A psychologist education requirement for psychologists
Posted May 07, 2018 07:07:07 Psychological education requirements for psychologists are not as stringent as they used to be.
The Australian Psychological Society has issued a new set of guidelines for psychologists and psychologists education requirements.
In the document, which is titled “Psychologists and Psychologists Education Requirements”, the APS outlines requirements for psychology courses and programs.
These include requirements for courses and activities to be taken by psychologists and psychological professionals, as well as requirements for training and certification.
The APS also says it has made clear to government agencies that there are a range of different requirements, from the requirement to have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a clinical setting to the requirement for a Bachelor of Psychology degree.
However, the APGS also says there are no minimum qualifications needed for psychologists.
“As long as the required experience is high enough to support the person seeking to practise as a psychologist, the individual is able to obtain the appropriate training and qualifications,” the document states.
“For those with the experience of being trained as a clinical psychologist, it is not necessary to have at least a Bachelor’s degree in psychology.”
The document also points out that psychologists are encouraged to be involved in community engagement.
“The Australian Psychology Society is proud to say that its members are the best at taking on the challenges of working with people in need and supporting them to find solutions to their challenges,” the AASS statement said.
“They are also the best for working with young people at risk of mental health issues, providing support for them and their families.”
In a statement, the ANSSA said that the AAPS guidelines were being “implemented to improve our ability to provide training and support for psychologists”.
“We understand that this is a challenging task and have been making significant progress in ensuring the best possible training for psychologists,” the statement said, adding that the organisation is “focused on developing an inclusive and robust training program to meet the needs of our member organisations”.
The ANSSS statement also said that it has been working with the ABC and other news outlets to “develop a comprehensive training program” for psychologists, but stressed that it is a “continuing process”.
“The AASs (Australian Psychological Society) and the ABC will continue to work with other organisations and organisations with a similar need to work together to provide the training and professional support to psychologists,” it said.
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