording of neuropsychological testing

       and interviewing
  AACN's Policy Statement on the presence of third-party observers in neuropsychological assessments


General LGBTQ+ Resources

▪  Human Rights Campaign
  American Psychological Association Division 44 (Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity)
▪  American Psychological Association resources, including the 2011 Resolution on Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples 

       and a compilation of all current APA policy statements on LGBT concerns


Client Resources


​▪  My Notice of Psychologists’ Policies and Practices to Protect the Privacy of Your Health Information 

       (HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices document)






 

 
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