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74-5349.Establishment of specialties within practice of psychology authorized; rules and regulations; standards; fees; unlawful acts. (a) In accordance with the provisions of this section, the board may establish specialties within the practice of psychology and provide for the endorsement of licensed psychologists in such specialties. The board shall adopt rules and regulations applicable to the endorsement of specialties which:

(1) Establish categories of specialties within the practice of psychology which are consistent with specialties recognized by the profession of psychology;

(2) establish education, training and qualifications necessary for endorsement for each category of specialty established by the board at a level adequate to assure the competent performance by licensed psychologists of the specialty such person is authorized to perform; and

(3) define each category of specialty established under this section and establish limitations and restrictions on each category, as appropriate. The definition of each category of specialty established under this paragraph (a)(3) shall be consistent with the education, training and qualifications required to obtain an endorsement in that category of specialty and shall be consistent with the protection of the public health and safety.

(b) The board may fix by rule and regulation an application fee for endorsement in a specialty and shall fix a biennial renewal fee for endorsement in a specialty.  The application fee and biennial renewal fee shall not exceed $150.  Any such fee shall be in addition to other fees collected by the board under the licensure of psychologists act of the state of Kansas.

(c) A licensed psychologist holding an endorsement from the board in a specialty within the practice of psychology may represent to the public that such person is endorsed in such specialty.  It shall be unlawful for any person not endorsed in a specialty within the practice of psychology to intentionally represent to the public that such person is endorsed in such specialty.

(d) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the licensure of psychologists act of the state of Kansas.

History: L. 1986, ch. 300, § 1; L. 1990, ch. 286, § 5; May 24.



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