4732-9-03 Computation and attainment of experience.

(A) When the application pertains to licensure as a psychologist under division (B) (3)(d) of section 4732.10 of the Revised Code, each year of supervised professional experience in psychological work of a type satisfactory to the board, as described in paragraph (H) of rule 4732-9-01 of the Administrative Code, shall include at least eighteen hundred hours of work within one calendar year or at least eighteen hundred hours of part-time work within a period not to exceed three calendar years. In no event shall any applicant under division (B) of section 4732.10 of the Revised Code receive credit for more than one year of such supervised professional training experience for activities performed over any twelve-month period, with forty hours per week being the maximum credited.

(B) When the application pertains to licensure as a school psychologist, each of the four years of required experience, as described in paragraph (C) of rule 4732-9-02 of the Administrative Code, shall include at least nine months' full-time work at thirty-five hours per week or the equivalence of same in part-time work which shall be completed within a period not to exceed three calendar years. The twenty-seven months of full-time experience provided for in division (C) (6) of section 4732.10 of the Revised Code shall be distributed over a period of at least three school years of nine months each. In no event shall the applicant receive credit for more than one year of training or experience for activities performed over any twelve-month period.

(C) Psychology licensure candidates may be admitted by the board to the examination for professional practice in psychology (EPPP) upon the board's determination that the candidate has completed a qualifying doctoral degree and the required internship.

(D) The passing score on the EPPP is set by the board, in consultation with the association of state and provincial psychology boards, and is available on the board's license application, the board website, or by calling the board office.

(E) The thirty six hundred hour professional training sequence required of the applicant shall be deemed sufficient by the board before a candidate, will be admitted to the oral examination required pursuant to the requirement in paragraph (E) of rule 4732-11-01 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 10/13/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 07/23/2014 and 09/18/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4732.06
Rule Amplifies: 4732.06 , 4732.10 . 4732.15
Prior Effective Dates: 4/15/75, 12/30/77, 9/1/81, 10/1/90, 1/8/10, 12/6/10