8 hours | 8 CEs
This On Demand professional training program on Foundational & Functional Competencies in Police & Public Safety Psychology is presented by David M. Corey, PhD, ABPP & Heather McElroy, PhD, ABPP, in partnership with The American Board of Police and Public Safety Psychology (ABPPSP). This program is POST CPE approved for 4 CE hours.
This program provides an overview of the competencies required of all psychologists seeking board certification and detailed information about how those are demonstrated specifically in Police & Public Safety Psychology. It also describes the history and development of competencies in psychology, including inter-organizational adoption of the competencies, use of the competencies in articulating educational and training guidelines within and across specialties, and utilization of competencies as a basis for board certification.
Specific to Police & Public Safety Psychology, this program addresses the ten foundational competencies required of psychologists seeking board certification specifically in the specialty of Police and Public Safety Psychology. Each competency area is defined, and examples of how psychologists can demonstrate those competencies are discussed. In addition, the program reviews the four domains of the specialty and includes a discussion of how to demonstrate functional competency in those areas.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe the Foundational and Functional Competencies
Describe the difference between Foundational and Functional Competencies
Describe the general process of becoming board certified through the American Board of Professional Psychology
Describe how Foundational and Functional Competencies may be demonstrated in the process of a board certification examination in Police & Public Safety Psychology
Heather McElroy, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Heather McElroy is a Board Certified Police and Public Safety Psychologist with over 15 years of experience working exclusively with public safety agencies conducting psychological pre-employment screening, fitness for duty evaluations, critical incident debriefing, hostage negotiation, and well...
David M. Corey, PhD, ABPP
Dr. David Corey is a board-certified specialist in both forensic psychology and police and public safety psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, founding president of the American Board of Police & Public Safety Psy...
1. Competency-Based Approach
2. Q & A - Competency-Based Approach
3. Foundational Competencies - Intro & Assessment
4. Assessment - Part 2
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American Board of Police and Public Safety Psychology (ABPPSP)
We are proud to partner with The American Board of Police and Public Safety Psychology (ABPPSP) for this training. ABPPSP became a fully affiliated specialty board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) on October 21, 2011. Police and Public Safety Psychology is concerned with assisting law enforcement and other public safety personnel and agencies in carrying out their missions and societal functions with optimal effectiveness, safety, health, and conformity to laws and ethics. It consists of the application of the science and profession of psychology in four primary domains of practice: assessment, clinical intervention, operational support, and organizational consultation.