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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 21TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS
CHAPTER 465RULES OF PRACTICE
RULE §465.3Providers of Psychological Services

(a) Psychologists shall employ or utilize an individual to provide psychological services, in any setting not specifically exempt under §501.004(a)(1) of the Psychologists' Licensing Act (the Act), only if:

  (1) The individual is licensed by this Board; or

  (2) The individual is specifically exempted from licensure requirements by §501.004(a)(2) of the Act, relating to provision of services as part of a supervised course of study by students, residents or interns pursuing a course of study in a recognized training institution or facility; or,

  (3) The individual is engaged in post-doctoral supervision for purposes of satisfying §501.252(b)(2) of the Act; or

  (4) The individual is completing supervised experience for purposes of satisfying §501.260(b)(3) of the Act, relating to Licensed Specialist in School Psychology; or

  (5) The individual is completing supervised experience for purposes of satisfying the requirements to become a licensed professional listed in §501.004(b) of the Act.

(b) Licensees who contract either individually or with a third-party contract provider to provide psychological services in settings where the Act does not apply pursuant to §501.004 of the Act ("exempt" settings) are not themselves exempt from the Act. In some cases, a licensee may have to follow state or federal guidelines or laws that conflict with Board rules. In those cases, the conflicting guidelines or laws supersede Board rules.


Source Note: The provisions of this §465.3 adopted to be effective September 4, 1997, 22 TexReg 8546; amended to be effective June 3, 1999, 24 TexReg 4017; amended to be effective March 13, 2000, 25 TexReg 2061; amended to be effective September 13, 2001, 26 TexReg 6930; amended to be effective March 5, 2003, 28 TexReg 1895; amended to be effective September 10, 2007, 32 TexReg 6155; amended to be effective June 5, 2008, 33 TexReg 4324; amended to be effective April 19, 2016, 41 TexReg 2769; amended to be effective September 26, 2017, 42 TexReg 5139

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