SECTION 86:20-25-1. Requirements for licensure by endorsement  


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  • (a)   The Board shall issue a license by full endorsement to an applicant who is licensed as a behavioral practitioner in another jurisdiction and who meets the following:
    (1)   Possess a behavioral practitioner's license which is active and in good standing, with no history of suspension or revocation against license;
    (2)   Fulfill the requirements of Section 1935 (A), (B), and (C) of the Act;
    (3)   Possess at least a masters degree from a program in psychology from a regionally accredited college or university;
    (4)   Pass the LBP State Standards Test; and
    (5)   Pass the Practice Examination of Psychological Knowledge unless the applicant has passed a written examination that, in the judgment of the Board, is substantially equivalent to the examination established by the Board
    (b)   The Board shall issue a two (2) year, non-renewable, license by endorsement to applicants seeking full endorsement who do not fulfill the requirements set forth in subsection 86:20-25-1(a) of this Chapter, under the following conditions:
    (1)   The applicant must show proof of continuous practice in counseling for five (5) years prior to application in Oklahoma;
    (2)   The applicant must show proof of behavioral practitioner license in the other jurisdiction is current and in good standing, with no history of suspension or revocation against the license;
    (3)   The applicant takes and passes the examinations as provided in subsection 86:20-17-1 of this Chapter; and,
    (4)   The applicant completes all deficient course work to meet the academic requirements as provided in subchapter 7 of this Chapter.
    (c)   The license by endorsement will expire after two years from the date of issue. Failure to fulfill the requirements as provided in this subsection, within the two (2) year licensure period, will require the applicant to fulfill licensure requirements set forth in Section 1935 (C)(2)(3) of the Act.
[Source: Added at 32 Ok Reg 175, eff 4-23-14 (emergency); Added at 32 Ok Reg 1587, eff 9-11-15]