Transitional Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Mental Health Therapists of Ontario
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Psychotherapy Act, 2007
Summary of Decision:
The above-mentioned regulation was filed on January 25, 2013 as O. Reg. 34/13. The regulation was published on the e-laws website on January 29, 2013 and will be published in the Ontario Gazette on February 9, 2013.
August 12, 2011
Summary of Proposal:
Under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and the Psychotherapy Act, 2007, the transitional Council of the College of Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Mental Health Therapists of Ontario (transitional Council) is, among other things, responsible for making regulations respecting the future, self-regulating profession of psychotherapy in Ontario.
Under these Acts, the transitional Council may make regulations on a variety of subject matters, including prescribing a quality assurance program, subject to the prior review of the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
Summary of Regulation
The quality assurance regulation sets out the framework of the College's mandatory quality assurance program for its members.
The regulation establishes the core components of the program, which includes:
· Professional Development;
· Peer and Practice Assessment; and
The regulation sets out the general requirements for mandatory member participation in the program and the procedural rules for ensuring the fairness of the program.
For further information please contact the transitional Council directly at the address below.
Contact: Mark Pioro, Research and Policy Analyst
Address: 163 Queen St. East, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON M5A 1S1
January 25, 2013