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ARTICLE 20:60

PSYCHOLOGISTS

Chapter

20:60:01 to 20:60:04     Void.

20:60:05                         Application procedure.

20:60:06                         Eligibility.

20:60:07                         Standards of behavior.

20:60:08                         Internships.

20:60:09                         Special assessment.

          Code Commission Note: Chs 20:60:01 to 20:60:04, inclusive, were voided when the authority of the board of examiners of psychologists to promulgate rules was repealed by SL 1978, ch 4, § 2(3). See SDCL 1-26-8.1.


CHAPTER 20:60:05

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Section

20:60:05:01        Repealed.

20:60:05:02        Examinations required -- Application fee.

20:60:05:03        Reexamination fee for oral examination.

20:60:05:03.01   Fee for initial licensure.

20:60:05:04        Renewal fee.

20:60:05:05        Application forms.

20:60:05:06        Written examination.

20:60:05:07        Oral examination.

20:60:05:08        Passing score for oral examination.

20:60:05:09        Fee for copies of records.


          20:60:05:01.  Fee for initial licensure under SDCL 36-27A-13.Repealed.

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; repealed, 18 SDR 74, effective October 30, 1991.


          20:60:05:02.  Examinations required -- Application fee. Candidates for licensure under SDCL 36-27A-12 must pass a written examination and an oral examination as specified in §§  20:60:05:06 and 20:60:05:07. The application fee is $300 and is not refundable.

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 20 SDR 14, effective August 11, 1993.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-27A-19.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-27A-19.


          20:60:05:03.  Reexamination fee for oral examination. The fee for retaking the oral examination is $200.

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 14 SDR 165, effective June 15, 1988; 20 SDR 14, effective August 11, 1993.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-27A-20.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-27A-20.


          20:60:05:03.01.  Fee for initial licensure. The fee for initial licensure is $200.

          Source: 20 SDR 14, effective August 11, 1993.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-27A-22.1.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-27A-22.1.


          20:60:05:04.  Renewal fee. The annual renewal fee for a license is $300.

 

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 14 SDR 165, effective June 15, 1988; 20 SDR 14, effective August 11, 1993; 40 SDR 109, effective December 11, 2013.

          General Authority: SDCL 36-27A-24.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 36-27A-24.

 


          20:60:05:05.  Application forms. To qualify for licensure under SDCL chapter 36-27A, the applicant shall complete and submit to the board an application form supplied by the board. The form shall contain the following information:

          (1)  Name, address, and telephone number;

          (2)  Date and place of birth;

          (3)  A description of licenses held in other states;

          (4)  A request for endorsement, if applicable;

          (5)  Date and circumstances of previous national standardized examination;

          (6)  A statement of any psychology licensure denied;

          (7)  A statement of any professional sanctions as a psychologist;

          (8)  A statement of any criminal record;

          (9)  A statement of education and training;

          (10)  Official transcripts of education;

          (11)  A description of internship;

          (12)  A description of professional experience;

          (13)  Compliance with SDCL 36-27A-12 unless exempted; and

          (14)  Notarized signature of applicant.

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 18 SDR 74, effective October 30, 1991; 20 SDR 14, effective August 11, 1993.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-27A-21.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-27A-21.


          20:60:05:06.  Written examination. The written examination required is a national standardized examination, Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP). Complete applications must be received by the board ten weeks before the actual testing date.

 

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 20 SDR 14, effective August 11, 1993; 35 SDR 166, effective December 24, 2008.

          General Authority: SDCL 36-27A-21.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 36-27A-21, 36-27A-22.

 


          20:60:05:07.  Oral examination. The oral examination shall focus on ethical and professional issues as they relate to the clinical practice of psychology. The oral examination may also evaluate an applicant's knowledge base for the clinical practice of psychology. A majority of the board members must hear and score the oral examination. The applicant must achieve a passing score in accordance with § 20:60:05:08.

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 18 SDR 74, effective October 30, 1991; 23 SDR 132, effective February 25, 1997.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-27A-22.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-27A-22.

          Cross-Reference: Passing scores for examinations, § 20:60:05:08.


          20:60:05:08.  Passing score for oral examination. An applicant for licensure must achieve a minimum of 75 percent on the oral examination to qualify for licensure.

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 28 SDR 36, effective September 7, 2001.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-27A-22.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-27A-19, 36-27A-20, 36-27A-22.


          20:60:05:09.  Fee for copies of records. Upon written request, the department of commerce will provide copies of certified records. A fee of $.50 per page is payable in advance.

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-27A-35.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-27A-35.


CHAPTER 20:60:06

ELIGIBILITY

Section

20:60:06:01        Supervisory relationship.


