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What is a psa Accredited Register?

What is a psa Accredited Register?

The PSA accredits registers of people working in a variety of health and social care occupations – including the professional of Counselling. The Accredited Register programme was set up to provide assurance of professional standards and is fast becoming the best way to promote quality within the field of Counselling.

What is an Accredited Register?

The National Counselling Society’s register is accredited by the Accredited Register programme, which means that our organisation meets all eleven of the Authority’s standards including being committed to public protection, risk management, education and training, governance, providing information, managing complaints …

What does it mean to be a professional registered practitioner?

A Registered Medical Practitioner is a CARE PROFESSIONAL. A Registered Medical Practitioner is a CARE PROFESSIONAL who is registered on the General Medical Council List of Registered Medical Practitioners with a license to practice.

Why do we have professional standards in health and social care?

The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care promotes the health, safety and wellbeing of patients, service users and the public by raising standards of regulation and voluntary registration of people working in health and care.

How do you get NCS accredited?

Has maintained Accredited Registrant status for at least 1 year in good standing. Has successfully qualified from a course or courses of counselling practitioner training which : Included at least 450 tutor contact hours. Was carried out over at least two years (part-time) or one year (full-time)

What accreditation does a Counsellor need?

A well-recognised and valued quality status for practitioners, services and training courses. BACP accreditation schemes aim to recognise the achievement of high standards of knowledge, experience and development in counselling and psychotherapy.

What professions are regulated by HCPC?

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

  • Arts therapists.
  • Biomedical scientists.
  • Chiropodists/Podiatrists.
  • Clinical scientists.
  • Dietitians.
  • Hearing aid dispensers.
  • Occupational therapists.
  • Operating department practitioners.

Who can be HCPC registered?

To become registered as a biomedical scientist with the HCPC, you need to demonstrate that you meet HCPC standards of proficiency for biomedical scientists. This can be demonstrated through a combination of academic qualifications and clinical laboratory training.

Is NCS as good as BACP?

Presently with BACP you need to actively demonstrate your counselling work but NCS you don’t. NCS membership is cheaper than BACP. Price should not drive professionalism but for some maybe it does.