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Psychology in the News
PsycPORT: Psychology Newswire
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.
Psychology Associations and Organizations
American Academy of Clinical Psychology
The American Academy of Clinical Psychology is an organization of Board Certified psychologists in the specialty of Clinical Psychology who have joined together to promote high quality services in Clinical Psychology, through encouraging high standards and ethical practice in the field. The Academy also provides member services, promotes the value and recognition of Board Certification in the specialty of Clinical Psychology, and encourages those qualified by training and experience to become candidates for Board Certification.
B.F. Skinner Foundation
The B. F. Skinner Foundation was established to publish significant literary and scientific works in the analysis of behavior and to educate professionals and public about the science of behavior founded by Skinner. Its activities stretch from archiving past efforts and conserving artifacts to supporting the research efforts of students and future scientists.
C.J. Jung Institute of Chicago
The C.J. Jung Institute was founded to advance Analytical Psychology, the theoretical foundation of Jungian psychoanalysis and a practice of psychology that addresses the basic human need for psychological growth and consciousness. The objectives of the Institute are to train psychotherapists to become Jungian psychoanalysts, maintain a collegial society, to provide continuing education and ethical review for member analysts, offer education to other professionals and the general public, and promote research and writing about Jungian psychoanalysis and psychotherapy.
International Psychoanalytical Association
Founded by Freud in 1910, the IPA exists to advance psychoanalysis. It is the world’s primary accrediting and regulatory body for the profession, and our mission is to ensure the continued vigour and development of the science of psychoanalysis.
Midwestern Psychological Association
The 1500+ members of MPA make it one of the largest psychological associations in the world. Members hold positions in universities, colleges, hospitals, clinics, school systems, business and industry, government and private practice. The primary function of the Midwestern Psychological Association is to conduct an Annual Meeting at which scientific papers and symposia may be presented.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
NASP's mission is to empower school psychologists by advancing effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health.
National Council On Family Relations
The National Council on Family Relations, founded in 1938, is the oldest multidisciplinary, nonpartisan professional organization focused solely on family research, practice and education.
The Psychonomic Society
The Psychonomic Society promotes the communication of scientific research in psychology and allied sciences.