          20:60:06:01. Supervisory relationship. Supervision must be provided by one or more psychologists actively licensed at the doctoral level. Supervisors need not be actual employees of the organization or institution. The supervising psychologist is responsible for ensuring that the supervisee's knowledge base of psychology and clinical skills and abilities are appropriate for the work performed or the clinical services provided. The supervisee must meet one of the following requirements:

 

          (1) If the supervisee is exempt from licensure pursuant to SDCL subdivision 36-27A-2(2), the supervisee must have a master's or doctoral degree in psychology. The type and frequency of supervision is to be determined by the supervising psychologist; or

 

          (2)  If the supervisee is pursuing licensure pursuant to SDCL subdivision 36-27A-12(4), the supervisee may engage in the practice of psychology but the supervisee's title shall clearly identify the supervisee's training status, such as psychology resident, psychology associate, psychologist assistant, or psychologist trainee. Any other title designation that uses the term psychology, psychological, psychometrist, or any other variations on these terms, must be approved by the board. Supervision must consist of a minimum of two hours a month of regularly scheduled, formal, face-to-face supervision.

 

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 23 SDR 132, effective February 25, 1997; 35 SDR 166, effective December 24, 2008; 40 SDR 109, effective December 11, 2013.

          General Authority: SDCL 36-27A-2(2), 36-27A-12(4).

          Law Implemented: SDCL 36-27A-2(2), 36-27A-12(4).

 


CHAPTER 20:60:07

STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Section

20:60:07:01        Code of ethics.


          20:60:07:01. Code of ethics. The code of ethics for psychologists licensed in this state is the "ASPPB Code of Conduct," 2005.

 

          Source: 8 SDR 92, effective February 3, 1982; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 18 SDR 74, effective October 30, 1991; 35 SDR 166, effective December 24, 2008.

          General Authority: SDCL 36-27A-25.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 36-27A-25.

 

          Reference: "ASPPB Code of Conduct," 2005, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. Copies may be obtained free of charge from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards website at http://www.asppb.org/publications/model/conduct.aspx.

 


CHAPTER 20:60:08

INTERNSHIPS

Section

20:60:08:01        Supervised internship.


          20:60:08:01.  Supervised internship. In addition to the requirements in SDCL 36-27A-12(3), a supervised psychology internship must meet the following requirements:

 

          (1)  The internship must be an organized training program that is distinct from and unrelated to current or previous employment and is designed to provide the intern with a planned programmed sequence of training experiences, emphasizing breadth and quality of training. Internship training must provide for the integration of scientific, professional, and ethical knowledge, attitudes, and skills basic to the professional practice of psychology;

 

          (2)  The internship agency must have a staff psychologist actively licensed at the doctoral level by the state in which the psychologist practices and provides supervision who is responsible for the integrity and quality of the psychology training program;

 

          (3)  Internship supervision must be provided by a staff member of the internship agency or by an affiliate of that agency who is responsible for the cases being supervised. At least two-thirds of the internship supervision must be provided by one or more psychologists licensed at the doctoral level by the state in which they practice and provide supervision;

 

          (4)  The internship must provide training in a variety of methods of assessment and diagnosis and of interventions and treatment across a variety of problems through activities conducted directly with clients;

 

          (5)  At least 25 percent of the intern's time must be in direct client contact for the purpose of delivering clinical services;

 

          (6)  The internship must include a minimum of two hours a week of regularly scheduled, formal, face-to-face individual supervision with the specific intent of dealing with services rendered directly by the intern. Supervision may include ethical and professional issues and considerations that have or could arise in the delivery of clinical services and may include the professional development and future of the intern. There must be at least one additional hour a week of supervised learning activities, such as co-facilitating group therapy with a staff person, joint supervisor-intern clinical interview or therapy session with clients, case conferences, treatment team case reviews, group supervision, and additional individual supervision;

 

          (7)  Training must be at postclerkship, postpracticum, and postexternship levels, and must follow all didactic course work relevant to the applied or specialty area of the academic curriculum required for the degree;

 

          (8)  The student must have a title such as intern, resident, or trainee or another title that clearly identifies the student or training status; and

 

          (9)  The internship agency must have a written statement or brochure which describes the goals and content of the internship, which state clear expectations for the quantity and quality of the trainee's work, and which is available to prospective interns.

 

          Source: 14 SDR 165, effective June 15, 1988; 23 SDR 132, effective February 25, 1997; 35 SDR 166, effective December 24, 2008.

          General Authority: SDCL 36-27A-12(3).

          Law Implemented: SDCL 36-27A-12(3).

 


CHAPTER 20:60:09

SPECIAL ASSESSMENT

Section

20:60:09:01        Special assessment fee.


          20:60:09:01.  Special assessment fee. The special fee assessed pursuant to SDCL 36-27A-29.1 is $72.

          Source: 20 SDR 14, effective August 11, 1993.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-27A-29.1.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-27A-29.1.


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