SB 0816 Revises Licensing Standards For Psychologists
LR Number:S3037.01I Fiscal Note:3037-01
Committee:Aging, Families and Mental Health
Last Action:03/05/96 - Bill Combined w/SCS SBs 604, 666 & 816
Title:SCS SBs 604, 666 & 816
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 816 - This act strengthens the licensing standards for psychologists in the state of Missouri. First, it removes the licensing exemption currently granted to hypnotherapists.

The act would also require that all psychologist employees hired by governmental agencies after August 28, 1996 must be licensed psychologist or in the process of meeting the required hours of supervised professional experience necessary for licensure.

The act would also remove the licensure exemption from school psychologists, persons performing psychotherapy activities or services with a Doctoral degree in Anthropology.