The transitional Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) is the governing body of a new health regulatory college, currently under development in Ontario. The College will be established under the Psychotherapy Act, 2007 and the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA).
Proclamation of the Psychotherapy Act, 2007, bringing the College into full operation, is expected to take place in the spring or summer of 2014. Please see “Info for Applicants” on the left for detailed information about registration requirements for Registered Psychotherapists. Also see more information about proclamation in the January 15, 2014 Council Highlights below.
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January 15th Council Meeting Highlights
At its January 15th, 2014 meeting, Council adopted revised Professional Practice Standards incorporating changes resulting from stakeholder consultation. An unedited/unformatted version of the Standards is posted until such time as the final edited version becomes available. Also of note, the Registrar provided an update regarding the likely proclamation date of the Psychotherapy Act, 2007.
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Jurisprudence e-Learning Module now available
The Professional Practice & Jurisprudence e-Learning Module can now be completed online. The module is intended for prospective members of the new College – successful completion of the module is one of the requirements for registration.
November 4th Council Meeting Highlights
At its November 4th, 2013 meeting, Council was given updates on registration requirements and testing of the online database system, as well as the final report of the Education Framework Task Group.Click here for full Council Highlights.
September 17th Council Meeting Highlights
At its September 17th, 2013 meeting, Council addressed key matters regarding registration, professional practice and governance of the College.Click here for full Council Highlights.
June 17th Council Meeting Highlights
Before breaking for the summer, Council addressed significant issues at its June meeting, including: approval of revised By-laws; approval in principle of professional practice standards on Clinical Supervision and Competence; a detailed description of “direct client contact”; and the addition of “structured peer group supervision” to activities recognized as “clinical supervision.”
Council Formally Approves Key Initiatives