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Board Name: Board of Examiners in Psychology
Board ID: 115
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Janie L. Craig
Contact Phone: 615-741-8402
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 63-11-102 and 63-11-303
Duties: The Board of Examiners in Psychology was created in 1953 by an act of the State Legislature. Its mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring those who practice as psychologists or psychological examiners within this state be qualified. The Board interprets the laws, rules, and regulations to determine the appropriate standards of practice in an effort to ensure the highest degree of professional conduct. The Board is authorized to issue licenses to qualified candidates who have graduated from approved schools, completed appropriate post graduate work, and passed the examination administered by the Board. The Board is responsible for the investigation of alleged violations of the Practice Act and rules and is responsible for the discipline of licensees who are found guilty of such violations.
Number of Members:
Compensation: Each member shall receive all necessary expenses incident to conducting business of the board and in addition thereto shall be entitled to a per diem of one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each day\'s service in conducting the business of the board.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: At least one (1) regular meeting each year with the required meeting to be held at the State Capitol. Called meetings may be held at the discretion of the chairperson or at the written request of any two (2) members of the board.
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