Federal and local legislative advocacy to advance the field of psychology – The Government Relations Committee monitors proposed legislation and lobbies to protect your interests as a Psychology professional in DC
Access to our member listserv to stay informed regarding upcoming DCPA events, job opportunities, referral requests, and what’s happening in the field
Leadership Opportunities to enhance your CV! Join our board and committees: Diversity Social Justice and Inclusion, Government Relations, Professional Development, Student, Early Career Psychologist, Marketing and Membership committees
Weekly newsletter: DCPA Events and News Updates
Student support and advocacy: Active student committee offering student socials, support groups, research grants for graduate students and mock interviews for internships
Discounted homestudy CE sessions to earn CEs on your own timeline
Regular Member:for PsyD's, PhD’s, EdD's, Academicians, Licensed Psychologists; either work or reside in DC
Associate Member (non PsyD/PhD):for individuals who have training and experience equivalent to a Master's degree in Psychology, or be Master's level Professionals licensed in the metropolitan area of the District of Columbia for Independent Practice in Social Work, or licensed as Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, or Nurse Practitioners. Applicants meeting the requirements set forth above but who are not employed or maintaining a practice in the District of Columbia shall also be considered Professional Affiliate Members.
Early Career Professional: for individuals who qualify as an Early Career Professional
Semi Retired Member: for professionals who are semi-retired and still are receiving income from psychology profession
Fully Retired Member:for professionals who are fully retired and no longer receiving income from psychology profession
Student Member:for anyone enrolled at least part-time in any undergraduate or graduate psychology related program
The D.C. Psychological Association (DCPA) works to advance psychology as a source for the promotion of public welfare and human dignity.
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