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  Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology 2017-2019 Academic Programs Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) American Psychological Association (APA) Resolution, January 1987  

American Psychological Association (APA) Resolution, January 1987


The American Psychological Association (APA) takes the position that the use of the title "professional psychologist" or "school psychologist" is reserved for those who have completed a doctoral training program in psychology at a university, college, or professional school of psychology that is APA or regionally accredited. Only those so-trained are qualified to provide independent direct delivery of professional services, including preventive, assessment, and therapeutic services.

The APA also recommends that all applicants for licensure, as a minimum, must be graduates of a regionally accredited institution of higher education and must have completed a doctoral training program accredited by the APA.

 
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