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BPS Practice Guidelines (2017)

Currently under review.

30 January 2017

BPS Guidance

By Practice Board

This document provides a set of shared guidelines for practice for all applied psychologists.

This document was produced by a working group drawn from the range of Member Networks across the society whose members are engaged in professional practice, as well as representatives from relevant expert reference groups of the society.

The main aims are:

  • to define good psychological practice for all psychologists
  • to strengthen the identity of psychologists
  • to benefit the public
  • to benefit members
  • to provide guidance on legal and regulatory issues

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