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From the President of the Wyoming Psychological Association
Recently, a survey was sent out from the Wyoming Psychological Association about topics that impact psychologists across the state, as well as those who are licensed here, but can’t join us in this pristine beauty.
Since many state and local orgs are collecting and disseminating resources, we want to make sure you are aware of a few the National Register has available to the public.
– The National Register COVID-19 Resource page is being constantly updated with relevant information for providers delivering psychology services
– The National Register is adding three (for now) webinars in the coming month to help improve psychologists’ competency in telepsychology service delivery. Please visit the Web Conferences page for further information.
– The National Register back in March performed a rapid survey of psychologists to see how the pandemic had impacted their practice, and published the results in our peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Health Service Psychology. We recently did a 6-month follow up to that original survey, and the results will be published in next month’s JHSP.
In the frontier State of Wyoming, the WPA recognizes the need to pursue a mutually supportive, strong community of psychologists and other healthcare providers who work together to enhance the quality of life for all people living in the State.
The National Register of Health Services Psychologists, our partner, has timely information for all mental health professionals. There is a webinar available for WPA members and be sure to checkout the current newsletter.
The WPA leaders and members believe strong Psychologist and Mental Health Professional involvement in the issues critical to our professions is essential to protect and expand mental health in Wyoming. One of the best ways to increase your involvement in those issues is by participation in the WPA.
The purpose of the WPA is to promote psychology as a profession and as a science for the benefit of human welfare.
- To advance the profession through academic and continuing education, research and consultation in psychology.
- To serve the interest of the profession and the public through political advocacy.
- To promote the professional and collegial well-being of our members.
- To provide information, services and education in the public interest.
- To collaborate with other healthcare professionals for optimum public benefit.
- Recognizing the geographical distances that separate professionals, to promote networking and a sense of connection and community.
- to enhance communication via computer technology and traditional methods
- to increase our membership
- to encourage and reward participation in the organization
- To actively work to increase individual and collective sensitivity to multi-cultural issues both within the organization and in the public sector. This includes race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and people with special needs.
- to develop and/or enhance delivery of appropriate services to diverse and under-served populations
- to advocate for diverse and under-served groups
- to promote diversity within the organization including recruitment of ethnic minorities, establishment of a sense of “safe place”, inclusion and visibility for ethnic minorities