Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

The Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP) exercises general governance supervision over the relevant affairs of the Practice Directorate. CAPP recommends procedures and identifies projects that enhance human welfare through the professional practice of psychology. Groups reporting to CAPP include the Committee on Rural Health, the Committee of State Leaders, and the Task Force on Serious Mental Illness and Serious Emotional Disturbance. In addition, CAPP exercises general governance supervision in the management of the 501 (c)(6) APA Practice Organization.

Staff Liaison

Joan Freund (email)

Members

  • 2014 Chair: Monica Kurylo, PhD (2013-15)
    Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

  • 2014 Vice-chair: Kathleen S. Brown, PhD (2012-14) 

  • Lindsey Buckman, PsyD (2014-16)

  • June W. J. Ching, PhD (2012-14)

  • Elena Eisman, EdD (2014-16)

  • Arthur Evans, PhD (2014-15)

  • Terry S. Gock, PhD (2013-15)

  • Jo Linder-Crow, PhD (2014-15)

  • Angela M. Londoño-McConnell, PhD (2013-15)

  • Bonnie Markham, PhD, PsyD (Ex officio)

  • Peter M. Oppenheimer, PhD (2012-14)

  • Judith Patterson, PhD (2014-16)

Committees Reporting to the Board

Mission

CAPP is charged with the responsibility to:
 
  1. Be the administrative agent of the Board of Directors exercising general governance supervision over the relevant affairs of the Practice Directorate.
  2. Recommend to Council through the Board of Directors procedures for the enhancement of human welfare through the professional practice of psychology.
  3. Identify projects important to the enhancement of human welfare through the professional practice of psychology.
  4. Recommend to the Board of Directors the needed funding for such projects.
    Full text of Association Rule 90-2.

Reports