APCP are registered with the National Vetting Bureau.  All members have agreed to vetting for purposes of professional practice as counsellors and psychotherapists.  APCP acts in accordance with the Code of Practice on Garda Vetting as issued by the National Vetting Bureau in respect of all applications made to the National Vetting Bureau and all data received from them in relation to Vetting applications.

APCP acknowledge that all data received from the National Vetting Bureau in respect of any individual is for the sole use of APCP and have given an undertaking that all data disclosed to the Association is managed and protected within the statutory provisions of the Data Protection Act and any other legislation that may be enacted in respect of Data Protection or National Vetting.