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10.36.02.00.htm 10.36.02.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 36 BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS Chapter 02 Continuing Education Authority: Health Occupations Article, §18-309(f) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.36.02.01.htm 10.36.02.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to all psychologists and psychology associates who want to renew their licensure or registration in the State.
10.36.02.02.htm 10.36.02.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Activity" means any authoring, editing, learning, presenting, program developing, reviewing, or teaching which meets the objectives of continuing education.2) "Approved program" means an activity by an authorized sponsor.. 3) "Authorized sponsor" means an individual or organization whose programs are accepted by the Board as continuing education activity.
10.36.02.03.htm 10.36.02.03. 03 Goals of Continuing Education Activities.. To qualify for approval by the Board, continuing education activities:. A. Shall meet one or more of the following objectives:. 1) Maintains the professional competency of psychologists or psychology associates;. 2) Increases the professional skills and knowledge of psychologists or psychology associates;. 3) Prepares psychologists or psychology associates for new roles or responsibilities in the practice of psychology; or
10.36.02.04.htm 10.36.02.04. 04 Requirements.. A. A psychologist shall complete a minimum of 40 CE hours during each reporting period with a:. 1) Maximum of 20 CE hours in independent study;. 2) Minimum of 3 CE hours in activities whose content area is:. a) Laws pertaining to the practice of psychology;. b) Ethics and professional conduct in the practice of psychology; or. c) Managing risks associated with the practice of psychology;. 3) Minimum of 3 CE hours in activities designed to enhance competence in th
10.36.02.05.htm 10.36.02.05. 05 Types of Approved Continuing Education Activities.. A. The total number of hours that may be used to fulfill CE requirements for scholarly activities included in §C of this regulation may not exceed 30 hours for psychologists or 15 hours for psychology associates during each 2-year reporting period.B. If the activity has more than one author or presenter, CE hours are awarded only to the first three authors.C. Approved CE activities include the following:.
10.36.02.05-1.htm 10.36.02.05-1. 05-1 Peer Consultation Groups.. A. A psychologist may earn CE credit for participation in a peer consultation group.. B. A peer consultation group shall:. 1) Meet to discuss the clinical practice of psychology;. 2) Assign a recording secretary to keep attendance and record a brief summary of what was discussed at the meeting;3) Meet for no less than 1 hour for every session; and. 4) Consist of no fewer than three psychologists and no more than six psychologists..
10.36.02.06.htm 10.36.02.06. 06 Authorized Sponsors.. The following organizations and their approved CE sponsors are authorized sponsors of continuing education acceptable to the Board:A. American Psychological Association;. B. Association for Psychological Science;. C. American Medical Association;. D. National Association of Social Workers;. E. National Association of School Psychologists;. F. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH). G. National Institutes of Health; and.
10.36.02.07.htm 10.36.02.07. 07 Denial of License or Registration Renewal for Failure to Meet Continuing Education Requirements.. A. The Board shall deny a renewal application if:. 1) The psychologist or psychology associate did not complete required continuing education hours within the reporting period; or2) The psychologist or psychology associate did not fulfill audit requirements within 30 days.. B. Upon denying a renewal application, the Board shall notify the psychologist or psychology associa
10.36.02.08.htm 10.36.02.08. 08 Continuing Education Required for License Reactivation or License or Registration Reinstatement.. A. Inactive Status.. 1) A psychologist on inactive status who applies for a reactivation of the license with less than 1 year remaining in the reporting period shall:a) Provide documentation of a minimum of 20 CE hours completed during the current reporting period with not more than 10 hours in independent or home study; andb) Pay the renewal fee as specified in COMAR 10.36.06..
10.36.02.09.htm 10.36.02.09. 09 Modifications of CE Requirements.. A. The Board may approve modifications of the CE requirements.. B. To request modifications of the CE requirements, a psychologist or psychology associate shall:. 1) Make a written request;. 2) Provide evidence of a disability or inability to access activities; and. 3) Specify acceptable procedures for completion and documentation of the required hours within the reporting period.
10.36.02.9999.htm 10.36.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 24, 1978 (5:4 Md. R. 227). Regulation .01A; .03B; .04A and C; .05A, C, and D; and .06 amended effective July 19, 1982 (9:14 Md. R. 1431) ―Chapter revised effective February 20, 1989 (16:3 Md. R. 344). Regulations .02―06 repealed and new Regulations .02―06 adopted as an emergency provision effective January 1, 2000 (27:3 Md. R. 325) adopted permanently effective May 1, 2000 (27:8 Md. R. 798)Regulation .06A amended a
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