- Academy of Medical Psychology (AMP) AMP is a membership organization for those who are interested or trained in medical psychology. AMP was founded in 1998 to provide a number of membership services, including continuing education, mentoring, recruitment of those wanting to become involved in medical psychology, and to promote research on the practice of medical psychology. The members of AMP are dedicated to advocating for and spreading the practice of Medical Psychology.
- American Board of Sport Psychology (ABSP) The American Board of Sport Psychology, which was founded in 2000, seeks to advance practice, education and training standards in the field of applied sport psychology and provide licensed psychologists the opportunity to achieve competencies and board certification in sport psychology.
- American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) AMTA's purpose is the progressive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education, and community settings. AMTA is committed to the advancement of education, training, professional standards, credentials, and research in support of the music therapy profession.
- American Psychiatric Association (APA) The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.
- American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication, and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.
- Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies is a multidisciplinary organization committed to the enhancement of health and well-being by advancing the scientific understanding, assessment, prevention, and treatment of human problems through behavioral, cognitive, and biological evidence-based principles.
- Association for Psychological Science (APS) The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level. Its mission is to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare.
- Australian Psychological Society (APS) The Australian Psychological Society is the largest professional association for psychologists in Australia, representing more than 17,500 members. The APS is committed to advancing psychology as a discipline and profession. It spreads the message that psychologists make a difference to peoples’ lives, through improving scientific knowledge and community wellbeing.
- British Columbia Association of School Psychologists (BCASP) The purposes of BCASP are to represent the interests of school psychologists and to further the standards of school psychology practice in order to promote effective service to all students and their families.
- British Psychological Society (BPS) The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the United Kingdom, and the only body in the UK which covers all areas of psychology. The Society aims to raise standards of training and practice in psychology, raise public awareness of psychology, and increase the influence of psychology practice in society.
- Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) The Canadian Psychological Association was organized in 1939 and incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act, Part II, in May 1950. Its objectives are: to improve the health and welfare of all Canadians; to promote excellence and innovation in psychological research, education, and practice; to promote the advancement, development, dissemination, and application of psychological knowledge; and to provide high-quality services to members.
- Council of Applied Master’s Programs in Psychology (CAMPP) CAMPP is a national organization devoted to the appropriate recognition of Master’s-level applied psychology training programs and to the representation of these programs before other organizations whose policies and practices affect Master’s-level psychology. It is also the mission of CAMPP to provide, through its website, a point of communication and resources for CAMPP members, prospective members, and Master’s-level psychology students.
- Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN) FUN is an international organization that is focused on neuroscience education and research at the undergraduate level. FUN’s members and supporters include businesses and organizations; private liberal arts colleges, state and research university departments and programs; and individual faculty and students, all sharing a common interest in undergraduate neuroscience.
- International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) The International Association of Applied Psychology is an international association of psychologists that was founded in 1920. Its mission is to promote the science and practice of applied psychology and to facilitate interaction and communication about applied psychology around the world.
- International School Psychology Association (ISPA) ISPA is strongly committed to improving healthy development and quality of life for children everywhere. ISPA’s mission includes: promote the use of sound psychological principles in education, encourage communication between professionals committed to improving children’s mental health and well-being, promote the psychological rights of all children all over the world, and initiate and promote cooperation with organizations committed to similar purposes.
- National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) The world's largest organization of school psychologists, NASP works to advance effective practices to improve students' learning, behavior, and mental health. The NASP vision is that all children and youth access the learning, behavior, and mental health support needed to thrive in school, at home, and throughout life. NASP has embraced five strategic goals of the association: 1) ensure availability of a high quality school psychology workforce; 2) advance the role of school psychologists as qualified mental and behavioral health providers; 3) advance recognition and implementation of the NASP Practice Model nationwide; 4) develop leadership skills and qualities of school psychologists; and 5) uphold that all children and youth are valued and that their rights and opportunities are protected in schools and communities.
- Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP) The Society for the Teaching of Psychology advances understanding of the discipline by promoting excellence in the teaching and learning of psychology. STP provides resources and services, access to a collaborative community, and opportunities for professional development. STP also strives to advance the scholarship of teaching and learning, advocate for the needs of teachers of psychology, foster partnerships across academic settings, and increase recognition of the value of the teaching profession.
- Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) The Society of Behavioral Medicine is a multidisciplinary, non-profit organization of clinicians, educators, and scientists dedicated to promoting the study of the interactions of behavioral, physiological, and biochemical states, and the application of that knowledge to improve the health and well being of individuals, families, communities and populations.
- The Federation Of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS) FABBS is a dues-supported coalition of Member Organizations, Academic Affiliates (including university departments and regional psychological associations), and Corporate Affiliates. It promotes human potential and well-being by advancing the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior; promoting scientific research and training in these fields; educating the public about the contributions of research to the health and well-being of individuals and society; fostering communication among scientists; and recognizing scientists who have made significant contributions to building knowledge.
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