Center for Applied Psychology
The University of West Florida Center for Applied Psychology (CAP) is a consulting group within the Department of Psychology. CAP's aim is the optimization of human performance across the lifespan in educational, health, and workplace contexts.
We work with a wide range of local, regional, national, and international partners to help them develop the capacity to achieve their goals and to enhance the quality of life of their clients, employees and communities.
The UWF Center for Applied Psychology is committed to four goals:
- Research: The Center will conduct interdisciplinary theory- and problem-based research aimed at improving human performance and quality of life.
- Consultation: The Center will provide consultation and technical assistance to institutions seeking guidance related to applied psychology topics including educational, health, and organizational issues.
- Training and Education: In order to serve the needs of the local community, the Center, in collaboration with other departments at the University, will offer workshops, seminars, Continuing Education credit and professional development courses.
- Development of Future Scholars and Leaders: The Center is committed to the growth of students into future scholars and leaders through experiential learning. Under the guidance of faculty and research professionals affiliated with the Center, students will practice the professional skills they need to become contributing members of their professions and communities.