Kentucky Psychological Association Mission Statement:  "To promote psychology as a science and a profession."

Registration is now open for the

Kentucky Psychological Association's 2017 Annual Convention:

A Balancing Act:  Innovation and Keeping the Heart of Psychology
November 2-4, 2017   -   Griffin Gate Marriott, Lexington, KY

Featured alongside our talented local presenters are:

 

  • Dr. Arthur Evans, CEO of the American Psychological Association
  • Dr. Ty Tashiro, Author of AWKWARD: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome and The Science of Happily Ever After
  • Dr. Ryan Vandrey, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Dr. Sandy Shullman, Current Chair of the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology, co-author of Performance Appraisal on the Line, and Managing Partner of the Executive Development Group- Columbus Office.
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Congratulations to the  newly elected 2018 KPA Board of Directors

President Elect:  Eric Russ, Ph.D.
Secretary:  Norah Chapman, Ph.D.
Masters Representative:  Elizabeth Kaster, M.S.
Eastern Representative:  Sheri Haas, M.A.
Jefferson Representative:  Rachel Buehner, Ph.D.
Western Representative:  Maggie Sergeant, Ph.D.
Academic Representative:  Jessica Burris, Ph.D.
Child & Adolescent Representative:  Brooke Threlkeld, Psy.D.
Clinical Representative:  Jessica Newland, Psy.D.
Developmental Disabilities Representative:  Susan Vaught, Ph.D.
Diversity Representative:  Shambra Mulder, Ph.D.

Thank you to all our nominees and members who voted!

Are you a KPA Member?
Here is why you should be!

As a member of KPA you make an investment in the future of your profession - here are a few of the member benefits:

KY Board of Examiners of Psychology Liaison...KPA advocates for licensing issues and obtains the latest news affecting psychologists.

Save Money... Early Bird registration and member discounts at all KPA sponsored Continuing Education Events, including significant savings on Convention registration.

Professional Networking and Referrals... Join the Psychological Services Locator to make your practice easier to find; referral resources at your fingertips.

Get Help with Questions... Need to know how to reach the Board of Examiners? Can’t find the rule on how long to hang on to those files? Membership in KPA means you have somebody ready to help you - and it’s just a phone call or e-mail away.

Bypass Sticky Situations... Free access to our Ethics Committee provides you with the tools you need to handle those difficult professional situations, so you can head off a mistake that could possibly threaten your career.

Practice Consultations and Practice Updates… Members have access to free consultations with KPA’s Director of Professional Affairs on a broad range of practice issues.

Define the Profession... Have a strong voice in how our profession is defined in Kentucky through KPA’s advocacy initiatives.

Develop Your Leadership… Through participation on the KPA Board or committees, community outreach, public education, and more.

Have a Sense of Community... Psychologists can sometimes feel isolated. KPA helps you connect through listservs, CE events, academic programs, and more.

 

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