The role that psychologists and the American Psychological Association (APA) have played in the context of detainee abuse and torture is a pressing concern for the profession of psychology and for everyone committed to human rights.
There are now many excellent resources available for those interested in learning more and taking action--including carefully researched articles and books, exceptional documentaries, and an increasing number of publicly available official documents.
In this 10-minute online video, I provide a brief, timely overview of what has unfolded over the past several years and where things stand today. I extend my thanks to colleagues who have shared their insights and expertise with me.
I welcome reactions and would appreciate your forwarding the video to friends, colleagues, and others who you think would find it valuable.