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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 30TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
CHAPTER 681PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
SUBCHAPTER CCODE OF ETHICS
RULE §681.43Testing

(a) Prior to or following the administration of any test, a licensee must make known to clients the purposes and explicit use to be made of the test as a part of a professional counseling relationship.

(b) A licensee must not appropriate, reproduce, or modify copyrighted tests or any parts thereof without the acknowledgment and permission of the copyright owner.

(c) A licensee must not administer any test without the appropriate training and experience to administer and interpret the test.

(d) A licensee must observe the necessary precautions to maintain the security of any test administered by the license or under the licensee's supervision.

(e) In accordance with the §503.003(b)(1) of the Act, the use of standardized projective techniques is prohibited. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to, the Rorschach Inkblot Test, the Holtzman Inkblot Test, the Thematic Apperception Test, the Children's Apperception Test, and the Senior Apperception Test.


Source Note: The provisions of this §681.43 adopted to be effective September 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 4134; amended to be effective April 27, 2008, 33 TexReg 3268; amended to be effective December 12, 2013, 38 TexReg 8889; amended to be effective February 28, 2019, 44 TexReg 844

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