Supervised Experience

Supervised Experience

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Supervised experience is a key requirement in the path to becoming a licensed psychologist. Depending on jurisdictional requirements, the composition of supervised experience hours can be met via practicum, internships, or postdoctoral experience. 52% of the respondents accept practicum experience while 72% of respondents require internship and 62% of respondents require postdoctoral experience to satisfy supervised experience requirements.

PRACTICUM

52% OF 50 RESPONDENTS ACCEPT PRACTICUM HOURS

OF 50 RESPONDENTS ACCEPT
PRACTICUM HOURS
FOR LICENSURE

The remaining 44% of respondents do not accept practicum hours for licensure with 2 respondents indicating practicum hours were “Not Applicable”.

INTERNSHIP

72% OF 50 RESPONDENTS REQUIRE INTERNSHIP HOURS

OF 50 RESPONDENTS REQUIRE
INTERNSHIP HOURS
FOR LICENSURE

20% of respondents accept internship hours for licensure and 6% of respondents indicated “Other” with 1 respondent indicating internship hours were “Not Applicable”.

POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE

62% OF 50 RESPONDENTS REQUIRE POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE HOURS

OF 50 RESPONDENTS REQUIRE
POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE HOURS
FOR LICENSURE

26% of respondents accept postdoctoral experience hours for licensure and 6 respondents indicating postdoctoral experience hours were “Not Applicable”.

Supervised Experience

A CLOSER LOOK AT POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE

The following psychology licensing boards require postdoctoral experience:

Alaska
Arkansas
California
Colorado
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Manitoba
Minnesota
Montana
Nebraska

Nevada
New Brunswick
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Nova Scotia
Oklahoma
Ontario
Oregon
Prince Edward Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Texas
Vermont

Postdoctoral experience map - Canada
Postdoctoral experience map - US