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The HEAD of the DEPARTMENT for higher education and research having regard to act February 18, 1989, n. 56, which governs the profession of psychologist and establishes requirements for the exercise of the activity of psychotherapy and, in particular art. 3 of the Act, which makes the exercise of that activity to the acquisition, then the B.A. in psychology or medicine, of a specific professional training through specialized courses at least every four years, at University or graduate schools at institutions recognized for this purpose; Visto l'art. 17, paragraph 96) (b) of the Act May 15, 1997, # 127, stipulating that by Decree of the Ministry of University and scientific and technological research is restated the discipline concerning the recognition of institutes referred to in art. 3, paragraph 1, of that law No 56 of 1989; Having regard to the December 11, 1998, Decree No. 509, with whom it was adopted a regulation laying down rules for the recognition of the institution authorized to enable specialization courses in psychotherapy in accordance with art. 17, paragraph 96, of law No. 127 of 1997 and, in particular, article. 2, paragraph 5, which provides that the applicant is prepared on the basis of the institutions ' recognition assent expressed by technical-Consultative Commission under art. 3 of that Decree No 509/1998 and by the National Committee for the evaluation of universities, as well as the art. 5, which provides for the reiteration of the petition; See in particular art. 2, paragraph 5, of that regulation, which provides that the Decree of recognition is adopted on the basis of the assent expressed by technical-Consultative Commission and the National Committee for the evaluation of the University system and the subsequent paragraph 7, which provides that the decision for refusal of recognition, suitably motivated, is prepared with the same modalities referred to in paragraph 5 invoked; Having regard to the ministerial order dated December 10, 2004, concerning "modifications and integrations Ministerial ordinances December 30, 1999 and July 16, 2004, bearing instructions for submitting enabling instances to establish and activate specialized courses in psychotherapy '; Seen the Decree on August 3, 2009, with which it was formed the Technical-Consultative Commission pursuant to art. 3 of that regulation; View the instance to which the «cognitive behavioural integrated graduate school with art therapy» asked enabling to establish and activate a specialization course in psychotherapy in Rome-Via degli Etruschi, 36-for a maximum number of eligible students in each year of 15 units and, for the entire course, 60 units; Given that the competent technical-Consultative Commission, at its meeting of December 3, 2014, has expressed a negative opinion on the application for recognition noting that theoretical model is described briefly and does not specify the meaning of the integration of the cognitive behavioral theory and different models of Arts therapies, that Mount hour supervision is inadequate, that the pupils ' individual therapy is not indicated that the subjects taught are not adequately represented by a suitable training plan and, finally, that the name of the school and its theoretical training address are uncoupled from the curriculum; Considered that for the reasons set out above the instance of recognition of that institution cannot succeed;
Decrees: Art. 1 the instance of recognition proposed by «cognitive behavioural integrated graduate school with art therapy» based in Rome-Via degli Etruschi, 36, for the purposes of art. 4 of regulation adopted by Decree No 509 December 11, 1998 cannot be accepted, given the enthusiastic advice of technical-Consultative Commission under art. 3 of the aforementioned decision. This Decree will be published in the official journal of the Italian Republic.
Rome, February 17, 2015 the Department head: Mancini
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