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Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology
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Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Judy Hall and Elizabeth Altmaier

Abstract

Psychology has become a global profession. Professionals are now readily able to practice in geographic areas which are different far from where they were trained. In practice, psychology has a social contract with the public to promote human and societal welfare, all the while responsible for the constant upkeep of systems that promote, maintain, and demand quality from health care professionals. This book examines the tools needed for evaluating the crucial components of quality assurance—education, training, accreditation and designation, licensing and credentialing, ethics, mobility, and c ... More

Keywords: psychology, human welfare, societal welfare, quality assurance, education training, accreditation, designation, licensing, credentialing, ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195306088
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Judy Hall, author
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, Washington, DC

Elizabeth Altmaier, author
University of Iowa

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