An applicant for Full Membership must fulfil one of the following conditions:
Professional training in Forensic Psychology accredited by PSI or the BPS;
Postgraduate professional qualification in Clinical or Counselling Psychology recognised by the Division Committee, together with at least three years post-qualification experience in the practice of Forensic Psychology.
Graduate members of the Society pursuing a post-graduate professional training course leading to eligibility for Full Membership,
Graduate members of the Society who are at the time of application pursuing an accredited academic postgraduate degree of at least Masters level in Forensic Psychology which would lead to eligibility for Ordinary Membership upon successful completion,
Graduate members of the Society who are at the time of application pursuing a PhD in an area of research deemed relevant to Forensic Psychology by the Committee of the Division of Forensic Psychology and which would lead to eligibility for Ordinary Membership on successful completion.
Who we are: Aims and Objectives
The Division of Forensic Psychology promotes the recognition of forensic psychology in Ireland as a distinct specialism of psychology.
Benefits of Being a Member
Reduced rates for training events
Access to colleagues with a wide range of forensic expertise
Use of the title Chartered Forensic Psychologist (subject to Council approval)