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

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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

Contact CANPA

CANPA Secretariat P. O. Box CB-13015 Nassau, Bahamas Email: Secretariat@canpanet.org