The Alameda County Psychological Association...
is a volunteer organization of psychologists dedicated to serving the public and their profession. Members hold doctorate degrees and a current professional
license in psychology issued by the State of California.
Our activities include the following:
- Educating the public about when and how to access psychological service and providing referrals when appropriate;
- Providing leadership and service to the profession through community service, media outreach, and informing and supporting the
- California Psychological Association’s legislative advocacy and regulatory oversight;
- Creating opportunities for continuing education, networking, and mutual support among psychologists in all areas of specialization;
- Offering professional consultation regarding clinical, legal, and ethical issues to better serve the public and the profession;
- Promoting education, professional development, and training in psychology;
- Providing emergency psychological services in times of community emergencies or disasters, and outreach to community groups with special needs.
- Helps the public access psychological services via its "Find a Psychologist" database.
- Offers high quality continuing education (CE) events to update training and improve members' expertise.
- Provides a forum for discussion of current issues in psychological care, practice, governmental affairs, and professional ethics.
- Keeps members informed of statewide legislative activity related to managed care, hospital practice, prescription privilege authority, access to mental health services, and much more.
- Supports public service programs such as the Disaster Response Service.