The West Virginia Psychological Association (WVPA) was founded in 1950. Since then, it has been the principal organization for psychology in the state and functions as the affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA). WVPA has members from all counties across the state.
- Advancement of the science and practice of psychology
- Professional development and networking for members
- Public education and outreach
- Collaboration with other state and national psychological associations
- Advocacy to improve access to quality care for all West Virginians
- Promotion of psychological well being for every resident in the state
Through the year, WVPA provides a variety of educational offerings, including a three-day Annual Conference. Members enjoy many opportunities for networking and information exchange through Association activities and publications. WVPA encourages the participation of student research at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The goal of increasing public awareness of psychology involves a number of WVPA members. WVPA is dedicated to being an active voice representing the profession in West Virginia.
Address: Post Office Box 58058
Charleston, WV 25358-0058