Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
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Garda Vetting
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The State has introduced Garda Vetting for Counsellors/Psychotherapists, and the IACP are here to make it easy as possible for its members and help them in whatever way they can.

The Gardaí have introduced a new eVetting system designed to be easy and straightforward to follow and will minimise waiting times for applications.

The IACP is responsible for ensuring that the Association provides a safe, secure, and professional service for all stakeholders. It also endeavours to ensure that Garda Vetting is part of a wider process ensuring the protection and safety of all vulnerable members of the community.

The IACP is committed to ensuring all people's safety and welfare attending its accredited Counsellors and Psychotherapists. As a ‘Relevant Organisation’, all of our accredited, pre-accredited and student members (1st-year students exempt) are subject to vetting procedures as part of the accreditation and membership process.

The IACP commenced Garda Vetting in November 2015. 

Amended Garda Vetting Policy Date - 17/08/2018


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