Department of Education

Behaviour and Wellbeing

Behaviour and Wellbeing

General information


Qualifications of School Psychologists

School Psychologists:

  • must hold a degree or qualification in Psychology which entitles registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
  • need to have a teaching qualification. However, there is no requirement for registration with the Teachers Registration Board of Western Australia.
  • are also required to have a current 'Working With Children (WWC) Check'  and police clearance.

School Psychologists working with the Department of Education are required to be registered or provisionally registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

All School Psychologists are bound by the Department of Education's 'Code of Conduct' and the Psychology Board of Australia's Code of Ethics.
 

General information
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