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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.


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

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.

Additional Resources

American Psychological Association – Pandemics (resources)            

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