|SB 0604||Education for Psychologists; Provisional Counselor Licensure|
|LR Number:||L2435.05T||Fiscal Note:||2435-04|
|Committee:||Aging, Families and Mental Health|
|Last Action:||07/10/96 - Signed by Governor|
|Title:||HS/HCS/SCS/SBs 604, 666 & 816|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1996|
HS/HCS/SCS/SBs 604, 666 & 816 - The act requires that all psychologist employees hired by governmental agencies after August 28, 1996, be licensed psychologists or in the process of meeting the required hours of supervised professional experience necessary for licensure. This act further requires any psychologist, when renewing his or her license, to submit proof showing completion of 40 hours of continuing education for the two-year period preceding the renewal date as provided in section 337.050, RSMo.
In addition, the Division of Professional Registration shall
issue a provisional license to those counselors who meet all the
requirements for licensure, except the requirement of one or two
years of supervised counseling experience.