The Washington State Psychiatric Association is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, the largest Psychiatric organization in the world. WSPA is a professional, non-profit corporation serving more than 500 psychiatrists in the state of Washington. WSPA advocates on behalf of members and their patients, provides quality continuing medical education programs, and educates the public on mental health issues.
July is APA Diversity Mental Health Month
Helping psychiatrists and all mental health professionals to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population
APA Diversity Mental Health Month is a time to:
The theme for 2015 is Culturally Appropriate Care, helping psychiatrists and all mental health professionals to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population.
The Mission of the WSPATo promote public understanding of psychiatry through public education, and advocacy for patients and their interests.
To provide a professional group identity among all psychiatrists in Washington State by promoting peer support and collegiality.
To promote professionalism in the practice of psychiatry by providing continuing professional education, reviewing members' professional qualifications, and reviewing ethical concerns.
Benefits of MembershipAdvocacy
The Latest Research and Clinical Studies
Resources for You and Your Practice
Networking and Professional Development
Lifelong Learning and Continuing Medical Education (CME)