Board of Professional Affairs 2007 Annual Report

Introduction

The Board of Professional Affairs (BPA) addresses broad issues related to (1) developing recommendations for and monitoring the implementation of APA policy, standards, and guidelines for the profession of psychology; (2) maintaining relationships with other professional organizations and groups appropriate to its mission; (3) recognizing contributions to the profession of psychology through awards and honors, (4) proposing to the Association ways to enhance the profession of psychology; and, (5) fostering the application of psychological knowledge in order to promote public welfare. 

This report provides information on some of BPA’s major activities in 2007, including its commitment to and incorporation of diversity in its focus, interests and deliberations.