CRCP2011 Themes and Subthemes

Conference Theme: 

Psychological Science and Well-Being: Building Bridges for Tomorrow

The theme for the 2011 Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology reflects the priorities of psychologists in the region to promote the overall health and well-being of Caribbean peoples across various aspects of well-being (e.g., mental health and physical development/overall health), age periods, historical and contextual realities, geographical differences (within Caribbean, the Diaspora and the global community), disciplines, sectors of society etc.

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Organization of CRCP2011

The CRCP2011 Conference is organized by the Bahamas Psychological Association under the auspices of the International Union of Psychological Science, International Association of Applied Psychology, and International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology.

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CRCP2011 Sponsors / Exhibitors

Under the Auspices of:

  • International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS)
  • International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)
  • International Association for Cross CUltural Psychology (IACCP)

Host Organization:

  • Bahamas Psychological Association

Conference Sponsorship

Gold Level Sponsors

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • College of the Bahamas
  • Kaplan University

Silver Level Sponsors

  • Laureate Online Education

Bronze Sponsors

  • Cable Bahamas
  • Going Places Travel
  • American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS)

Objectives of CRCP2011

The purpose of CRCP2011 was:

  • To strengthen the connections between the research, practice, training components of ethical psychological science in the region;
  • To provide an opportunity for Caribbean psychologists to contribute to the development of a culturally-appropriate, diverse and global psychological science by sharing their research, teaching and practice with regional colleagues (including the Caribbean diaspora) and from other parts of the world;
  • To increase the knowledge of academic and applied psychologists in the region about psychology in other parts of the world and to specifically involve scientists and practitioners from outside the region whose work is pertinent to psychologists in the region and who are able to transfer knowledge;
  • To organize a number of workshops, that allow psychologists of the region to engage in continued education on contemporary techniques, methodologies, and theories that are appropriate to their own work;
  • To increase professional and public awareness of the role of psychological science in promoting individual, community, national and regional well-being and development;
  • To promote the sustained collaboration of academic and applied psychologists (including trained but non-practicing psychologists) within the Caribbean region and the diaspora;
  • To develop a regional network of psychologists to enhance capacity building and the development of psychology in the region, at individual, institutional and national levels; and students of the region.


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