BCPA Goals and Objectives 2021

Goal #1: Strengthen member connections

  • establish zoom social hours
  • establish in-person mixers and events
  • provide a forum for consultation groups
  • develop a listserv for fostering user-driven conversations (including employment opportunities, way to address referrals, way to identify psychologists with
    specialty areas)
  • develop zoom brown bag lunch hours
  • secure mailing lists for LSSP, LPC, LMSW/LCSW and LMFT local area
    associations and include with our outreach
  • consider sponsoring of community events for our members (e.g. 5k, goat yoga,
    gardening demo)

Goal #2: Strengthen opportunities for professional development

  • conduct virtual continuing education workshops
  • partner with other professional associations to conduct virtual and/or in-person
  • consider developing case consultation opportunities
  • develop and streamline a process for marketing and administering CE events
  • identify and assess groups/networks/organizations/resources operating in our area

Goal #3: Pursue social justice

  • provide learning opportunities to understand how racism and white supremacy
    impacts the mental health and treatment of Black, indigenous and people of color
  • identify and invite community resources for continuing education training on
    social justice
  • promote social justice and pro bono opportunities for psychologists within
    underserved communities on our social media outlets