Alabama Psychology Schools – AL
The State of Alabama requires licensure to practice psychology, offering two license types regulated by its Board of Examiners in Psychology (the “Board”): Psychologist (doctoral degree) and Psychological Technician (master’s degree) offered by psychology schools in Alabama. This document describes only the requirements for Psychologists. If you require information to practice as a Psychological Technician in Alabama, please visit the Board’s website at http://psychology.state.al.us.
Local organizations for psychology professionals include the Alabama Psychological Association (http://www.alapsych.org), the North Alabama Association of Licensed Psychologists (http://www.naalp.org), the Alabama Association of School Psychologists (http://www.alasp.org) and the Alabama Mental Health Counselors Association (http://www.almhca.com). These groups offer their members helpful news, valuable networking contacts and opportunities to further their professional knowledge through courses, workshops and conferences.
Continuing Education for Psychologists in Alabama
To maintain your Psychologist license in the State of Alabama, you must complete 20 hours of APA- compliant (Category I) continuing education per year at any one of the psychology schools in Alabama.Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Psychologists in Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile and Huntsville, Alabama may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including Huntsville Hospital, Mobile Infirmary Medical Center, Saint Vincent's Birmingham, and Dekalb Regional Medical Center.