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The College of Psychologists of Ontario is the governing body for Psychologists and Psychological Associates in Ontario. The College is not a university, school or community college; its mandate is to protect your interests by monitoring and regulating the practice of psychology. Through the participation of the public and the profession, the College ensures you receive competent and ethical professional psychological services from qualified providers.

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The Current Standards of Professional Conduct have been in force since September 2017. The context in which College Registrants have been providing services is dynamic and has changed substantially since then. Given that applied behavioural analysis (ABA) will be regulated by the College beginning in July 2024, and that there […]   More >>>

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All registrants of the College, except for those holding a Retired Certificate, are reminded that they must participate in continuing education and professional development activities to fulfill the requirements of the Continuing Professional Development Program every two years.   More >>>

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The College is pleased to announce the release of its first video information session for Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). In this video, our Registrar and Executive Director, Dr. Tony DeBono, introduces viewers to the history of ABA regulation in Ontario, and answers questions about regulation, who will be eligible for […]   More >>>

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The College would like to address the recent decision by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) to discontinue BACB certification in Ontario. The College respects BACB’s decision and will continue to work with them in a mutually respectful and collaborative manner. The College looks forward to potential opportunities to partner […]   More >>>

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The College of Psychologists of Ontario is committed to carrying out its mandate of protecting the public interest by regulating the practice of psychology and upholding the Standards of Professional Conduct. The College will review today’s decision and undertake next steps in accordance with our mandate and any appropriate legal […]   More >>>