ABCT endorses PCSAS

The Board of Directors of ABCT, an organization whose members include approximately 5,000 mental health professionals, voted in May, 2014 to endorse the PCSAS accreditation system for clinical science training.  A copy of their letter is attached here.  "The emphasis on science," explained President Dean McKay, Ph.D., "leads us to support those states and provinces that would grant license-eligibility to graduates of programs that promote science-centered education and training."

PCSAS is an independent, non-profit body incorporated in December 2007 to provide rigorous, objective, and empirically based accreditation of Ph.D. programs in psychological clinical science (the terms psychological clinical science and scientific clinical psychology are used interchangeably).
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