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The DC Psychological Association presents a diversity workshop: 

"East-West and In Between"

Presenter(s):  Karen Shanor, PhD & 

Walter Hillabrant, PhD

April 28, 2017 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Chicago School of Psychology, 1015 15th St, NW,4th floor, Washington, DC

6.0 Hours of Continuing Education is Offered 

Social Work Continuing Education is Pending

Part 1 of the workshop will lay the foundation for understanding and appreciating cultural diversity.  Part 2 of the workshop will discuss mental disorders among cultures as well as therapeutic processes. 

For more information, and to register, click here!

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Please come join the DC Psychological Association for our

Annual Membership Cocktail Reception

March 24th at 6:00pm

APA building - Lobby

750 First Street NE, Washington DC 20002

Pre-paid parking ($19) is available before 7:00pm.

Union Station Metro is one block away.


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DCPA Research Grants for Graduate Students


The intent of this grant is to fund innovative psychological science research projects. Students in all fields of psychology and neuroscience and are DCPA members are eligible to submit.
Funds for this $1,500 scholarship must be used to support the proposed research. This grant may be used for thesis, dissertation or other research. The second place award is for $1,000.


DCPA grants are available to Graduate student members of DCPA ($10.00 membership fee to become a member) who are enrolled at least half-time as a student in good standing at a regionally accredited university. Undergraduates are not eligible for these grants, nor are DCPA committee members ( with the exception of the student committee).  At least one faculty recommendation is required supporting the Graduate student Grant application.

For more information, click here

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Membership Renewal

Have you renewed your membership for 2017? 

The DC Psychological Association enjoyed continued growth in 2016 and was able to provide ten continuing education workshops and create new initiatives committed to training, advocacy and outreach efforts.

As we begin our dues renewal for 2017, we look forward to working with you in the upcoming year and thank you for your continued support and commitment to the profession of psychology!


Mail in Application

Read a letter from Linda Smith, Ph.D.- Vice-President for Membership

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DCPA Book Club

2017 will be a vibrant and fascinating year for DCPA's Book Club!  You do not have to read the book of the month to be a part of the discussion.  And bring friends!

Please note that the March Book Club will be rescheduled!  We hope that you join us on April 27th  for our discussion on:

The Cyber Effect by Mary Aiken, Ph.D.

A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains how Human Behavior Changes Online


To see our complete list of book club readings, please click here

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The Student Committee of the DC Psychological Association is proud to host 


May 19,  2017 

Location:  TBD

Calling all Undergrad, Masters level, and PhD Psychology students!  

Do you have a research proposal or completed research you would like to present 

The DCPA Student Research Day will be held on Friday, May 19th! 

Register Today! 

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Please click the above link to access the latest edition of the DCPA newsletter.

DCPA Event Cancellation Policy

The DC Psychological Association is unable to provide refunds for events. However, we do allow up to one year to make up a CE session that may have been missed. 

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