The Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Association endorsed and adopted as APA policy a set of competencies for the preparation of health service psychologists. To review the document visit: Health Service Psychology: Preparing Competent Practitioners

This is the first APA policy in this area, and these competencies were, for the United States, the most widely vetted set of competencies among our communities of interest and through public comment. - Cynthia Belar, PhD, Executive Director of the APA Education Directorate and credentialed National Register Health Service Psychologist

*Health Service Psychology Education Collaborative (2013). Professional Psychology in Health Care Services: A Blueprint for Education and Training. American Psychologist, 68 (6), 411-426. doi: 10.1037/a0033265