About the Regulations
The draft Registration Regulation
sets out registration requirements for four categories of membership, including time-limited ‘grandparenting’ provisions for established Ontario practitioners applying for membership in the Registered Psychotherapist category.
For a table summary of the revised draft Registration Regulation, click here
The Professional Misconduct Regulation
defines parameters of professional practice, identifying specific behaviours that constitute misconduct and could trigger a disciplinary action. Provisions cover a wide range of professional activities, from record-keeping to advertising and billing practices, as well as unacceptable behaviours such as abuse of a client or a client’s representative, and inappropriate use of titles.
This regulation was approved by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council and filed with the Registrar of Regulations on October 19, 2012 as O. Reg. 317/12. It will come into force on the day the Psychotherapy Act, 2007
Lastly, the Quality Assurance Regulation
provides the framework for developing the College’s quality assurance program, a statutory program designed to support members’ continuing competence through professional development activities.
This regulation was approved by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council and filed with the Registrar of Regulations on January 25, 2013 as O. Reg. 34/13. It will come into force on the day section 6 of the Psychotherapy Act, 2007
Updated May 2, 2013