Our Mission: The Minnesota Board of Psychology safeguards the general public through guideline, education and licensure to promote access to safe, qualified, and ethical mental services.
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The Minnesota Board of Psychology (Board) hosted its 2016 Continuing Education Conference on Thursday, May 19,2016 The desired audience was certified psychologists, candidates for licensure and people thinking about the altering landscape for the practice of psychology in Minnesota.
The issue for the capability of Minnesota’s psychological health labor force to sufficiently fulfill the requirements of its people now and in the future needs the attention and focus of those able to offer management, resources, and services. The application of the Affordable Care Act and psychological health parity policies are owning the need for psychological healthcare up. Due to this, Minnesota has actually recognized that “the combined obstacles of an aging psychological health labor force, continuous discrimination” and other aspects threat intensifying the need even further.
– The present structure of the psychological health and psychology labor force in Minnesota;.
– The work of Minnesota’s “Mental Health Summit” which led to over 100 suggestions focused on increasing the number and variety of the psychological health labor force along with making sure the accessibility, availability, and quality of education and training of the psychological health labor force;.
– What those suggestions are, exactly what has actually been achieved to this day, and how those suggestions connect to your practice and the future of psychology in Minnesota.
– How you can take part in the conversation surrounding those suggestions and in future actions connected to resolving problems in Minnesota’s arrangement of psychological health services.
– The value of reacting to suggestions that affect the practice of psychology most consisting of suggestions for the following: advancement of a procedure for cross-discipline accreditation of managers, typical guidance certificates in education programs, internship hours counting towards licensure, practicum hours counting towards supervisory experience, development of a guidance training institute that would offer totally free guidance training throughout Minnesota, factor to consider of tax rewards for psychological health specialists’ training and more.
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