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10.36.10.00.htm 10.36.10.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 36 BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS Chapter 10 Telepsychology Authority: Health Occupations Article, §1-901―1-903, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.36.10.01.htm 10.36.10.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to all psychologists and psychology associates in Maryland who engage in the practice of psychology using telepsychology.
10.36.10.02.htm 10.36.10.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Board” means the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists.. 2) “Client” means the individual, couple, family, group, business, agency, school, organization, or association that the psychologist or psychology associate provides, or has provided, with professional services.3) “Psychologist” means an individual who is licensed by the Board to practice psychology..
10.36.10.03.htm 10.36.10.03. 03 Licensure.. An individual shall be licensed with the Board as a psychologist or registered with the Board as a psychology associate in order to engage in the practice of psychology using telepsychology in Maryland if one or both of the following occurs:A. The individual practicing telepsychology is physically located in Maryland: or. B. The client is in Maryland..
10.36.10.04.htm 10.36.10.04. 04 Standards of Practice for Telepsychology.. A. Before providing telepsychology services, a psychologist or psychology associate shall develop and follow a procedure to:1) Verify the identification of the client receiving telepsychology services;. 2) Obtain informed consent specific to telepsychology services using appropriate language understandable to the client;3) Prevent access to data by unauthorized persons through encryption, or other means;.
10.36.10.05.htm 10.36.10.05. 05 Evaluation for Telepsychology Services.. A. Before engaging in the practice of psychology using telepsychology, a psychologist or psychology associate shall evaluate the client to determine that delivery of telepsychology is appropriate considering at least the following factors:1) The client’s:. a) Diagnosis;. b) Symptoms;. c) Medical and psychological history; and. d) Preference for receiving services via telepsychology; and.
10.36.10.06.htm 10.36.10.06. 06 Discipline.. A. The Board shall use the same standards in evaluating and investigating a complaint and disciplining a psychologist or psychology associate who practices telepsychology as it would use for a psychologist or psychology associate who does not use telepsychology technology in the licensee’s practice.B. The failure of a psychologist or psychology associate to comply with this chapter shall constitute unprofessional conduct and may be subject to dis
10.36.10.9999.htm 10.36.10.9999. Administrative History Effective date: May 20, 2019 (46:10 Md. R. 489).
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