The purpose of the Board of Psychology is to ______________ providers of psychological services with the goal of _____________________.
- Protecting the public
The BOP establishes minimum ________________ and levels of _______________.
- Levels of Competency
The BOP regulates 3 classes of providers:
- Licensed Psychologists
- Psychological Assistants
- Registered Psychologists
______________________ may practice independently in public or private settings.
_______________________ must have at least a master's degree, and may provide limited psychological services under the direct supervision of the licensed psychologist or board certified psychiatrist to whom they are registered.
_______________________ must have at least a doctoral degree and 1,500 hours of supervised professional experience (SPE). They are registered to provide psychological services at nonprofit community agencies that receive a minimum of 25% of their funding from government sources.
Registration for Registered Psychologists is in effect for _________________ from the date of issuance and cannot be renewed.
Registered Psychologists __________ re-register as a Registered Psychologist to the same agency upon termination of a prior registration.
The practice of psychology is defined as:
"Providing to individuals, groups, ________________, or the public any psychological service involving the application of psychological _______________, methods, and procedures of understanding, _______________, and influencing behavior."
The BOP investigates allegations of 3 types, and institutes disciplinary action when warranted. These allegations include:
- Unprofessional conduct
- Illegal behavior
The BOP periodically checks to ensure providers are in compliance with the code; the standard of ethical conduct is based on the _______________________.
APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.
To facilitate its goal of protecting consumers, the BOP requires that all licensees and registrants post a _____________________, detailing a contact address, website, e-mail address, and telephone number where questions and complaints may be directed.
Notice to Consumers.
The Board of Psychology consists of ___ members, ___ of whom are public members, and ___ of whom are licensed psychologists.
Board members hold terms for ___ years, and members may serve no more than ___ consecutive terms.