Welcome To The Colorado Psychological Association

The Colorado Psychological Association advances the profession of psychology through advocacy and education for the promotion of psychological health and well-being. CPA aims to represent all sectors and specialty areas within the field of psychology. Membership and participation in CPA is one way Colorado psychologists demonstrate their commitment to psychology as a vital profession of the highest standards. CPA has hundred of active members throughout Colorado. Thanks to the diversity of our members, CPA is able to respond to the mental health needs of Colorado's citizens. When you join CPA, you become a part of statewide and national efforts to increase public knowledge of the unique qualifications and expertise of psychologists, and to advocate for psychology and mental health.

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2021 CPA Annual Meeting

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(Click on image to view!)View Business Meeting

This year's CPA Annual Business Meeting occurred on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CPA recognized outgoing Board members, welcomed new Board members, presented the Dr. Sarah Burgamy APA Citizenship Award, and gave updates on the association's 2021 goals.

If you missed the meeting, click on the image above to view!


 

Upcoming License Renewal Information for Psychologists

Effective after the 2017 license renewal, or upon the completion of the first renewal of a license thereafter, 40 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) must be completed every 24 month registration period.

  • Current period: September 1, 2019 - August 31, 2021
  • 40 hours of continuing professional development are required for 2019 licensure renewal
  • One (1) continuing education hour (CE) is equivalent to one (1) professional development hour (PDH)

CPA NEWS & UPDATES 

Announcing: New State Behavioral Health Taskforce

A taskforce is being created to issue a report with recommendations to the General Assembly and Governor on policies to create transformational change in the areas of behavioral health using money the state receives from the federal Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund. The taskforce will include legislative members and may include non-legislative members as well. The taskforce is expected to convene is August 2021 and then meet biweekly from October/November until January 2022. Subpanels will also be formed to meet more frequently and help drive and support the work of larger taskforce. The subpanels will meet between 10-16 times. A final report to the legislature is due January 21, 2022. You can find more information about the taskforce here

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The Benefits of Membership

  • CPA Member Directory - free-of-charge and designed to help your fellow members and consumers find YOU!
  • The Colorado Psychologist a bi-monthly newsletter contains commentaries, articles on national and state issues affecting psychologists, ethical issues, clinical theories and advancements and special features.
  • E-News keeps you up-to-date on what is happening at CPA.
  • CPA Ethics Consultation - a member of the CPA Ethics Committee is on call to answer your ethics questions following APA’s Ethical Principles. 
  • Networking Opportunities to share ideas, obtain feedback on issues or merely visit with your peers.
  • Volunteer Opportunities abound within the association.  Find something you are passionate about and join a committee, task force, liaison or division.
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Colorado Crisis Services

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency services center. 

Colorado Crisis Resources also provides resources for those needing assistance with 
relationship problemsfamily crises, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, bullyingstress and disability. Access Colorado Crisis Resources through their website.

In addition, Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners can provide information on free and low-cost help. You can reach them 24/7 for mental health and substance abuse issues at 
1-844-493-TALK (8255) or visit their website. website: