Professional Associations in Psychology

PSY 4800 Senior Seminar

Professional Associations in Psychology

For this assignment, you will examine the various associations in psychology as they relate to your interests in psychology. For example, if you are interested in Forensic Psychology you would research professional organizations or associations associated with Forensic Psychology.

  • For this assignment, you will choose two professional organizations.
  • Find two recent scholarly journal articles (within the last 2–3 years) related to the two fields of psychology for the professional organizations you have chosen.
  • Write a 2–3-page report on the professional organizations integrating information from the journal articles.
  • This assignment will be submitted to Turnitin®
For this week, students will research the various disciplines of psychology utilizing scholarly journals and outside resources from three perspectives: the theoretical, conceptual, and practical/applied.

my field is domestic violence counselor

counseling psychologist


you can use your own articles and 2 to three pages

the class has no books

Answer preview

Psychology focuses on the study of the human mind as well as the behaviors. In so doing, psychologists try to understand human thoughts and feelings and how they affect the actions of human beings. Phycology is a broad topic with many branches. In this paper, the focus will be on counseling psychology, which promotes minimal psychological distress while promoting individual and family well-being. Counseling psychologists are professionals who have the responsibility of making sure that counseling is available in the community. However, their work is organized, managed, and regulated by professional associations. As a domestic violence counselor, the following professional organizations are essential in my field.