Best Practices in Consulting (BPC)
The Best Practices in Consulting (BPC) initiative offers practitioners of all levels the opportunity to further their professional development with resources on effective, evidence-based, and ethical practice.
- To offer important considerations relative to new or emerging topics in sport psychology consulting
- To share advice from experienced practitioners on best practices in consulting
- To share learning experiences from new practitioners
- To provide resources for delivery of mental skills training
- To provide resources to aid the expansion and dissemination of knowledge to facilitate applied practice
- Lessons Learned from Legends in Sport Psychology: Just getting started in your career? Read insights from experienced practitioners in the sport and exercise psychology arena for their advice on breaking into this field.
How to Get Involved as a Consultant
- Get a Graduate Degree
- Become Certified
- Find a Mentor
- AASP's Mentorship Match Program (MMP) for Students
- Registry of Approved Mentors for Professionals applying for certification as a Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (CMPC)
- Continue Your Education
- Review AASP's Code of Ethics
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