Area of psychology practice code NN
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 10/12/2009|
|Definition:||The codeset representing the area of practice in which a psychologist spent the most hours in the week prior to registration.|
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 01 ASSESSMENT
Includes behavioural, neuropsychological, cognitive, medico-legal, and educational.
CODE 02 PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION
Includes counselling, mental health intervention, personal development/coaching, physical health and lifestyle intervention, intervention for drug and/or alcohol misuse and/or other addiction.
CODE 03 COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY
Includes mental health promotion, community engagement/education, health promotion.
CODE 04 MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION
Includes planning and coordination of psychology programs and services, maintaining standards of care, provision of leadership to ensure an appropriately skilled workforce, and contribution to health service planning.
CODE 05 ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Includes organisational practices, consulting/advising for work purposes, recruitment and vocational assessment.
CODE 06 RESEARCH
Includes research design and implementation, statistical analysis, project/program development and evaluation.
CODE 07 TEACHING/SUPERVISION
Includes teaching, supervision and assessment of the psychological work of a student, provisional/probationary psychologist or a colleague.
CODE 08 OTHER
Includes all other areas of psychology practice not defined above.
Registered health professionals on leave at the time of registration are asked to report their usual principle area of practice worked.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Origin:||Categories and definitions are based on advice from the Australian Psychological Society Ltd - www.psychology.org.au|
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Registered health professional—principal area of practice, psychology code NN Health, Standard 10/12/2009