2011 Wyoming Statutes
33-27-117. Requirements for licensure.

WY Stat § 33-27-117 (1997 through Reg Sess) What's This?

(a) The board shall issue a license as a psychologist to any applicant who files an application upon a form and in a manner as prescribed by the board, accompanied by the appropriate fee and who furnishes satisfactory evidence to the board of the following which evidence shall comply with rules and regulations of the board:

(i) The applicant's honesty, truthfulness, integrity and competency;

(ii) The applicant's receipt of a doctoral degree from a program of graduate study in psychology as defined in the rules and regulations, awarded by an institution of higher education;

(iii) The applicant's completion of two (2) years of supervised professional experience which may be completed prior and subsequent to the granting of the degree required under paragraph (ii) of this subsection;

(iv) The applicant's successful completion of the examination for professional practice in psychology and any other written or oral examinations prescribed by the board. The acceptable level of performance for all examinations and policies regarding reexamination of failed applicants shall be determined by the board.

(b) The board may waive any examination if a psychologist has been licensed in another jurisdiction and if the requirements for licensure in that jurisdiction are equal to, or exceed, the requirements for licensure in this state.

(c) A person licensed as a psychologist or school psychologist in this state on June 30, 2009 shall be deemed to have met all requirements for licensure under this act and shall be eligible for renewal of licensure as a psychologist in accordance with this act.

(d) The board may issue a provisional license to an applicant who does not meet all the requirements in this section if the board finds that:

(i) A need for psychological services exists in a rural part of Wyoming; and

(ii) The applicant is employed by a state or community mental health center.

(e) The board may issue a temporary license to an applicant who is licensed or certified by a board of psychology of another United States state or territory, or of a foreign country or province whose standards are equal to or exceed the requirements for licensure as a psychologist in this state. A temporary licensee may offer services as a psychologist in this state for not more than thirty (30) working days in any year without holding a permanent license issued under this act. The temporary licensee shall report the nature and extent of the licensee's practice in this state to the board if that practice exceeds twenty (20) working days in any one (1) calendar year.

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