European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA) is the leading Federation of National Psychologists Associations established in 1981. During its establishment it had 13 member associations (one per country) with n centralized administrative support. After thirty years now it has 36 member associations representing about 3, 00,000 professional psychologist across Europe. Members in the association include researchers, practitioners as well as academic personals.
The member organizations of EFPA are focused with promoting and improving psychology as a profession. Also to develop it as a discipline, with emphasis on the training and research associated with such practice.
EFPA is maintaining its database by collecting information from a wide range of areas in Europe such as education and training, ethical codes, regulations and legislation, professional practices and social issues. EFPA has a responsibility to its member associations of different countries to monitor developments and lobby on behalf of members, which includes both in relation to European Community legislation and in respect of broader relations across Europe and worldwide. To gain knowledge and information EFPA has links with a number of international associations across the globe which mainly includes: United Nations Education of Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Health Organization (WHO), the European Organization for Liberal Professions, American Psychological Association (APA), the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), the International School Psychology Association (ISPA), the International Association for Applied Psychology (IAAP).
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