The American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (ABCCAP) is a member board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). The ABPP oversees and authorizes the credentialing activities of thirteen specialty boards. The ABCCAP is responsible for establishing criteria related to the definition and requirements for education, training, competencies, and the examination, which leads to Board Certification in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. The ABCCAP is governed by a Board of Directors who are certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and are representative of the specialty on a national basis.
The Board, in association with the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), is responsible for conducting Board examinations in the specialty of Clinical Child and Adloescent Psychology, mentoring and training examiners, and awarding the Diploma in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Board Certification by ABCCAP, is intended to certify that the successful candidate has completed the educational, training and experience requirements of the specialty, including an examination designed to assess the competencies required to provide quality services in the specialty of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. The primary objective of the ABCCAP Board Certification process is to recognize, certify, and promote competence in the specialty.
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