To qualify for licensure as a psychologist in CA, ___ criteria must be met. These are:
- Doctorate degree
- Supervised Professional Experience
Doctorate Degree: The applicant must possess a degree in clinical psychology, _______________ psychology, or _______________ psychology, or a doctorate deemed equivalent by the BOP.
Coursework: Must be completed in 5 specified areas -
- Substance Abuse
- Human Sexuality
- Child Abuse
- Spousal or Partner Abuse
- Aging and Long-term Care
Substance Abuse: Coursework must be at least a ______________ or ________________ in length.
- Quarter term
Human Sexuality: A minimum of ___________ of coursework is required.
Child Abuse: Course must be at least ____________ in length.
Spousal or Partner Abuse:
- For candidates who began their graduate training on or after January 1, 1995, a minimum of __________ of coursework is required prior to licensure.
- Candidates who began their graduate training on or after January 1, 2004, must complete at least _______ of coursework.
- 2 hours
- 15 hours
Aging and Long-term Care: Candidates for licensure who began their graduate training on or after January 1, 2004 must complete a minimum of ____________ of coursework in aging and long-term care.
Bonus: This cousework must include assessment, reporting, and treatment related to elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect.
Supervised Professional Experience: The candidate must have at least 2 years (_______________ hours) of SPE; at least 1 year (_____________ hours) must be completed post-doctorally.
Examinations: The candidate must pass 2 written exams -