Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 44

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-44-9

§ 5-44-9. Qualifications of psychologists.

An applicant for licensure shall submit to the board written evidence acceptable to the department that the applicant:

(1) Is of good moral character;

(2) Has received a doctorate degree in psychology from a college or university whose program of study for that degree at that time meets or exceeds the stated requirements for approval by the American Psychological Association, or its equivalent in terms of excellence of education and training, or a doctorate degree in an allied field whose education and training requirements are substantially similar to current American Psychological Association standards of accreditation for the granting of a doctorate in psychology;

(3) Has had the requisite supervised experience as deemed acceptable to the board as delineated in the rules and regulations;

(4) Has passed an examination conducted by the board to determine his or her qualification for licensure as a psychologist, or is applying under the provisions of § 5-44-11.

History of Section.
P.L. 1969, ch. 233, § 2; P.L. 1983, ch. 253, § 16; P.L. 1992, ch. 469, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 204, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 303, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 416, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 176, § 13; P.L. 2018, ch. 289, § 13.