• a regional network of national organizations and groupings of psychologists throughout the broader Caribbean, embracing all the linguistic and cultural diversity found in the region

  • organized to advance psychological knowledge, research, skills, and practice in the service of Caribbean well-being and development, while addressing the professional interests of psychological practitioners, academics and researchers.

  • sponsors regular regional conferences of psychology

  • provides resources and guidance on the status, structure and development of psychology in the region.

CANPA works within the Caribbean psychology community to foster a strong discipline that is relevant to local issues and realities in the Caribbean

CANPA Member Associations are national associations of psychologists  in Caribbean countries/territories and an organization of individual psychologists in Caribbean countries/territories where there is no national association of psychology or in the Caribbean diaspora.


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Archived News

  • CANPA signs agreement with Cuban Societies
  • New CANPA Member
  • UN report: Caribbean participation in CSW Event
  • CANPA condolences on the passing of Robert Roe
  • Guerda Nicolas - new publication on mental health training in Haiti
  • Report on CRCP2014 - International Journal of Psychology
  • Report on CRCP2014 - Caribbean Journal
  • Elections: CANPA Executive Council 2014-2016
  • Psychologists to be licensed in Jamaica
  • Special journal issue on Psychology in the Caribbean just published!
  • CANPA launched June, 2013
  • Report of CRCP2011 published in International Journal of Psychology

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