As stated on the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology website:

"The American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN) is a member board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). The ABPP oversees and authorizes the credentialing activities of thirteen specialty boards.  The ABCN is responsible for establishing criteria related to the definition and requirements for education, training, competencies, and the examination, which leads to Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology.  The ABCN is governed by a Board of Directors who are certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and are representative of the specialty on a national basis.
 
The Board, in association with the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), is responsible for conducting Board examinations in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology, mentoring and training examiners, and awarding the Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology.  Board Certification by ABCN, is intended to certify that the successful candidate has completed the educational, training and experience requirements of the specialty, including an examination designed to assess the competencies required to provide quality services in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology.  The primary objective of the ABCN Board Certification process is to recognize, certify, and promote competence in the specialty."

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