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The Board of Examiners of Psychology administers and enforces the statutory authority and monitors the needs of the consuming public. The board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of psychology. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 319.
The Board of Examiners of Psychology performs primary source verification of education in the form of sealed transcripts for all applicants before granting license in accordance with the following administrative regulations: 201 KAR 26:200 and 201 KAR 26:300.
Proposed Rules for Public Comment
The Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) Commission has published Proposed Rules for consideration and comment. The Proposed Rules can be found HERE.
These Proposed Rules are open for a period of 60 days for public comment for those stakeholders interested in providing such comment. The deadline for submission of written comments is Oct. 3, 2023. Written comments can be submitted via the PSYPACT website and submitted to the PSYPACT Commission no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Oct. 3, 2023.
A public hearing will be conducted as part of the PSYPACT Commission’s Annual Meeting via Zoom on Nov. 16, 2023, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. Interested parties may participate and notification will be posted to the PSYPACT website -- https://psypact.site-ym.com/page/Meetings --30 days prior to the meeting with call-in information provided.