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In order to qualify as a full member of the SHIP® Foundation, the candidate must be registered as a Clinical, Counselling or Educational Psychologist with the HPCSA, be in possession of at least a Master’s Degree in Psychology, and either be a registered Facilitator or a registered Trainer in the specific specialist category of SHIP® membership as allowed by their scope of practice. 

There are four different specialist categories in which Facilitator/Trainer status can be obtained. A colleague can qualify as a Facilitator/Trainer in more than one category:

 

 

 
  SPECIALIST CATEGORIES:  
 
 SHIPiC® Facilitator/Trainer: (SHIP®inChildren)
This specialty entails practise of SHIP® with clients younger than 10 years. This category is applicable to psychologists who, according to their scope of practice and registration category with the HPCSA, are allowed to work in the specialist field of clients younger than 10 years.
 SHIP®forAdolescents Facilitator/Trainer:

This specialty entails the practise of SHIP® with clients under 18 years of age.  This category is applicable to psychologists who, according to their scope of practice and registration category with the HPCSA, are allowed to work in the specialist field of clients under 18 years of age.

 SHIP®forAdults Facilitator/Trainer:

This specialty entails the practise of SHIP® with clients 18 years of age and above.  This category is applicable to psychologists who, according to their scope of practice and registration category with the HPCSA, are allowed to work in the specialist field of clients 18 years of age and above.

 SHIP®forAcuteTrauma Facilitator/Trainer:
This specialty entails the practise of SHIP® with traumatised clients 18 years of age and above.  This category is relevant to psychologists who, according to their scope of practice and registration category with the HPCSA, are allowed to work in the specialist field of clients 18 years of age and above.  A colleague must already be registered as a SHIP® Facilitator/Trainer to be able to register as a SHIP®forAcuteTrauma Facilitator/Trainer.

 
  QUALIFICATION CRITERIA:  
 

The general criteria for qualifying as Facilitator in the specialist fields of SHIPiC®, SHIP®forAdolescents, SHIP®forAdults, and SHIP®forAcuteTrauma are as follows:

  • Undergo the complete SHIP® (SHIP®forAdults) as stipulated by a registered SHIP® Trainer.
  • Earn 50% of the required 30 Continuous Educational Units (CEUs) (in other words 15 points) per annum for attendance at SHIP® activities in a calendar year.
  • Accumulate 50 hours/CEUs with the Foundation from the time of starting SHIP® until qualifying as a Facilitator.
  • Present a paper as discussed with the CIT's (colleague in training) Trainer in the CIT's scope of practice and specific category of qualification, at the third Annual SHIP® Workshop. The proposed paper must be completed and presented to the relevant Trainer and one other Trainer before 30 June prior to the third Annual SHIP® Workshop. If a CIT does not comply he or she will not be able to register in that calendar year. The paper must be in English and must comply with the American Psychological Association (hereinafter referred to as "APA") standards.
  • The CIT can only gain Facilitator status in the scope of practice and category of registration as a psychologist with the HPCSA (as stipulated in the specialist categories above).
  • A CIT cannot register as a Facilitator within the 12 month period following initial registration with the HPCSA as a qualified psychologist. A registered Facilitator may not be under 30 years of age.
  • Registered SHIP® Facilitators must maintain private-practice status comprising no fewer than 20 hours of SHIP® per month in the category of registration in order not to forfeit their Facilitator status.

The criteria for qualifying in the specialist field of a SHIPiC® Facilitator (SHIP®inChildren) are as follows: 

  • Comply with all the general criteria for qualifying as a Facilitator.
  • Present 10 files for supervision to the Intermediate Trainer.

Dr Irene Strydom is the Intermediate Trainer for SHIPiC®.

The criteria for qualifying in the specialist field of a SHIP®forAdolescents Facilitator (clients under 18 years of age) are as follows:

  • Comply with all the general criteria for qualifying as a Facilitator.
  • Present 10 files for supervision to the Intermediate Trainer.

Ms Marlene Flett is the Intermediate Trainer for SHIP®forAdolescents.

The criteria for qualifying in the specialist field of a SHIP®forAdults Facilitator are as follows:

  • Comply with all the general criteria for qualifying as a Facilitator.
  • Present 10 files for supervision to a Trainer.

Dr Elna Schoeman-Steenkamp, Dr JO Steenkamp and Dr Jaco van der Walt are the SHIP®forAdults Trainers.

The criteria for qualifying in the specialist field of a SHIP®forAcuteTrauma Facilitator are as follows:

  • A colleague should already be registered as a SHIP® Facilitator.
  • Ten files for supervision must be presented to the Trainer. [This is in addition to the 10 files that have been submitted for registration as a SHIP® Facilitator.]

Dr Jaco van der Walt is the SHIP®forAcuteTrauma Trainer.

The criteria for qualifying as a Trainer and maintaining Trainer status in the specialist fields of SHIPiC®, SHIP®forAdolescents, SHIP®forAdults, and SHIP®forAcuteTrauma are as follows:
The qualifying Trainer should:

  • be over the age of 40
  • be registered either as an Educational, Counselling or Clinical Psychologist with the HPCSA
  • be in possession of a Doctorate in Educational, Counselling or Clinical Psychology
  • be trained by a registered Trainer in the category of registration
  • have accumulated 5 000 sessions in the category of proposed registration (SHIPiC®, SHIP®forAdolescents, SHIP®forAdults & SHIP®forAcuteTrauma) with clients in private practice from the date of Facilitator registration.

A Facilitator can only register as a Trainer after five years from the date of Facilitator registration.
Trainer status of the applicant can only be gained in the scope of practice and the registration category as a psychologist with the HPCSA.  A qualified Trainer can thus only train in his or her specific scope of practice and registration category as a psychologist at the HPCSA.
A qualifying Trainer has to present a mini-workshop (1½ hours) in the specific category of registration at the third Annual SHIP® Workshop, as stipulated by his or her Trainer.
Trainers must maintain private-practice status comprising no fewer than 50 hours of SHIP® per month in the category of registration in order not to forfeit their Trainer status.
Trainers must remain actively involved in annual workshops and conferences, as stipulated by the Board of Management.

 

 
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