PROFESSIONAL BOARDS
PSYCHOLOGY


Registration of Student Psychologist

 

Form 53 PSS duly completed
Certified copy of ID document.
Proof of registration from University as M1 student indicating category of

registration and date of enrolment

Notarised copy of Honours Degree or Form 23 duly completed by

University.

Academic record for Honours (only if Psychology is not stated as field

of study on Honours Degree or Form 23

Registration fee: as indicated in the form.


Registration as an Intern Psychologist

 

Form 26 PSIN duly completed

Certified copy of ID document
Academic record for Honours (only if Psychology is not stated as field

of study on Honours Degree or Form 23

Notarised copy of Honours Degree or Form 23 duly completed by

University

 Official letter from University, confirming that applicant has successfully

passed the first year of Masters

Letter from the Supervising Senior Psychologist registered in the same

category, confirming that he/she is willing to act as a Supervisor for the

internship duration

Letter from the training institution consenting to accommodate the

candidateas for the duration of the internship

Letter from the Supervising Department of Psychology, agreeing to act

as such for the duration of the internship

A detailed internship programme, if candidate is not doing an

internship at an accredited institution

Rules for intern are listed in Form 160

Registration fee: as indicated in the form

xii. Form 77 for approved internship sites


Registration as a Psychologist

 

Form 24 PS and Form 27 duly completed
Certified copy of ID document
Academic record of Masters (if Psychology is not stated as field of study on original Masters Degree or Form 23

Notarised copy of Honours Degree or Form 23 duly completed by

University.

Registration fee: as indicated in the form

 

Community Service Registration

 

i. Form 24 PS and Form 27 PSY dully completed

ii. Form 23 Community Service

 

Independent Practice (upon completion of community service)

 

i. Form 24 PS dully completed

ii. Form 27 Community Service Completed

 

Additional Qualifications

 

Additional qualifications Form 19

 

Foreign Practitioners

 

(Refer applicant to the Manager of the Professional Board for Psychology for submission of the application to the Board)

 

Application form and guidelines Form 91

Application form to foreign workforce management programme of

National Department of Health for letter of employment Form 176 DOH

 

 

Requirements before registration as a Psychometrist


The requirements for registration as a psychometrist as from 1 January 2006 are as follows:

successful completion of a four year degree in psychology that is

accredited by the Board for registration as a psychometrist

(e.g. B Psych degree or an honours degree that has been accredited by

the Board as an equivalent to the B Psych degree). The B Psych degree

or equivalent degree is based on outcomes;

Successful completion of an approved fulltime practicum of 6 months

duration, or alternatively a part time practicum of 6 months.

Duration to be completed within a period of 12 months in an appropriately

supervised practicum in psychological testing and assessment under the

guidance and supervision of a registered psychologist. The practicum

forms part of the accredited 4 year degree in psychology and

universities are responsible for the placement and oversight of the

practicum;

successful completion of the National Examination of the Board. The

passmark for the examination is 70% and psychometrists are required to

obtain a sub-minimum of 70% for the questions on ethics. This

examination will be conducted on the 1st Wednesday of February, June

and October of each year. The person who exceeded the time-frame for

psychometrists by 5 years or more would be required to complete an

additional approved practicum of three months duration and the onus

rested on individuals to ensure that they still had the required

competencies to practice as Psychometrists.


Registration as a Psychometrist

 

Form 24 PMT duly completed
Certified copy of ID document
Academic record of B Psych Degree

A copy of Honours Degree or B Psych certified by a Notary Public

Registration fee: as indicated in the form

Letter confirming that the candidate has passed Board exam

 

 

Requirements before registration as a Registered Counsellor

 

The requirements for registration as a counsellor as from 1 January 2006 are as follows:

 

Successful completion of a four year degree in psychology that is

accredited by the Board for registration as a psychometrist

(e.g. B Psych degree or an honours degree that has been accredited by

the Board as an equivalent to the B Psych degree).

The B Psych degree or equivalent degree is based on

outcomes;successful completion of an approved fulltime practicum of

6 months duration, or alternatively a part time practicum of 6 months

duration to be completed within a period of 12 months.

The 6 months practicum included in the B.Psych degree must be done

under supervision of a registered psychologists according to the

requirements for supervision, a determined by the Professional Board.

This internship may occur from the third year of the degree and shall be not less than 2 months in any given setting.

The practicum may also occur after completion of the degree;

Successful completion of the National Examination of the Board. The

pass mark for the examination is 70% and psychometrists are required

to obtain a sub-minimum of 70% for the questions on ethics.

This examination will be conducted on the

1st Wednesday of February, June and October of each year.

The person who exceeded the time-frame for psychometrists by 5

years or more would be required to complete an additional approved

practicum of three months duration and the onus rested on individuals to

ensure that they still had the required competencies to practice as

Psychometrists. 


Registration as a Registered Counsellor

 

Form 24 RC duly completed
Certified copy of ID document
Academic record of B Psych Degree

A copy of Honours Degree or B Psych certified by a Notary Public

Registration fee: as indicated in the form

Letter confirming that the candidate has passed Board exam

 

Restoration

 

PM   Psycho-Technician
PMT   Psychometrist
PRC   Registered Counsellor
PS   Psychologist
  • Restoration Form 18.
  • Restoration Fees and any other fees outstanding.
  • Submit written request to sit for the Board exam.
  • Restored upon successful completion of the Board Examination



 

 

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