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Florida Statutes and Rules Affecting the Practice of Psychology

Author: Florida

Course Created: 2021

Practice Level: Advanced

No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
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Course Summary

This course is derived from the Florida statutes and rules affecting the practice of psychology – Chapters 490 and rule 64B19. This course, when combined with another ethics course, meets the Florida requirements which state: Three (3) of the forty (40) hours must be on professional ethics and Florida statutes and rules affecting the practice of psychology.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain statutes and rules related to confidentiality, privilege, and other aspects of practicing psychology in the state of Florida
  • Identify penalties for violating the state statutes and rules
  • Describe the requirements governing advertisements, specialty practices, and retention of records

Course Syllabus

  1. Chapter 49
    1. Definitions
    2. Board of Psychology
    3. Licensure by examination
    4. Provisional licensure; requirements
    5. Licensure by endorsement
    6. Renewal of license
    7. Continuing education; approval of providers, programs, and courses; proof of completion
    8. Discipline
    9. Sexual misconduct
    10. Violations; penalties; injunction
    11. Licensed school psychologists; private sector services
    12. Exemptions
    13. Practice of hypnosis
    14. Practice of sex therapy
    15. The practice of juvenile sexual offender therapy
    16. Confidentiality and privileged communications
    17. Psychologist and school psychologist records
    18. Specialties
    19. Duties of the department
  2. CHAPTER 64B19-10, provider #1115, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. maintains responsibility for this course. ASWB ACE Approval Period: 07/08/21-07/08/24.

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