Professional Self Regulation (PSR)

Speech Pathology Australia (the Association), on behalf of its members, has considered ways to ensure that the professional skills of its members continue to develop. In order to demonstrate to clients and their families, peers, employers, colleagues and the public that speech pathologists have an ongoing commitment to improving their professional knowledge and skills, the Association offers a Professional Self Regulation (PSR) program.

Certified Practising and Full-Time Post Graduate Members who have met the requirements of the PSR program are eligible to use the Certified Practising Speech Pathologist title and post nominals CPSP and their Membership Certificate will include this.

Information on PSR

An overview of the program is available in the PSR Member Flyer This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF..

More detailed information is available in the PSR Booklet This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF..

The PSR Refresher This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF. is worth a read before you complete your PSR Declaration, as part of your renewal process or if you are joining the Association.

New Graduates - Information for Provisional CPSPs

Information for Provisional CPSPs This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF.

PSR Extensions

Eligible members request an extension at renewal time which then allows the member two renewal years to meet the annual points requirement. Read more here.

Recording activities for PSR

  • Options for recording including an annual PSR Plan and Log Form This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in Microsoft Word Format. or a PSR Excel Document Alt (with thanks to member Malathi Ferdinando).
  • Online recording is available via 'Update my Profile – then My Account – then My Membership'. NB. This does not transfer automatically across to your PSR Declaration.
  • For activity type 'M', you can download the Record of Contacts for activity type Mentoring, Peer Support, Clinical Supervision Form This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF..
  • For activity type 'W/S', the Association also recognises the professional development and learning that occurs via social media networks and discussions: Social Media Record Form This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF..
  • At renewal time, you only need to complete the online PSR Declaration This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF. with your points in each activity type and the total for activities undertaken in the year prior to renewal. Before you start the online renewal process have your points tallied and ready to enter.

PSR Audits

  • Your PSR plan and log forms do not need to be supplied unless you are randomly selected for a PSR audit, in which case you will be notified via email.
  • For further information about PSR audits including supporting documentation, refer to the PSR Booklet This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF..

For further information contact Speech Pathology Australia.