Friday, 18 September 2009

Proposal for new guidelines for US psychologists in child protection cases

The American Psychological Association is reviewing its guidelines for psychologists reporting in child protection matters.

It is seeking member and public comments on the draft revision of Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations in Child Protection Matters as developed by the Committee on Professional Practice and Standards. The original guidelines were drafted in 1998 and are currently undergoing revision.

The cutoff for comments is 1 November. For more about the proposed changes, click here. The current guidelines are here and the proposed guidelines are here.

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