SB 397 Changes the requirements for initial licensure as a psychologist
Sponsor: Wallingford
LR Number: 1598S.03I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Professional Registration
Last Action: 4/3/2017 - Voted Do Pass S Professional Registration Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2017

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Current Bill Summary

SB 397 - This act changes the experience requirements for initial licensure as a psychologist. Under the provisions of the act, supervised professional experience may be accrued through preinternship, internship, predoctoral postinternship, or postdoctoral experiences. Each applicant must complete 1,500 hours of supervised professional experience as part of his or her required internship, along with an additional 2,000 hours through preinternship, predoctoral postinternship, internship, or postdoctoral experiences.

This act is identical to provisions contained in CCS/HCS/SB 501 (2017) and similar to SCS/HCS/HB 316 (2017) and a provision contained in SB 366 (2017).