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These are the committees defined within Alameda County Psychological Association. Click the view members link or the committee name to see a list of committee members. If visible for a committee, click the More info to view additional information about the committee. If there are subcommitees, a list of subcommittees will be displayed. Click on the name of the subcommittee to view the members.
The psychology profession has recognized the need to encourage the use of rehabilitative mechanisms for those of its members who may experience behavioral, cognitive, emotional, and/or substance-related distress. The CARE program is designed to provide education and access to referrals, and increase awareness of issues of diversity, compassion fatigue, secondary traumatization, prevention, and early intervention.
The ACPA Continuing Education Committee strives to offer high quality programming throughout the year to our members and to the community, at low or no cost.
The Disaster Response Network (DRN) is a national network of approximately 2500 volunteer psychologists with training in disaster response who offer volunteer assistance to relief workers, survivors, and victims’ families after man-made or natural disasters. The DRN is the result of collaboration between the American Psychological Association and the American Red Cross.
The ACPA Diversity Committee provides education and training and raises awareness about cultural/ethnic, sexual, gender, disability and SES related-issues, etc.; provides input into diversity topics for CEU courses; develops ties with other chapters and organizations dedicated to diversity issues, and works to increase the diversity of ACPA membership.
The ACPA Early Career Psychologists committee provides resources for early career psychologists, including the monthly Shrink Drinks networking event, referrals to resources, and answers to commonly asked questions.
The Ethics and Professional Affairs Committee educates and advises ACPA members on professional and ethics issues regarding the practice of psychology. The committee consults with the ACPA Board on issues pertaining to ethics and professional affairs.
Through collaboration and engagement with local graduate students and psychologists, the Graduate Student Affairs Committee (GSAC) seeks to 1) increase student involvement; 2) create relevant opportunities for graduate students to develop professionally; 3) allow graduate students to network with the local psychology community; and 4) engage and support the local student community.
The Local Advocacy Network (LAN) [formerly Governmental Affairs Committee] representatives are the connectors of California Psychological Association’s (CPA) grassroots network. LAN Representatives are highly motivated volunteers that connect their chapter or division to the important legislative information provided by the LAN and CPA’s advocacy staff.
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Alameda County Psychological Association
4200 Park Blvd., #200
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 433-9580