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National Latina/O Psychological Association

The mission of the National Latina/o Psychology Association/Asociación Nacional de Psicología Latina (NLPA) is to generate and advance psychological knowledge and foster its effective application for the benefit of the Hispanic/Latino population. The NLPA mission includes the following goals:

  • Generating and advancing psychological knowledge
  • Fostering the effective application of psychological knowledge for the benefit of the Hispanic/Latino population
  • Valuably contributing to the field of Latina/o psychology
  • Promoting the educational and professional advancement of Latina/o psychologists
  • Fostering communication with members of Latina/o communities at all levels for their mutual education
  • Promoting an awareness and understanding of issues that Latina/o psychologists and mental health professionals might have, related to their educational and professional experiences

Organized in 1979 as the National Hispanic Psychology Association, the newly renamed National Latina/o Psychology Association has experienced a recent ...

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