EuroPsy: Standards and Quality in Education for Professional Psychologists

Hogrefe Publishing, 30 jun. 2014 - 233 pagina's
The only comprehensive professional handbook on EuroPsy, the European standard and benchmark for education and training in psychology. This book is mandatory reading for anyone involved with accreditation, education, quality assurance, and assessment of standards in psychology. EuroPsy has been accepted and adopted as the European standard for education and training in psychology by EFPA. This book, written by its initiator and leading members of the working groups that set EuroPsy up, is the only comprehensive text available about this European benchmark. It first reviews the development of EuroPsy in the historical context of psychology as science and profession and policies for higher education set by international bodies, and in particular the European Union. This handbook then goes on to address the curricula of university courses and programmes following from the Bologna Agreement, the flexibility allowed to reflect diversity in Europe, licencing and accreditation, and benchmarking, as well as other prerequisites for meeting the EuroPsy standards. These include the use of a competence model to assure professional standards, supervision, continued professional development, supervision, and ethics. Finally, the authors examine the current and future role of EuroPsy in psychology in Europe, including practical examples of how EuroPsy has been applied in practice.

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The Creation of EuroPsy
Whatis EuroPsy?
The Competences of Psychologists
Continuing Professional Development
The Ethical Base of Professional Practice
EuroPsy In Context
EuroPsy and the Future of Psychology in Europe
Member Countries of EFPA 36

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Ingrid Lunt is Professor of Educational Studies at the University of Oxford, and Vice Principal of Green Templeton College, University of Oxford.She is a Past President of the British Psychological Society (1999), the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations (1993−1999), andthe United Kingdom Inter-Professional Group (1998−2001). She is currently Chair of the European Awarding Committee for EuroPsy. Hermain research interests are higher education, in particular doctoral education and higher professional learning, comparative postgraduateeducation, work-based learning.

Jose María Peiró is Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at the University of Valencia, Director of the Research Institute of HumanResources Psychology (IDOCAL), and Senior Researcher at the Research Institute of Economics (IVIE) Valencia, Spain. He is President of theInternational Association of Applied Psychology and a Past President of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology.His main research interests are occupational stress and well-being, youth labor market entry, and climate and leadership in organisations.

Ype Poortinga is Emeritus Professor of Cross-Cultural Psychology at Tilburg University in The Netherlands, and at the Catholic University ofLeuven in Belgium. He has been president of the International Test Commission, the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology(IACCP), the Dutch Psychological Association (NIP), and the European Federation of Professional Psychologists Associations (EFPA). Hismost consistent research interest has been in the conditions under which psychological data obtained in different cultural populationscan be meaningfully compared.

Robert A. Roe is honorary Emeritus Professor of Organizational Theory and Organizational Behavior at Maastricht University (The Netherlands)and former Leibniz Professor at the University of Leipzig (Germany). He is President of the European Federation of Psychologists'Associations (EFPA) and was founding president of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (1991). His publicationscover a broad range of topics related to work and organization. In his recent work, the emphasis is on temporal facets of behavioral andorganisational phenomena, on research methodology, and on the interface between psychology and other disciplines.

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