President Alan Eby, Psy.D., Bridgewater, VA
President Elect Doris Nevin, Ph.D., Roanoke, VA
Secretary Margot Ackermann, Ph.D., Richmond, VA
Treasurer James Morris, Ph.D., Richmond, VA
Past President Jackie Jones, Ed.S., Prince George, VA
Virginia Academic and Applied Psychologists (VAAP) (click for By-Laws)
Members of VAAP are dedicated to the advancement of psychology as a science, enhancement of the teaching of psychology, and fostering high standards of ethics and practice. Additionally VAAP is dedicated to psychology as an applied behavioral science. where members are involved with research or what is often referred to as industrial/organizational psychology. VAAP provides opportunities for the exchange of experience and research through discussions, presentations and publications.
Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP) (click for By-Laws)
Generally those licensed by the Virginia Board of Psychology as a clinical psychologist, VACP members are most often engaged in clinical practice, either in private practice rendering patient care, or in settings such as hospitals, providing care in a number of specialty areas. VACP's purpose is the advancement of Clinical Psychology as a science and as a profession, providing and encouraging high ethical standards of practice in the delivery of patient care, including those with moderate and severe mental disorders. Within VACP are professional local academies or societies serving member needs and interests of a localized geographical area.
Virginia Academy of School Psychologists (VASP) (click for By-Laws)
VASP members are committed to the development and maintenance of quality psychological services in the schools throughout Virginia. Generally VASP members are licensed by the Virginia Department of Education as School Psychologists and/or licensed by the Virginia Board of Psychology as School Psychologists.
Virginia Psychological Association (VPA)
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Established May 11, 1956 as successor to a section of psychologists in the Virginia Academy of Science, The Virginia Psychological Association is a tax exempt organization incorporated under the laws of the State of Virginia dedicated to the advancement of psychology as a science and profession and as a means of promoting human welfare.
The Virginia Psychological Association is the parent organization for the varied interests of psychology. Under VPA's umbrella, VPA has three affiliated academies, as listed below. Active membership in VPA requires membership in at least one of these academies, determined by area of interest, training, type of practice or specialty.