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International Society of Clinical Psychology

  1. Ruben Ardila

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0459

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Ardila, R. 2010. International Society of Clinical Psychology. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.

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  1. National University of Colombia

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  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

Abstract

The International Society of Clinical Psychology (ISCP) was founded in 1998 in San Francisco, due to the initiative of a group of psychologists led by Donald K. Routh of the University of Miami. The ISCP was established to fill the need for a world organization of clinical psychologists, with the aim of providing a vehicle for global communication among clinicians, intended to foster multicultural understanding in the practice of clinical psychology, to enhance knowledge by cross-cultural research, to support the education and training of clinical psychologists based on a foundational level of knowledge, to encourage the development of a world certification for clinical psychologists, and to collaborate with other world organizations in providing clinical psychology expertise where required.

Keywords:

  • clinical psychology;
  • cross-cultural psychology;
  • international psychology;
  • psychology abroad;
  • psychology organization