CANPA is the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations. Launched in 2013, it is 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.
CANPA sponsors regular regional conferences of psychology in the Caribbean, provides directories of psychologists and psychology programmes and organizations in the Caribbean, and develops other resources for psychologists. It works with the Caribbean psychology community to develop a psychology discipline that is relevant to issues and realities in the Caribbean, and to support development of the discipline thoughout all the region.
CANPA members are:
- National Associations of Psychology in Caribbean countries/territories
- Groupings of individual psychologists in a Caribbean country/territory where there is no national association of psychology
- A grouping comprising psychologists in the Caribbean diaspora
CANPA Affiliates (nonvoting) are:
- Other associations of psychology within the Caribbean region