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Notice of Grandparenting Deadline: Complete Applications Must be Submitted By March 31, 2017

Grandparenting is a time-limited, alternate route to registration which allows established practitioners in Canada with appropriate education, training and clinical experience to apply for membership as a Registered Psychotherapist (RP), without having to write the Entry-to-Practice Registration Examination. The grandparenting route is only available until March 31, 2017.

All applicants for grandparenting must complete the online application, pay the processing fee (allowing at least three business days for the payment to clear the banking system) and submit the application before 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2017.

No grandparenting applications may be submitted after March 31, 2017. 

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Message from the President: CRPO Appoints New Registrar

On behalf of the Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), I am pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Adams to the position of Registrar.

Deborah comes with a wealth of experience in both the regulatory and administrative health care fields and we feel fortunate to have her eager to lead the team at CRPO. Deborah’s knowledge, skills and leadership will be instrumental as CRPO enters its next strategic phase.

Deborah will begin her duties as Registrar on January 9, 2017. In the interim, please join me in welcoming Deborah to the College.

Carol Cowan-Levine, RP
President, CRPO

November 24, 2016 Council Highlights

At its meeting on November 24, 2016, Council adopted a new Professional Practice Standard, considered matters of Council/committee governance, was presented with information about upcoming changes to professional regulation by Assistant Deputy Minister Denise Cole, and approved the hiring of a new Registrar.

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September 8, 2016 Council Highlights

At its September 8th meeting, Council approved a number of items including a consensus document clarifying the controlled act of psychotherapy, circulation of a series of items for stakeholder consultation and a policy for reporting information to police as a result of matters referred to the Discipline Committee.

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Automatic Inflation-based Fee Increase

Every three years, CRPO’s fees automatically increase to account for inflation. The current fees were set in September 2013 and increases will take effect on Sept. 18, 2016. The fee increase will be four per cent.

Review the revised fee information