Oregon Statutes - Chapter 675 - Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Clinical Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists - Section 675.090 - Application of ORS 675.010 to 675.150.
(1) ORS 675.010 to 675.150 do not apply to:
(a) A person who teaches psychology, conducts psychological research or provides consulting services to an organization or institution provided that the teaching, research or consulting services do not involve the delivery or supervision of direct psychological services to individuals who are themselves, rather than a third party, the beneficiaries of the services, regardless of the source or extent of payment for the services rendered. Nothing in ORS 675.010 to 675.150 shall prevent the provision of expert testimony by psychologists who are otherwise exempted by this subsection. A person performing the functions authorized by this paragraph may use the title “psychologist” only if the person holds a doctoral degree in psychology from an approved doctoral program in psychology.
(b) A person who is either:
(A) A matriculated graduate student pursuing a graduate degree in professional psychology at an approved doctoral program in psychology;
(B) A student pursuing postdoctoral training or experience in professional psychology, including a person seeking to fulfill the licensure requirements established in ORS 675.010 to 675.150; or
(C) A person pursuing certification or licensure or a graduate degree in any of the certified or licensed professions otherwise exempted from ORS 675.010 to 675.150.
(c) A person who is licensed or certified by the State of Oregon to provide mental health services, provided that the services are rendered within the person’s lawful scope of practice and that the person does not use the title “psychologist” in connection with the activities authorized in this paragraph.
(d) A person who is licensed, certified or otherwise authorized by the State of Oregon to render professional services, provided that the services are rendered within the person’s lawful scope of practice and that the person does not use the title “psychologist” in connection with the activities authorized under this paragraph.
(e) A person who is employed by a local, state or federal government agency, or employed by a community mental health program or drug and alcohol treatment program licensed or certified by the State of Oregon to the extent that the person’s activities and services are rendered within the person’s scope of employment and are performed within the confines of the employing agency and provided that the person does not use the title “psychologist” in connection with the activities authorized under this paragraph.
(f) A person who is a recognized member of the clergy, provided that the person is acting in the person’s ministerial capacity and does not use the title “psychologist.”
(g) A person who has credentials as a school psychologist if the person is an employee of an educational institution and restricts the person’s practice to activities within a school setting. A person acting under this paragraph may use the title “school psychologist.”
(2) A person described in subsection (1)(b) of this section may use the title “psychological trainee,” “psychological intern,” “psychologist resident” or “psychologist associate resident” if the person is pursuing the education or training described in subsection (1)(b) of this section under the supervision and responsibility of a licensed psychologist in accordance with the rules adopted by the State Board of Psychologist Examiners.
(3) Nothing in this section shall exempt from ORS 675.010 to 675.150 a person whose license to practice psychology is revoked or suspended because the person engaged in sexual activity with a client. [1963 c.396 §10; 1971 c.362 §2; 1973 c.777 §8; 1985 c.90 §9; 1989 c.491 §66; 1991 c.67 §178; 1993 c.585 §6; 1995 c.810 §3; 1997 c.249 §205]
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Last modified: August 7, 2008