(A) Pursuant to division (A)(1) of section 4732.11 of the Revised Code the board prescribes that applicants for a psychologist license shall demonstrate a passing score on the nationally-administered "Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology" (EPPP) as evidenced by receipt in the board office of a passing score directly from the "Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards." Information about the passing score on the EPPP is available on the board's website www.psychology.ohio.gov or by calling the board office.
(B) Upon determination by the examiner that an individual applicant meets the requirements for admission to the EPPP, the board shall notify the applicant regarding eligibility for admission to the examination.
(C) Pursuant to division (B)(1) of section 4732.11 of the Revised Code the board hereby prescribes that applicants for a school psychologist license shall evidence a passing score on the nationally-administered credentialing test required by the Ohio department of education or the national school psychology certification board, whether it is the Praxis series school psychology test (Praxis) or a successor examination, by having the score sent directly to the board office by the "Educational Testing Service" or other entity approved by the board. Candidates for the school psychologist license are not required to receive authorization from the board to be admitted to the nationally-administered credentialing test for school psychologist licensure.
(D) Pursuant to section 4732.12 of the Revised Code the board will review all examination results and thereafter determine whether the applicant has earned a passing score.
(E) After successfully completing the appropriate national examination, and pursuant to division (A)(2) and division (B)(2) of section 4721.11 of the Revised Code, each applicant for a psychologist or school psychologist license must pass an examination administered under the direction of the board. The exam may include, but is not limited to:
(1) Chapter 4732. of the Revised Code;
(2) "Rules Governing Psychologists and School Psychologists," promulgated by the state board of psychology, (rules 4732-1-01 to 4732-21-01 of the Administrative Code);
(3) Related provisions of the Revised Code;
(4) Professional ethical principles;
(5) Professional standards of care.
(F) Any applicant attempting to give or giving or attempting to obtain or obtaining aid during the examination for a psychologist or a school psychologist license shall be dismissed from the examination with the consequence of an automatic failure on the examination.
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