CPAK is operated by clinical psychologists for clinical psychologists. As a member of CPAK you will be represented by a professional body that seeks to ensure the ongoing protection and promotion of the specialization of clinical psychology. You will become part of a collegial professional community that shares resources, ideas and opportunities for continuing professional development, as well as support and professional viewpoints.
CPAK recognizes the need for clinical psychology in Kenya to meet international standards. It is anticipated that, in the context of standards being raised within the profession, in the future CPAK will introduce National Examination of the registration as a clinical psychologist for eligibility to practice. CPAK advocates for its members with international bodies.
CPAK supports the recognition of clinical psychology as a clearly identifiable area of expertise in mental health, promotes the identification of clinical psychologists with accredited post-graduate qualifications to enable them to be distinguished for their expertise in mental health by the public and other health professions. CPAK strongly supports and promotes the granting of specialist recognition to those clinical psychologists with accredited post-graduate qualifications and training in clinical psychology.
CPAK provides and promotes ongoing training and learning of best practices within clinical psychology and other mental health professions to enhance services provided to the public.
CPAK advocates to government, professional and academic organizations, other health professions, and the public about standards of mental health practice. CPAK also aims to promote to these bodies the benefits provided by the expertise of qualified clinical psychologists