The Society of Clinical Geropsychology is section 2 of the American Psychological Association’s Division of Clinical Psychology. Our vision is to foster the mental health and wellness of older adults through science, practice, education and advocacy and to advance the field of professional geropsychology.
Our purpose is to promote the general objectives of the American Psychological Association and theDivision of Clinical Psychology; to support and to encourage the evolution and development of the subspecialty of clinical geropsychology in both its scientific and professional aspects; to increase scientific understanding of the mental health of older adults; to promote the development of models for the delivery of psychological services to older adults, as well as other ways of enhancing the welfare and mental health of older adults; to foster collaboration and the sharing of information among clinical geropsychologists; and to increase the quality and availability of training opportunities in clinical geropsychology.
If you are interested in becoming a member, you may complete the online membership application that can be found by clicking on the “Membership” tab. You may also submit an application via mail. Membership fees are as follows:
One-Year Student Membership: $10
One-Year Membership: $35
Three-Year Membership: $100
Emeritus Membership: $0