National Requirements France



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  • Psychology Education

Psychology education is arranged through a 3 year BA followed by 2 year Masters degree.

  • Programmes that meet EuroPsy requirements

All the French universities that deliver a psychologist diploma meet the EuroPsy requirements

  • Supervised practice arrangements (for the EuroPsy Certificate)

Supervision is organized in small groups. Supervised psychologists use their portfolio as their base of operations in the group. They present professional situations that posed them some problems to them. The supervisor regulates the functioning of the group. Supervisory time is 8 hours per month, or 4 hours per fortnight or 2 hours per week, depending on the group and the supervisor‘s agendas.

  • Arrangements for the training of supervisors

This is arranged by the NAC. Most supervisors meet Level 5 or higher criteria

  • Recognition of Title

“Psychologist” is a legally recognized and protected title for all areas of practice

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

There are no requirements for CPD.
The license to practise is not restricted in time and therefore there is no requirements for revalidation.