A. Concept Papers―Provide a thoughtful discussion of an issue or topic, synthesizing varying perspectives to assist members to morethoroughly understand the issue or topic. These documents are developed in response to a particular issue, concern, or need, and canbe written for internal or external use.
B. Guidelines―Provide descriptions, examples, or recommendations of procedures.
C. Position Papers―Present the official stance of the Association on a substantive issue or subject. They are developed in response to a particular issue, concern, or need of the Association and may be written for internal or external use.
D. Roles Papers―Present a guide to the major roles common in the subject profession.
E. Specialized Knowledge and Skills Papers―Provide a detailed outline of the specialized knowledge and skills needed for competent practices. Rationale for the development of this type of document is to provide a structure for acquiring competency in an area where there are specialized evaluation and intervention processes.
F. Standards―Include a general description of the topic and define the minimum requirements for performance and quality.
G. Statements―Describe and clarify an aspect or issue related to education or practice.