- Professional Values and Attitudes: as evidenced in behavior and comportment that reflects the values and attitudes of psychology.
- Individual and Cultural Diversity: Awareness, sensitivity and skills in working professionally with diverse individuals, groups and communities who represent various cultural and personal background and characteristics defined broadly and consistent with APA policy.
- Ethical Legal Standards and Policy: Application of ethical concepts and awareness of legal issues regarding professional activities with individuals, groups, and organizations.
- Reflective Practice/Self-Assessment/Self-Care: Practice conducted with personal and professional self-awareness and reflection; with awareness of competencies; with appropriate self-care.
- Relationships: Relate effectively and meaningfully with individuals, groups, and/or communities.
- Scientific Knowledge and Methods: Understanding of research, research methodology, techniques of data collection and analysis, biological bases of behavior, cognitive-affective bases of behavior, and development across the lifespan. Respect for scientifically derived knowledge.
- Research/Evaluation: Generating research that contributes to the professional knowledge base and/or evaluates the effectiveness of various professional activities.
- Evidence-Based Practice: Integration of research and clinical expertise in the context of patient factors.
- Assessment: Assessment and diagnosis of problems, capabilities and issues associated with individuals, groups, and/or organizations.
- Intervention: Interventions designed to alleviate suffering and to promote health and well-being of individuals, groups, and/or organizations.
- Consultation: Consultation: The ability to provide expert guidance or professional assistance in response to a client’s needs or goals.
- Teaching: Providing instruction, disseminating knowledge, and evaluating acquisition of knowledge and skill in professional psychology.
- Supervision: Supervision and training in the professional knowledge base of enhancing and monitoring the professional functioning of others.
- Interdisciplinary Systems: Knowledge of key issues and concepts in related disciplines. Identify and interact with professionals in multiple disciplines.
- Management-Administration: Manage the direct delivery of services (DDS) and/or the administration of organizations, programs, or agencies (OPA).
- Advocacy: Actions targeting the impact of social, political, economic or cultural factors to promote change at the individual (client), institutional, and/or systems level.