Businesses and Professions


SECTION 5-44-13

§ 5-44-13. Temporary license.

(a) Pursuant to §§ 5-44-6 and 5-44-23(e) of this chapter and rules and regulations promulgated hereunder, a temporary permit to practice psychology under supervision may be granted to a candidate for licensure who has paid the required fee as set forth in § 23-1-54 and has satisfied the following requirements:

(1) Filed an application for licensure with all required supporting materials;

(2) Has received a doctoral degree in accordance with § 5-44-10, and successfully completed one thousand five hundred (1,500) hours of supervision satisfactory to the board as specified in the rules and regulations;

(3) Shall only practice under the appropriate supervision of a licensed psychologist as delineated in the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder;

(4) Shall refrain from using the title "psychologist" or representing himself or herself as a psychologist other than by using the title "psychology student", "psychology trainee" or "psychology intern", or "psychology resident"; and

(5) The temporary permit shall be valid for a period of two (2) years from the date of issuance.

(b) Temporary permit holders may request from the board a one year extension. Such an extension may be granted at the discretion of the board upon review of the applicant's circumstances. This extension shall only be granted once.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1993, ch. 70, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 77, art. 14, § 17; P.L. 2007, ch. 73, art. 39, § 15; P.L. 2008, ch. 303, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 416, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 41, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 76, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 9, § 17.)