ASPPB is the association of psychology licensing boards in the United States and Canada and was formed in 1961 to serve the psychology boards in the two countries. ASPPB created and maintains a standardized written exam, the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), which is used by licensing boards to assess candidates for licensure and certification.
ASPPB advocates for the advancement of mobility by offering several mobility programs to assist in licensure of psychologists. Committed to serving as a voice for those responsible for the regulation of the practice of psychology, ASPPB has drafted a Model Act, Model Regulations, a Code of Conduct and guidelines for the use and/or adoption by state, territorial and provincial psychology boards.
This website tries to utilize generic language where possible. Hence, the word "Board” is intended to include all agencies regulating psychology. The more commonly used term for a board of psychology in Canada is "College”. Similarly, the members of the board ("Board”) are often collectively referred to as the "Council” in Canada.
ASPPB's Mission & Vision Statements
To enhance services and support its member jurisdictions in fulfilling their goal of advancing public protection by: offering exemplary examination and credentialing programs; providing state of the art programs and services to all our stakeholders; serving as the source for the most current and accurate information about the regulation of psychologists; and contributing to the critical consumer protection perspective in the on-going development of the profession.
ASPPB is the foremost authority in regulation and credentialing of psychologists.
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