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:

  • Highlight the unique mental health issues of diverse populations
  • Focus on efforts to reduce mental health disparities
  • Enhance health care professionals' cultural competence

The theme for 2015 is Culturally Appropriate Care, helping psychiatrists and all mental health professionals to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population.

More information and resources

The Mission of the WSPA

To 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.

Membership

Benefits of Membership

Advocacy

The Latest Research and Clinical Studies

Resources for You and Your Practice

Networking and Professional Development

Lifelong Learning and Continuing Medical Education (CME)



Join Today