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UPV top performer in psych licensure exam in Western Visayas

The graduates of the BA Psychology program of the Division of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UP Visayas repeated the feat of scoring the highest passing percentage in the 2015 Psychometrician Licensure Exam in Western Visayas at 72.73%. The national passing percentage of the said exam this year is 46.15%. UPV’s passing rate last year was 83.33 %.

 The successful examinees are: Gelly Ann C. Casiano, Roren Keshia Y. Collado, Rona G. Compendio, Anne Nicole M. Cordero, Eva Marie S. Dayot, Ma Louisa Belle J. Guyod, Joni Rose O. Mavinta and Pshelanne Aundry S. Palma.  

Those who pass the Psychometrician Licensure Exam are issued a Certificate of Registration and a Professional Identification Card as a psychometrician by the Professional Regulatory Board of Psychology and the Professional Regulation Commission in accordance with Sec. 3 (d), Article III of R.A. No. 10029. They are  authorized to do the following activities provided that these shall at all times, be conducted under the supervision of a licensed professional psychologist: (1) administer and score objective personality tests, structured personality tests, excluding projective tests and other higher level forms of psychological tests; (2) interpret the results of these tests and prepare a written report on these results; and (3) conduct preparatory intake interviews of clients for psychological intervention sessions. (With sources from the PRC and Division of Social Sciences, CAS)

By: Lyncen M. Fernandez

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