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. One-third of respondents accept practicum experience while almost three-quarters of respondents require internship and/or postdoctoral experience to satisfy supervised experience requirements.
OF 38 RESPONDENTS ACCEPT PRACTICUM HOURS FOR LICENSURE
The remaining 66% of respondents do not accept practicum hours for licensure with 5 respondents indicating practicum hours were “Not Applicable”.
OF 40 RESPONDENTS REQUIRE INTERNSHIP HOURS FOR LICENSURE
20% of respondents accept internship hours for licensure and 7% of respondents indicated “Other” with 3 respondents indicating internship hours were “Not Applicable”.
OF 39 RESPONDENTS REQUIRE POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE HOURS FOR LICENSURE
23% of respondents accept postdoctoral experience hours for licensure and 3% of respondents indicated “Other” with 4 respondents indicating postdoctoral experience hours were “Not Applicable”.
A CLOSER LOOK AT POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE
Prince Edward Island