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RULE ADOPTIONS
VOLUME 42, ISSUE 15
ISSUE DATE: AUGUST 2, 2010
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
STATE BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINERS

Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:42-5.4 and 6.1
Adopted New Rule: N.J.A.C. 13:42-2.4

Degrees Earned Outside the United States ; License without Examination; Board Fees

Proposed: November 16, 2009 at 41 N.J.R. 4182(a).
Adopted: May 3, 2010 by the State Board of Psychological Examiners, Nancy E. Friedman, Ph.D., Chair.

Filed: July 6, 2010 as R.2010 d.167, without change .
Authority: N.J.S.A. 45:14B-13.

Effective Date: August 2, 2010.
Expiration Date: July 2, 2014.

Federal Standards Statement

A Federal standards analysis is not required because there are no Federal laws or standards applicable to the adopted amendments and new rule.

Full text of the adoption follows:

SUBCHAPTER 2. INITIAL QUALIFICATIONS

13:42-2.4 Degrees earned outside the United States

(a) An applicant for licensure trained in an educational institution outside the United States shall demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Board that he or she possesses a doctorate degree in psychology that is equivalent to a degree earned from a regionally accredited university in the United States .

(b) Individuals who apply pursuant to (a) above shall provide the Board with a comprehensive evaluation of their degree performed by World Education Services, Inc. (WES) or a foreign credential evaluation service that is member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) and acceptable to the Board, and any other documentation the Board deems necessary.

SUBCHAPTER 5. EXAMINATION

13:42-5.4 License without examination

(a) (No change.)

(b) A psychologist who obtained the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) Certificate of Professional Qualification (CPQ) in psychology prior to June 30, 2006, and who meets all other requirements of New Jersey law, shall be licensed following satisfactory completion of an oral interview with the Board or designated member(s) thereof.

SUBCHAPTER 6. BOARD FEES

13:42-6.1 Board Fees

(a) Charges for examinations, licensure and other services are:

1. (No change.)

2. Examination fee: $ 300.00 oral.

3.-4. (No change.)

5. Late renewal fee in addition to biennial renewal:

i. (No change.)

6.-10. (No change.)

(b) It is the candidate's responsibility to see that all mandated fees reach the Board office as follows:

1. Application, examination, reexamination and reinstatement fees are required to initiate Board action on one's behalf;

2. An initial license fee is required upon notice of successful completion of candidacy and before issuance of a license; and

3. (No change.)

   
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