Department of Psychiatry

Professional Organizations

There are many professional organizations that represent clinicians of various disciplines working in the mental health field. These organizations set standards for ethical and informed practice, advance research and training in the field, support continuing education, and provide a political voice for the profession and for patients in local, state and national arenas. These selected URLs offer starting points for persons interested in learning more about the mental health professions and those wishing to learn about national and local meetings, journals supported by the organizations and other information to which these sites serve as gateways. Affiliated organizations can also be accessed via links at these sites.