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. One-third of respondents accept practicum experience while almost three-quarters of respondents require internship and/or postdoctoral experience to satisfy supervised experience requirements.

PRACTICUM

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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”.

INTERNSHIP

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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”.

POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE

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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”.

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A CLOSER LOOK AT POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE

The following psychology licensing boards require postdoctoral experience:

Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Florida
Hawaii
Idaho
Indiana
Louisiana
Manitoba
Michigan
Mississippi
Nebraska

Nevada
New Brunswick
New Hampshire
New York
Nova Scotia
Oklahoma
Ontario
Oregon
Prince Edward Island
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Texas
Virgin Islands

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