Both the Canadian Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association offer helpful information and links to resources regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the practice of psychologists and their clients. Another useful link providing guidance to registrants regarding the remote administration of the MMPI Instruments can be found here.
An important resource for information about COVID-19 for all BC health practitioners is the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) website, which offers guidance to health professionals on COVID-19 that is updated on an ongoing basis. COVID-19 orders of the Provincial Health Officer are available at the Office of the Provincial Health Officer website. The Public Health Agency of Canada website also has detailed information on COVID-19 for health professionals.
The College has provided checklists on telepsychology and telepsychology assessment which provide general guidance to assist registrants in identifying issues and options that should be considered, and implementing strategies to address issues, resolve problems, and improve practice, with respect to this aspect of psychology practice.
Information on providing psychological services by Out of Province practitioners to clients temporarily relocated to British Columbia during the COVID-19 emergency can be found here.
Additional Information and updates on COVID-19 for registrants can be found in the registrant portal.