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Student member Benefits

AzPA offers many opportunities for student involvement. In addition to sponsoring a poster session at our annual convention, we actively recruit student representatives from Arizona universities for the Academic & Student Affairs Committee. The chair of this committee serves as the Graduate Student Representative to the Governing Council, encouraging a student voice be included in the leadership of the association. We also have graduate student members volunteer on other committees, providing them with hands-on opportunities to get involved with issues of special interest and to receive mentorship from psychologists in those areas

What Other Benefits Are There?
  • Exposure to career paths beyond academia, such as consulting and organizational role
  • Mentoring opportunities with psychologists who are leaders in their fields
  • Annual Convention: attend workshops, present research
  • Stay abreast of legislative issues impact training and licensing in the field
  • Training workshops
  • Special AzPA rates on dental plans, vision care, and individual health policies
  • Discounts at Sea World, Busch Gardens, the San Diego Zoo, Universal Studios Theme Parks, and more 
Committee Info

The Committee meets at various locations. Email Amanda Acevedo-Morales, Madison Little, or Nacona Bunker, M.A. for more information.

Licensure Information

The Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners is the licensing body for psychologists in Arizona. You can visit its website at http://psychboard.az.gov/, to learn more about the application process, supervision requirements, and testing.

Supervision Information

The Arizona Psychology Training Consortium is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit subsidiary corporation of the Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA). The Consortium was created by the Arizona Psychological Association to develop predoctoral internship and postdoctoral residency training opportunities in the state. The Consortium brings together the resources of academic departments, community agencies, and independent practitioners to provide organized and sequential training for interns and residents. There are rural and urban training sites that reflect a breadth of client populations and intervention modalities. The Consortium provides intensive training in culturally responsive clinical practice.

The Arizona Psychology Training Consortium

Students at Convention

AzPA students are invited to participate in the following at the AzPA Annual Convention.

Student Poster Session

The Arizona Psychological Association and the Arizona Psychological Foundation promote psychological science and practice, which facilitates healing, well-being, and overall mental health literacy for individuals, families, and communities. We are excited to announce our annual student poster contest, to be held at the 2022 Annual Convention of the Arizona Psychological Association. The poster session will be held on Friday, September 30, in the morning, at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center. Please follow the link below for more information. 

Submissions are due Friday, August 5.  

Click here to download the Call for Posters.

Student Scholarships

Student members are invited to apply for a scholarship to cover convention registration fees. 2022 Convention application available soon. 

Other Useful Links

Current Student Members-- email azpa@azpa.org to request enrollment on the student listserv.

Link to APAGS: http://www.apa.org/apags/

Link to APPIC: http://www.appic.org/ 

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