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COVID-19 Resources for the Training Community

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020


APPIC, on behalf of the Council of Chairs of Training Councils (CCTC), is pleased to provide a centralized online space for posting training resources and materials that may be helpful to both HSP trainers and trainees. Materials can be provided by any CCTC member council and presence on the APPIC website does not necessarily indicate endorsement by APPIC. Resources are located at the APPIC Website.

Download MP4 File for Zoom Meeting on 4/17/2020:  Training Director Discussion: Inpatient Units:
APPIC Zoom Call Meeting Recording for Training Directors at Inpatient Units

Assessment Training


Recorded assessment-related training videos and webinars


PAR’s free Training Portal


Training Students with Disabilities in Testing and Assessment


Guidelines for Telehealth/Telepsychology


APPIC TeleMentalHealth Documentation for Trainees on the AAPI 


APA Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology


APA Guidelines for Clinical Supervision in Health Service Psychology


Comparing the latest telehealth solutions


Informed consent checklist for telepsychological services


Telehealth Consent Form - Example 1


Telehealth Consent Form - Example 2


Telehealth Consent Form - Example 3


Telehealth Consent Form - Example 4


Telehealth Consent Form - Example 5


Telehealth FAQ - Example


Telehealth Checklist for Clinician - Example 1


Telehealth Checklist for Clinicians - Example 2


Office and Technology Checklist for Telehealth Services


Instructions for using Zoom for Telehealth Sessions - Example 1


Instructions for using Zoom for Telehealth Session - Example 2


Instructions for recording Telehealth Sessions with Zoom


Using Microsoft Teams for Telehealth Sessions


National Consortium of Telehealth Resources


Office and technology checklist for telepsychological services


Quick Start to Seeing Clients by Video


Telepsychology Best Practice 101 Series





Telesupervision: How Remote Supervision Can Help             


APA Commission on Accreditation COVID-19 updates 

The Commission on Accreditation is having discussions to formulate guidance regarding accreditation and OPCA staff are working to communicate this guidance as it is formulated.


Other Resources


COVID-19 Education FAQs 

Addressing issues affecting graduate students, postdocs, interns and faculty with supervision and training responsibilities.


APA electronic resources available for distance learning 

Free access to a variety of books and other academic materials offered during shut-down period.


APA offers free access to Publication Manual and other resources through May 25 

To support academic libraries and their many patrons, we are providing temporary free access to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th and 7th editions), the Concise Guide to APA Style, and more than 160 other books published by APA Books through VitalSource and RedShelf.


Advice for psychology supervisors and trainees on caring for patients during the COVID-19 crisis 

As public health and education officials continue to monitor the spread of the coronavirus, here is advice for supervisors and trainees at psychology training programs on how to prepare for and adapt to fluctuating circumstances specific to patient care.


COVID-19 relevant free journal articles 

This free collection includes relevant psychological research published across the APA Journals portfolio. We will update this collection on an ongoing basis.


Free CE series on telepsychology best practice 

For a limited time, APA'S four-part Continuing Education in Psychology series "Telepsychology Best Practice 101" is available free of charge. 


Psychology lesson plans made available to all teachers by APA 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) has made psychology unit lessons available freely for the benefit all teachers.


Conducting research during the COVID-19 pandemic 

Advice from psychological researchers on protecting participants, animals and research plans.



Virtual Recruitment and Selection

Virtual Interviews in the Era of COVID-19: A Primer for Applicants

Virtual Interviews:  Applicant Preparation Guide

Virtual Interviews:  Tips for Program Directors

APPIC Virtual Interviewing Guide for Training Sites


Additional Resources


American Psychological Association – Pandemics (resources)                  


Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers – COVID-19 Resource Page


Procedural Changes to Clinic due to Coronavirus - Example


Protocols, Procedures, and Practice for COVID-19 and Telehealth

CCTC Statement on Return To Work - 5-8-20