The Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand (Board) is pleased to advise that it is now consulting with training providers on the following documents:
1. Accreditation standards for psychotherapy education programmes Click here
2. Accreditation standards for psychotherapy professional development pathways Click here
3. Accreditation Standards; costs, process and monitoring Click here
Please engage with your bicultural relationships/partners and other trainers within your training organisation.
The Board looks forward to receiving training provider responses. Please send your response to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Friday 24th August 2018; Microsoft Word format would be appreciated.
The Board will use the information provided by training providers during this consultation period to further develop accreditation standards, before wider consultation. Wider consultation will include programme/pathway providers, practitioners, stakeholders and members of the public.
Facilitated Consultation Hui
The Board will be inviting training providers to attend consultation hui in July 2018, prior to the end of this consultation period. The purpose of these hui will be to discuss the draft accreditation standards and highlight key changes, provide clarification and answer training provider questions.
The following Board representatives will attend Facilitated Consultation Hui and be available to answer training provider questions:
Ms Miriana Stephens; Layperson
Ms Suzanne Johnson; Board Chair
Mr Hamish Brown; Board Deputy Chair
Ms Jacquelyn Manley; Registrar
Training providers are welcome to submit written consultation responses before or following the Facilitated Consultation Hui.
Information on hui dates, locations and facilitators will be sent to training providers as soon as practicable.
The Board looks forward to receiving training provider responses. The Board will use the information obtained during this consultation to further develop the proposed accreditation requirements before wider consultation. Wider consultation will include programme/pathway providers, practitioners, stakeholders and members of the public.
Please note that this consultation period will close at 5.00pm on Friday 24th August 2018.