Faculty members in the FMU Psychology Department are affiliated with a number of professional organizations. These organizations serve as venues for professional networking, outlets for the sharing of research, and vehicles for disseminating information to the public about the field of psychology. Frequently, students become members of these organizations to jump start their professional development and networking. Some of these organizations include:

•  American Psychological Association (APA)
•  Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
•  Association for Psychological Science (APS)
•  International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
•  National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
•  Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology
•  Social Psychology Network
•  Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
•  South Carolina Psychological Association (SCPA)
•  Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA)
•  South Carolina Association of School Psychologists (SCASP)


Professional organizations that offer student liability insurance at discounted rates are listed below. School Psychology students are required to carry their own liability insurance policies. Clinical/Counseling Psychology students are strongly encouraged to do so.

•  American Professional Agency
•  Forrest T. Jones & Company
•  American Psychological Association Insurance Trust (APAIT)
•  American Counseling Association (ACA)
•  Northamerican Association of Masters in Psychology (NAMP)
•  Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO)