Journal article

Education and training guidelines for psychological assessment in health service psychology.

A Jordan Wright, Laura Chávez, Barry A Edelstein, Cathi L Grus, Radhika Krishnamurthy, Rebecca Lieb, Joni L Mihura, Aaron L Pincus, Mark Wilson

American Psychologist | Published : 2020

Abstract

While recent survey findings suggest graduate programs in health service psychology (HSP) are allocating the same or increased time to education and training in psychological assessment over the last two decades, there is a lack of clear guidance for programs to implement practices associated with quality education and training. These Guidelines (found in full at https://www.apa.org/about/policy/guidelines-assessment-health-service.pdf) were developed to address this critical need. Developed by a task force of the American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs in 2018 and 2019, the Guidelines serve to inform faculty/supervisors, students, and the public as to quality practic..

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