mission of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology
(APPCN) is to offer the highest quality competency-based residency training in
clinical neuropsychology with an emphasis on preparation for future specialty
board certification though the American Board of Professional
Psychology/American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN).
specifies a unified competency-based curriculum for residency training programs
in clinical neuropsychology. APPCN offers unique and specific resources to
APPCN member programs and trainees that support professional development, as
well as the competent and ethical practice of clinical neuropsychology. APPCN
provides a national match process to facilitate the application and
interviewing process for postdoctoral training in clinical neuropsychology.
committed to maintaining both an awareness of and response to issues that
impact residency training in clinical neuropsychology. APPCN embraces the
Houston Guidelines as a model for training in clinical neuropsychology. APPCN
views the American Board of Professional Psychology diploma in Clinical
Neuropsychology (ABPP-CN) as the clearest demonstration of peer-reviewed
competence to practice clinical neuropsychology. APPCN Member Programs commit
to a curriculum, training resources, and training opportunities that support
APPCN graduates in their pursuit of ABPP-CN.