Psychology

  1. New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
    New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
    The state of California has always required its clinical practitioners to complete continuing education (CE) requirements in order to maintain their license. Soon, the state will require an additional CE class from new and active clinicians. Beginning on January 1, 2020 for California psychologists and January 1, 2021 for other licensed clinicians, such as MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCs, clinicians must complete six hours of suicide risk assessment and intervention training.
  2. EPPP2: Ethical Practice
    EPPP2: Ethical Practice
    Today, we’re exploring the EPPP2 domain Ethical Practice. No surprise, this portion of the test will look at your ability to functionally apply the ethics of the profession in your professional practice. You’ll need to show you can apply the profession’s laws, guidelines, and ethical codes.
  3. EPPP2: Professionalism
    EPPP2: Professionalism
    The Professionalism domain will look at test taker’s ability to be personally competent on the job. Much of this domain involves professional self-awareness. In particular, they’ll need to understand the limits of reflective practice and competence in their own practice. They’ll also need to demonstrate self-awareness and ability to listen to and respond to professional feedback.
  4. 5 Traps to Avoid when Studying for the EPPP
    5 Traps to Avoid when Studying for the EPPP
    Thou shall avoid the temptation to cram. It may have worked in grad school, but the EPPP is not something you can cram for. With content ranging from prenatal development to statistics to ethical teletherapy, you have a lot of ground to cover. Often, you have not seen some of this material since your undergraduate classes (such as specific theories and theorists) or you may never have seen at all (as is often the case for industrial organization psychology).