What is NCSPP?
Founded in 1976, NCSPP is an organization composed of delegates from programs and schools of professional psychology. NCSPP’s goal is to advance the development of the highest quality of graduate training in professional psychology. NCSPP supports excellence in graduate training by:
- Developing standards for the education and training of professional psychologists.
- Monitoring and providing input into public policy with regard to the education and training of professional psychologists.
- Providing a forum for the exchange of information about the functioning of schools and programs of professional psychology.
- Providing liaison with others involved in the education and training of professional psychologists.
- Providing consultation on the development and maintenance of schools and programs of professional psychology.
- Fostering research, development and application in appropriate areas of psychology and to the solution of significant problems of human welfare.
- Developing quality assurance methods based on empirical evaluation.
- Gathering and disseminating information regarding schools and programs of professional psychology.
PsyD academic regalia color (January 21st, 2006)
Michael Horowitz reviewed proposal to adopt official NCSPP color for PsyD academia regalia. Advisory vote to bring a process to adopt a color for the PsyD passed with only one no vote. Horowitz to educate membership via listserv re: proposed color options and bring to a vote at or before summer meeting.
More about NCSPP
To learn more about NCSPP, click on the links below:
The History of NCSPP
by George Stricker, Ph.D.
Inside the NCSPP
by Philinda Smith Hutchings, Ph.D., ABPP Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ and Andrea Morrison, Ph.D., Argosy University/San Francisco
by Ray Crossman, Ph.D., Adler University