Oregon Statutes - Chapter 675 - Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Clinical Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists - Section 675.110 - Powers of board; rules; fees.
The State Board of Psychologist Examiners shall have the following powers, in addition to the powers otherwise granted under ORS 675.010 to 675.150, and shall have all powers necessary or proper to carry the granted powers into effect:
(1) To determine qualifications of applicants to practice psychology in this state; to cause to have examinations prepared, conducted and graded and to grant licensing to qualified applicants upon their compliance with the provisions of ORS 675.010 to 675.150 and the rules of the board.
(2) To grant or deny renewal of licenses, and to renew licenses which have lapsed for nonpayment of the renewal fee, subject to the provisions of ORS 675.010 to 675.150.
(3) To suspend or revoke licenses, subject to ORS 675.010 to 675.150.
(4) To issue letters of reprimand, to impose probationary periods with the authority to restrict the scope of practice of a licensed psychologist or to require practice under supervision.
(5) To impose civil penalties not to exceed $1,000.
(6) To restore licenses which have been suspended or revoked or voided by nonpayment of the renewal fee.
(7)(a) To collect fees for application, examination and licensing of applicants, for renewal of licenses, and for issuance of limited permits, such fees to be used to defray the expenses of the board as provided in ORS 675.140.
(b) The board may collect a delinquent renewal fee for licenses renewed after the deadline for renewal but before the grace period for renewal has expired.
(8) To investigate alleged violations of ORS 675.010 to 675.150.
(9) To issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses, take testimony, administer oaths or affirmations to witnesses, conduct hearings, require the production of relevant documents in all proceedings pertaining to the duties and powers of the board.
(10) To enforce ORS 675.010 to 675.150 and to exercise general supervision over the practice of psychology in this state.
(11) To adopt a common seal.
(12) To formulate a code of professional conduct for the practice of psychology giving particular consideration to the Ethical Standards of Psychologists promulgated by the American Psychological Association.
(13) To establish standards of service and training and educational qualifications for the rendering of ethical psychological services in this state, including the formulation of standards for the issuance of licenses for areas of special competence.
(14) To formulate and enforce continuing education requirements for duly licensed psychologists to ensure the highest quality of professional services to the public.
(15) To deny renewal of a license, or renewal of a license that has lapsed for nonpayment of the renewal fee, unless the applicant completes, or provides documentation of previous completion of:
(a) A pain management education program approved by the board and developed in conjunction with the Pain Management Commission established under ORS 409.500; or
(b) An equivalent pain management education program, as determined by the board.
(16) For the purpose of requesting a state or nationwide criminal records check under ORS 181.534, to require the fingerprints of a person who is:
(a) Applying for a license that is issued by the board;
(b) Applying for renewal of a license that is issued by the board; or
(c) Under investigation by the board.
(17) Subject to the applicable provisions of ORS chapter 183, to adopt reasonable rules to carry out the provisions of ORS 675.010 to 675.150. [1963 c.396 §12; 1973 c.39 §1; 1973 c.777 §12; 1983 c.289 §1; 1985 c.90 §10; 2001 c.987 §12; 2003 c.630 §§1,2; 2005 c.730 §§62,63; 2007 c.94 §1]Section: Previous 675.070 675.075 675.080 675.085 675.087 675.090 675.100 675.110 675.115 675.120 675.130 675.140 675.150 675.210 675.220 Next
Last modified: August 7, 2008