Resources and Suggested Links


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  2017 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

  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 Reproduction​  by psychologist Kim Bergman, Ph.D. is a valuablenew

        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


  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  (2012)
 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), the 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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