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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).

Pre-registration for ‘Grandparenting’ Now Open

The transitional Council is pleased to announce that the online ‘Grandparenting’ Application for Registration is now available for those who have created a user account on our Membership Management System and completed the Professional Practice & Jurisprudence e-Learning Module (“JRP Module”).

Pre-registration provides an opportunity for prospective Members of the College to apply for consideration of their application for registration in advance of the date the Psychotherapy Act, 2007 is proclaimed. Applicants who have been accepted provisionally for registration will be advised of such, and immediately following proclamation they will be informed that their Certificate of Registration has been issued. Note: the proclamation date has not yet been set.

To access the Grandparenting Application, please follow the steps below and read important information beneath:

  1. Create a user account (see link at bottom of email) or login at top right corner if you have already created an account;
  1. Enroll and pay the required fee ($60 + HST = $67.80) to access the Jurisprudence (JRP) e-Learning Module;
  1. Complete the JRP Module online through your user account. Note: You must complete the JRP Module before you will be able to access the online Grandparenting Application;
  1. Access the Grandparenting Application through your user account; complete the form and pay the application fee ($125 + HST = $141.25) before submitting it (the system will not accept your application until the fee has been paid).

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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March 19th Council Meeting Highlights

At its March meeting, Council received updates on the start of pre-registration for grandparenting, development of the Registration Regulation and further development of College programs and policies.

Click here for full Council Highlights.

Updated April 10, 2014