Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP)

Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP) is the voice of professional clinical psychology within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its purpose is "the advancement of Clinical Psychology as a science, as a profession, and as a means of promoting human welfare by developing and encouraging high standards of ethics and training; by providing the opportunity for the exchange of experience and research through discussions, presentation and publications; and by educating the public in the purposes and goals of the art and science of the practice of clinical psychology for the promotion of the public welfare."


Virginia Governor Names VACP Member to Board of Psychology

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently reappointed Herbert Stewart, PhD for another 4 year term on the Virginia Board of Psychology.  The Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists recommended to the Governor that Dr. Stewart be reappointed. 

Dr. Stewart practices at Western State Hospital and is a long time member of VACP.  Additionally, he has served on the VACP Ethics Committee, currently serves on the Virginia Psychological Foundation, and is President of the Virginia Board of Psychology.  

The Virginia Board of Psychology establishes the standards, rules and procedures for examination, licensure and regulation of licensed school, licensed applied, and licensed clinical psychologists.  Essentially, while regulating the profession, the Board serves as the State agency representing the public and consumer as related to these types of license. 

VACP appreciates the Governor continuing to honor and accept recommendations from VACP in his making this highly important appointment.

VACP Fall Conference
Glen Allen, VA
Hilton Garden Inn
October 13-14, 2017


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