201 KAR 26:225. Renewal and reinstatement.

 

      RELATES TO: 319.071

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 319.032(1)(c), 319.032(2)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 319.032(1)(c) requires the Board of Examiners of Psychology to promulgate an administrative regulation setting the requirements for issuing and denying an applicant for licensure. KRS 319.032(2) authorizes the board to promulgate administrative regulations as it deems necessary for the proper administration of KRS Chapter 319. This administrative regulation establishes the renewal and reinstatement processes.

 

      Section 1. (1) To apply for renewal, a licensed psychologist, certified psychologist with autonomous functioning, or licensed psychological practitioner shall:

      (a) Submit a completed Renewal Application to the board;

      (b) Pay to the board the appropriate renewal fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 1(5); and

      (c) Have completed thirty-nine (39) continuing education hours established in 201 KAR 26:175, Section 2(1).

      (2) After the renewal date but during the three (3) month grace period, a licensed psychologist, certified psychologist with autonomous functioning, or licensed psychological practitioner shall:

      (a) Submit a completed Renewal Application to the board;

      (b) Pay to the board the appropriate renewal fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 1(5);

      (c) Pay to the board a late fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 2; and

      (d) Have completed thirty-nine (39) continuing education hours established in 201 KAR 26:175, Section 2(1).

      (3) After the three (3) month grace period but less than three (3) years of cancelation, a licensed psychologist, certified psychologist with autonomous functioning, or licensed psychological practitioner shall:

      (a) Submit a completed Renewal Application to the board;

      (b) Pay to the board the appropriate renewal fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 1(5);

      (c) Pay to the board a late fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 2;

      (d) Pay to the board a reinstatement fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 3; and

      (e) Complete thirty-nine (39) continuing education hours obtained within the three (3) years prior to the date of application for reinstatement.

      (4) After three (3) years of cancelation, a licensed psychologist, certified psychologist with autonomous functioning, or licensed psychological practitioner shall:

      (a) Submit a new completed application to the board;

      (b) Pay to the board the appropriate fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 1; and

      (c) Successfully complete the oral and structured examinations on Kentucky mental health law, ethical principles, and professional practice established in 201 KAR 26:230, Section 3(1)(b) and (4).

 

      Section 2. (1) To apply for renewal, a certified psychologist or licensed psychological associate shall:

      (a) Submit a completed Renewal Application to the board;

      (b) Pay to the board the appropriate renewal fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 1(6); and

      (c) Have completed thirty-nine (39) continuing education hours established in 201 KAR 26:175, Section 2(1).

      (2) After the renewal date but during the three (3) month grace period, a certified psychologist or licensed psychological associate shall:

      (a) Submit a completed Renewal Application to the board;

      (b) Pay to the board the appropriate renewal fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 1(6);

      (c) Pay to the board a late fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 2; and

      (d) Complete thirty-nine (39) continuing education hours established in 201 KAR 26:175, Section 2(1).

      (3) After the three (3) month grace period but less than three (3) years of cancelation, a certified psychologist or licensed psychological associate shall:

      (a) Submit a completed Renewal Application to the board;

      (b) Pay to the board the appropriate renewal fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 1(5);

      (c) Pay to the board a late fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 2;

      (d) Pay to the board a reinstatement fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 3; and

      (e) Complete thirty-nine (39) continuing education hours obtained within the three (3) years prior to the date of application for reinstatement.

      (4) After three (3) years of cancelation, a certified psychologist or licensed psychological associate shall:

      (a) Submit a new completed application to the board; and

      (b) Pay to the board the appropriate fee established in 201 KAR 26:160, Section 1.

 

      Section 3. A person who previously held a credential issued by the board and applies three (3) years or more beyond the date of cancelation shall be required to meet current initial licensure requirements.

 

      Section 4. A credential holder may continue to practice during the grace period.

 

      Section 5. A person shall not engage in the practice of psychology after a license has been canceled.

 

      Section 6. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Renewal Application", March 2017, is incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology, 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (43 Ky.R. 1900; 44 Ky.R. 37; eff. 7-17-2017)