St. John Sugar Mill (Photo: Jewel Owen)


The Association of Virgin Islands Psychologists is certified by the American Psychological Association Office of Continuing Education Sponsor Approval (CESA) to provide professional development programs that adhere to the detailed requirements for the granting of the CE. AVIP has been awarded a 5 five-year certification that expires in 2024. Annual reports are submitted each year. The current certification is provided.

As a service to the broader Virgin Islands community and to our colleagues in the region, AVIP provides an annual complimentary training. In June of 2022, Dr. Debbie Sorensen presented on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. The resources noted in the training along with the training link are provided as a continuing service.

Book/manual, for those who are interested in integrating that into their trauma

Values Bullseye worksheet:

Continuing Education Workshop 2023

On June 23, 2023, the Association of Virgin Islands Psychologists hosted the professional development workshop: Cannabis: Physiological and Psychological Impacts presented by Dr. Patricia Landers, President-Elect, Association of Psychologists of Puerto Rico. This was our annual Complimentary Community Training. The workshop was co-sponsored with the Northeast & Caribbean Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC), Institute of Research Education and Services in Addiction (IRESA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

 Please feel free to download the presentation here: