MISSION, VISION, AND HISTORY
- To promote high quality, consistency, and excellence in the education and training of Rehabilitation Psychologist practitioners
- To promote the advancement of Rehabilitation Psychology training at the postdoctoral / residency level
- To promote postgraduate psychology training that results in the production of competent Rehabilitation Psychologists who are able to assist individuals with disabilities and chronic health conditions, their families, and rehabilitation teams to maximize health and welfare, independence and choice, functional abilities, social role participation, and to minimize secondary health complications 2011 found
- 2011: Baltimore Conference
- Representatives from a wide variety of training programs in Rehabilitation Psychology convened in April 2011 at a consensus conference in Baltimore, Maryland. This body met specifically to develop consensus guidelines for competency specification and measurement in postdoctoral training in Rehabilitation Psychology (for full details of the Conference, see Stiers et al, 2012).
- The Conference had three goals:
- To define the structures, processes, and outcomes of Rehabilitation Psychology postdoctoral training programs
- To define the competencies to be developed and assessed in Rehabilitation Psychology postdoctoral training programs
- To organize a national council of Rehabilitation Psychology postdoctoral training programs
- 2013: CRPPTP held its first meeting and officer elections.
- 2015: CRPPTP obtained 501 C(3) non-profit corporation status.