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Mark Your Calendars for SCPA's 2017 Fall Events!


South Carolina Psychological Association Presents:

2017 Fall Symposium

"Essential Psychopharmacology for Practicing Psychologists in a Rapidly Changing World"

October 13, 2017

The Inn at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

1619 Pendleton St, Columbia, SC 29201

Workshops Include:

  • The Evolution of Psychopharmacology – From Then Until Now:  What Psychologists Need to Know- Robert C. Nelson, PsyD
  • The Magic of Getting it Right- John Taylor, M.D.
  • Sponsored Luncheon: Emerging Science of Treating Pseudobulbar Affect Using Neudexta
  • Emerging Trends and Best Practices in Psychopharmacology Amid Strengthening Regulation- Gary Higgins
  • Essential Knowledge and Cautions for Practicing Psychologists- Robert C. Nelson, PsyD

Click here for conference flyer

Register Today!

South Carolina Psychological Association

2017 Academic Day

November 10, 2017

Harbison Campus of Midlands Technical College, Harbison Theatre

7300 College Street, Irmo, SC 29063

Over the past 20 years, the South Carolina Psychological Association has hosted hundreds of students, professors, and other psychology professionals and leaders at our annual Academic Day events.

The 2017 Academic Day will feature:

  • The “I am Psyched!” traveling museum exhibit from APA that focuses on the contributions of women of color to the field of psychology
  • A keynote address by Dr. Shari Miles-Cohen, Senior Director of APA’s Women’s Programs Office
  • A panel discussion of career and graduate school opportunities in psychology and related fields including women and women of color in psychology
  • Student quiz bowl competitions for 2 year and 4 year schools

SCPA 2017 Academic Day Schedule

8:30-9:15         Registration

9:15-9:30         Opening Remarks

9:30-11:00       Career and Graduate School Panel

11:00-12:00     Keynote Speaker

Dr. Shari Miles-Cohen, Senior Director of APA’s Women’s Programs Office

12:00-1:15       Box lunch and Explore “I am Psyched!” Exhibit

1:15-2:15         Quiz Bowl Competition 2 year schools

2:30-3:30         Quiz Bowl Competition 4 year schools

Quiz Bowl Rules: 

For a detailed outline of Quiz Bowl rules, procedures, and prizes, please click here!

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2017 SCPA Membership

SCPA appreciates and values each of our members and their commitment to both the association and the field of psychology. Through SCPA, you have the opportunity to contribute to the development of psychology in the state of South Carolina, attend continuing education events, and network with colleagues. 

Renew/join today online

Renew/join by mailing in a paper application

Read a letter from our Executive Director, David White

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Find a SCPA Psychologist Mentor in Your Area!

Please click here to find a list of resources for early career psychologists.  If you are interested in finding a mentor in your area, please send us a quick email.

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South Carolina Psychological Association

PO BOX 1448 

Cedar Park, TX 78630

Phone:  (512) 788-0207, ext. 2 

Fax:  (888) 511-1305


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