At its core, the European Certificate in Psychology (EuroPsy), which can be awarded to any psychologist with high-quality academic training due to the nature of the supportive behavior it provides, is organically linked to the principles of humanism and high morals. The psychologist performs different professional roles, in one or more different professional contexts and in relation to different types of clients. This requires, in addition to having professional competence, also strict adherence to ethical conduct.

The European Certificate in Psychology (EuroPsy) guarantees not only a sufficiently wide field of training and competence in the performance of professional functions, but also mandatory compliance with national and European ethical standards for psychologists. The general goal of practicing as a professional psychologist is to develop and apply psychological principles, knowledge, models and methods of intervention, in a humane and responsible way to improve the development, well-being and effectiveness of people, organizations and society.

The competent practitioner is able not only to show the necessary attitude to the needy – patients, clients, etc., but also has an appropriate attitude to the profession and colleagues. A significant contribution to this is the one-year work experience under supervision, which completes his professional training for independent practice. It masters the interpersonal relationships, manners, moral responsibilities he needs in his career development.

Apart from the interpersonal commitments of the psychologist profession, moral imperatives are also determined by the nature of research work, which is often the main activity of psychologists. Respect for the ethical aspects of psychological research and applied methods, copyright, scientific truth and validity define a wide range of moral principles that guarantee credibility, contribution and benefit to society.

Candidates awarded EuroPsy sign a declaration to the relevant National Judging Commission that they are aware of the principles of professional conduct set out in the Metacode of Professional Ethics of the European Federation of Psychological Associations and that they will carry out their professional activities in accordance with the National Code of Ethics. Psychological Association (of the country in which they work). Violation of this commitment would lead to his denomination as a EuroPsy certified psychologist.

The award of the European Diploma in Psychology (EuroPsy) should depend on the final assessment of the practitioner’s ability to integrate knowledge, skills and competences into a single process of providing professional services to clients, taking into account ethical principles.

EFPA Meta-Code of Ethics