Competency Initiatives in Professional Psychology

Promoting excellence in professional psychology education and training through best practices in defining and measuring competence.

APA Competency Initiatives

Competency Assessment Toolkit for Professional Psychology

Resources Related to Students with Competence Problems

Competency Initiatives by Related Organizations

Culture of Competence Emerging

Past initiatives that focused on assessing student learning outcomes related to competencies and inform current efforts include:

  1. Initiatives by the National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology (NCSPP)

  2. 2002 APPIC Competencies Conference

  3. Psychology undergraduate community

    - Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major 

    - The Assessment Cyberguide for Learning Goals and Outcomes