Psychology Board of Australia
Psychology Board of Australia
 

Codes, guidelines and policies

Code of ethics

The Board has adopted the Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics for the profession.

Guidelines

The Psychology Board of Australia has developed various guidelines to provide guidance to the profession. These also help to clarify the Board’s views and expectations on a range of issues.

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Current version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014 
Retired version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (426 KB) To 16 March 2014
Current version: Guidelines for advertising regulated health services PDF (155 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for advertising of regulated health services PDF (464 KB)   To 16 March 2014
Guidelines for supervisors and supervisor training providers PDF (495 KB) Word version
(276 KB,DOC)
Guideline on professional indemnity insurance for psychologists PDF (506 KB)
Guidelines on continuing professional development PDF (502 KB)  
Guidelines on Psychology area of practice endorsements PDF (216 KB)  
Interim guidelines for 4+2 internship program provisional psychologists and supervisors PDF (383 KB)  
Guidelines for the National Psychology Examination PDF (721 KB) Word version
(249 KB,DOCX)
Guidelines for the 5+1 internship program PDF (267 KB) Word version
(208 KB,DOCX)

Policies

General policies

The Psychology Board of Australia has developed polices to provide guidance to the profession. These policies are to be read in conjunction with the relevant Codes and Guidelines.

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Social media policy PDF (62.2 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Policy for the management of notifications about single court appointed expert psychologists in family law courts proceedings PDF (450 KB)  
Policy for place of practice removal PDF (404 KB)  
Policy for recency of practice requirements PDF (438 KB)  
Policy for exemption from continuing professional development (CPD) requirements PDF (441 KB)  
Policy for overseas qualified applicants for registration PDF (431 KB) Word version
(95.0 KB,DOCX)
Policy for provisional psychologists with qualifications more than 10 years old PDF (444 KB)

Policies for the 4+2 internship program

Document PDF Date of effect
Policy for changing states for pre 1 July 2010 4+2 registrants PDF (423 KB)
Policy for 4+2 internship program limited work role PDF (435 KB)

Policies for higher degree students

Document PDF Date of effect
Policy on working in addition to placements PDF (423 KB)
Policy for higher degree students applying for general registration PDF (228 KB)

Supervision policies

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Policy on refusing or revoking Board-approved supervisor status PDF (189 KB) Word version
(104 KB,DOCX)
Policy on the revocation of Board-approved supervisor training provider status PDF (120 KB) Word version
(108 KB,DOCX)

FAQ and Fact Sheets

For more information, please see FAQ and Fact Sheets.

 
 
 
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