Category: Professional Bodies / Associations

professional association (also called a professional bodyprofessional organization, or professional society) seeks to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession and the public interest.

The roles of these professional associations have been variously defined: “A group of people in a learned occupation who are entrusted with maintaining control or oversight of the legitimate practice of the occupation; also a body acting “to safeguard the public interest;” organizations which “represent the interest of the professional practitioners,” and so “act to maintain their own privileged and powerful position as a controlling body. Most professional organizations of global  are located in the United States. The USA has often led the transformation of various occupations into professions, a process described in the academic literature as professionalization.

Many professional bodies are involved in the development and monitoring of professional educational programs, and the updating of skills, and thus perform professional certificationto indicate that a person possesses qualifications in the subject area. Sometimes membership of a professional body is synonymous with certification, though not always. Membership of a professional body, as a legal requirement, can in some professions form the primary formal basis for gaining entry to and setting up practice within the profession

Many professional bodies also act as learned societies for the academic disciplines underlying their professions.

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