(a) Pursuant to §§ 5-44-6 and 5-44-23(f) and rules and regulations promulgated hereunder, a temporary permit to practice psychology
under supervision may be granted to a candidate for licensure who has paid the required
fee as set forth in § 23-1-54 and has satisfied the following requirements:
(1) Filed an application for licensure with all required supporting materials;
(2) Has received a doctoral degree in accordance with § 5-44-9, and successfully completed one thousand five hundred (1,500) hours of supervision
satisfactory to the board as specified in the rules and regulations;
(3) Shall only practice under the appropriate supervision of a licensed psychologist
as delineated in the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder;
(4) Shall refrain from using the title “psychologist” or representing himself or herself
as a psychologist other than by using the title “psychology student,” “psychology
trainee,” “psychology intern,” or “psychology resident”; and
(5) The temporary permit shall be valid for a period of two (2) years from the date
(b) Temporary permit holders may request from the board a one-year extension. Such an extension may be granted at the discretion of the board upon review of the
applicant's circumstances. This extension shall only be granted once.
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