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New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
The state of California has always required its clinical practitioners to complete continuing education (CE) requirements in order to maintain their license. Soon, the state will require an additional CE class from new and active clinicians. Beginning on January 1, 2020 for California psychologists and January 1, 2021 for other licensed clinicians, such as MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCs, clinicians must complete six hours of suicide risk assessment and intervention training.

How Long Does it Take to Become a Psychologist?
The reality is that there are a lot of different tracks that you can take, and there are a lot of different educational choices that you will have to make on this journey. I will attempt to detail out these different paths here.

Just starting out: What I Wish I Learned in Psychology Graduate School
The information gathered and presented here is from actual young career professionals—ones who are just endeavoring out in their careers. They have been kind enough to share their wisdom and some information that might help out other young career professionals. We’ve compiled this information into a cohesive article of ways to get an edge in the field.

Changes to the EPPP
The EPPP is changing! The good news is that there is no need to panic. The core content of the test will stay the same. The only changes will be in the percentage of questions for each domain. Read more about these changes in our article below.

The Psychology of Touch
The Psychology of Touch: How the Primary Sense Drives Human Behavior