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Bylaws Revision, 2-4-1997.
DIVISION OF CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
American Psychological Association
Name and Purpose
1. The name of this organization
shall be the Division of Clinical Neuropsychology of the American
2. [The purposes of this organization
are: a) to advance the contributions of psychology in
understanding the neurological bases of normal and dysfunctional behavior by encouraging basic and
clinical research; b) to promote education and service in the field of clinical neuropsychology; c) to
inform psychologists, members of related scientific disciplines, and the general public of the results
of current research and service activities relating to clinical neuropsychology; d) to advocate and
promote the concerns of neuropsychologists within the organizational structure of the American
Psychological Association and the community at large.] The mission of the Division of Clinical
Neuropsychology of the American Psychological Association is to enhance the understanding of
brain-behavior relationships and the application of such knowledge to human problems. The
Division addresses this mission through the advancement of clinical neuropsychological
practice, scientific research, and professional education in the public interest. The goals derived
from this mission are to be achieved in cooperation with the American Psychological
Association, other professional organizations, and the general public.
1. There shall be three categories
of membership in the Division of Clinical Neuropsychology:[Member,
Fellow and] Associate, Member, and Fellow.
2. The minimum qualifications for
election to the category of Associate shall be:
a. Associate membership in the American Psychological Association;
b. interest in the field of Clinical Neuropsychology.
3. The minimum qualifications for election to the category of Member shall be:
a. Attainment of the category of Member or Fellow of the American Psychological Association;
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