Become a Member of VPA

Join VPA today and enjoy all the benefits of membership! 

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Become Part of VPA Today!

The Vermont Psychological Association is the professional association for psychologists and other mental health care providers in Vermont.  VPA is an active part of the mental health care community in Vermont and the region, and we actively work to promote the field of psychology and improve mental health care, whether by connecting our members to each other and the resources they need, providing legislative advocacy, discounted continuing education, or providing consultations on important matters.  We are here for you–join us today!

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All applications for membership must be approved by the VPA board of directors.  Dues are prorated for the first calendar year, and are due by January 31 in subsequent years.  No payment is required until your membership application has been approved.

What Can VPA Do For Me?

Connection and networking with other mental health professionals supported and facilitated by VPA.

FREE Ethics consultations with our ethics committee–members only!

FREE Insurance/reimbursement consultations with our insurance committee–members only!

Access to APA’s PsycNet Direct–up to 4 article or 24-hour passes reimbursed to members by VPA.

Significant discounts (25% or more) on CE courses sponsored by VPA; you also get the NHPA member price on CE courses sponsored by the New Hampshire Psychological Association.

Members-only resources on our website–links and information for all your professional needs.

FREE participation in VPA referral service.

Lobbying and advocacy for issues that are important to you as a mental health care provider.

Make a difference in your community through activities of the VPA Diversity & Social Justice Committee and VPA Disaster Preparedness & Response Committee.

 

I believe that VPA is definitely worth the investment. . . .  Any member can . . . work with other like-minded professionals on matters that are most important to them [and the] support and advice that VPA provides to its members around such issues as ethics is invaluable. . . .  VPA is a wonderful organization that advocates for and supports personal and community healing and wellness, and I am proud to be member.

Karen J. Hack, Psy.D.
VPA Board Member

Membership Dues

An individual who is licensed as a psychologist in Vermont or other state in good standing may be admitted as a Member of VPA.

Annual dues:  $300 (prorated first year)

An individual who is an individual holding an advanced degree in psychology, who is engaged full-time in teaching or research in the field of psychology, and who does not provide clinical services for a fee may be admitted as an Academic/Research Member.

 Annual Dues:  $200 (prorated first year)

An individual who is licensed as a mental health care provider (other than as a psychologist), or who has made outstanding contributions to, or performance in, the field of psychology may be admitted as an Associate Member.  Associate Members do not have voting rights in the Association.

Annual Dues:  $250

An individual holding an advanced degree in psychology, mental health counseling, social work, or other related field who completed his or her degree less than two years before the effective date of membership, is on the roster of non-licensed, non-certified psychotherapists, and is actively pursuing Vermont licensure as a mental health professional may be admitted as a Rostered Member. Rostered Members do not have voting rights in the Association.

Annual Dues:  $125

Students enrolled in colleges and universities whose primary field of study is psychology, mental health counseling, social work, or other related field may be admitted as Student Members of VPA.  Student Members do not have voting rights in the Association.

Annual Dues:  $40 (prorated first year)

An individual who does not meet the criteria of any other membership category may be admitted as a Public Member. Public Members do not have voting rights in the Association.

Annual Dues:  $50 (prorated first year)