2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Section 45:14B
45:14B-6 - Activities of unlicensed practicing psychologist

45:14B-6.  Activities of unlicensed practicing psychologist

6.  Any individual who is not a licensed practicing psychologist shall not be limited in his activities:

(a)  As part of his duties as an employee of:

(1)  an accredited academic institution, a federal, State, county or local governmental institution or agency, or a research facility while performing those duties for which he was employed by such an institution, agency or facility;

(2)  a business organization, while performing those duties for which he was employed by such an organization, and providing the purposes of such an organization do not include the offer to practice, or the practice of, psychology as defined in section 2(b) of this act;

(3)  an organization which is nonprofit and which is, in the opinion of the board, a bona fide community agency, while performing those duties for which he was employed by such an agency under the direct supervision of a licensed practicing psychologist.  For the purposes of this subsection a "community agency" means a nonprofit organization supported wholly or in a major part by public funds.

(b)  As required by his employer to the pupils, students or other normal clientele within the scope of his employment but not to the general public, provided he is employed by a private elementary or secondary school that requires its psychologists to be certified as school psychologists by the New Jersey State Department of Education.

(c)  As a student of psychology, psychological intern or person preparing for the practice of psychology under qualified supervision in a training institution or facility recognized by the board provided he is designated by such titles as "psychological intern," "psychological trainee" or others, clearly indicating such training status.

(d)  As a practicing psychologist for a period not to exceed 10 consecutive business days or 15 business days in any 90-day period, if he resides outside, and his major practice is outside, of the State of New Jersey and gives the board a summary of his qualifications and a minimum of 10 days' written notice of his intention to practice in the State of New Jersey under this section 6(d), provided he (1) is certified or licensed in another State under requirements the board considers to be the equivalent of requirements for licensing under this act or (2) resides in a State which does not certify or license psychologists and the board considers his professional qualifications to be the equivalent of requirements for licensing under this act; and is not adjudged and notified by the board that he is ineligible for licensing under this act.

(e)  As a practicing psychologist for a period not exceeding one year, if he has a temporary permit therefor which the board may issue upon his filing of an application for licensing under this act.

(f)  As a practicing psychologist for a period not exceeding three years under the supervision of a licensed practicing psychologist or a person designated by the board as an eligible supervisor, if he has a temporary permit therefor which the board may issue upon his completion of all the requirements for licensing under this act except the supervised experience requirement.

(g)  As a practicing psychologist certified as a school psychologist by the State Department of Education and performing services on behalf of a local school district to students for whom the school district is responsible to provide services.

L.1966,c.282,s.6; amended 1997, c.140, s.1.

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