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Licensing agency must analyze whether non-live remote learning is effective

Credit: HS You,

The Health Professions Appeal and Review Board of Ontario, in a November 2 ruling, stated that the province's College of Psychologists had improperly rejected an application from a graduate of a counselling program that involved a significant amount of non-live, asynchronous remote education. The board wrote that the College's Registration Committee had not sufficiently analyzed whether such education programs are effective and sufficiently similar to those with more face-to-face learning.

Anet Mor applied to the College for a license in 2018 after receiving a Master of Counselling in Counselling Psychology from Athabasca University. That program . . .

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