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Tennessee State Code Rules and Regulations Related to the Practice of Psychology

2021 Update

About the Course

This course is ONLY approved for Psychologists in the state of Tennessee.

This course addresses the requirement that licensed psychologists in Tennessee review and abide by the following: 2020 Tennessee Code Title 63, Chapter 11 (Parts 1 and 2) and Rules & Regulations of the State of Tennessee Title 1180 – Board of Examiners in Psychology. This course does not include the professional ethics component that is required by state law. Please view the courses in our ethics category for this part of the requirement.

This course is based on the Tennessee State Code Rules and Regulations Related to the Practice of Psychology created by State of Tennessee in 2020 and 2021.

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Course Material Author

State of Tennessee

State of Tennessee authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist
Anna Hollis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist currently living near Detroit, Michigan. She is licensed as a psychologist in 2 states (Michigan and South Carolina) and certified as a school psychologist in in 5 states (South Carolina, Michigan, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Maryland). She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP); and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Dr. Hollis obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Trauma-Informed Practice; and Urban School Psychology.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for licensed psychologists practicing in the State of Tennessee seeking to fulfill the licensure requirements to review the Tennessee Code Title 63, Chapter 11 and the Rules & Regulations of the State of Tennessee Title 1180 - Board of Examiners in Psychology, as well as for professionals who plan to seek licensure in Tennessee. This course is appropriate for all levels of practitioners.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Recognize the licensure requirements in Tennessee for psychologists, psychological examiners, senior psychological examiners, and certified psychological assistants.
  2. Identify the rules and regulations described in the updated 2020 2020 Tennessee Code Title 63 - Professions of the Healing Arts, Chapter 11 - Psychologists.
  3. Describe the rules and regulations of the State of Tennessee Title 1180: Board of Examiners in Psychology.
  4. Discuss the scope of practice for psychologists, psychological examiners, senior psychological examiners, and certified psychological assistants.
  5. Describe and discuss the general provisions regarding the practice of psychology in Tennessee, including, but not limited to, levels of practice, privileged communications, and restrictions on methods of treatment.

Disclosure to Learners

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Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 103205
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