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California Psychology Board Laws and Regulations

A must-have reference manual for California psychologists and others in the mental health field
Publisher: Michie
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2017 Edition
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ISBN: 9781522127642
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Published in conjunction with the California Board of Psychology, this is a must-have reference manual for California psychologists and others in the mental health field.

Coverage includes:

•  Requirements for Licensure
•  Application Procedures
•  Supervised Professional Experience Guidelines
•  Continuing Education Requirements

Complementing its comprehensive coverage, the book includes a user-friendly table of contents, a table of sections affected by new legislation, and a professionally prepared index.

Table of Contents

Table of Sections Affected by 2016 Legislation

Table of Regulations Affected by 2016 Legislation



Division 1. Department of Consumer Affairs

Chapter 1. The Department

Chapter 1.5. Unlicensed Activity Enforcement

Chapter 2. The Director of Consumer Affairs

Chapter 4. Consumer Affairs

Article 6. Information

Division 1.5. Denial, Suspension and Revocation of Licenses

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Chapter 2. Denial of Licenses

Chapter 3. Suspension and Revocation of Licenses

Chapter 4. Public Reprovals

Chapter 5. Examination Security

Division 2. Healing Arts

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Article 4. Frauds of Medical Records

Article 6. Unearned Rebates, Refunds, and Discounts

Article 7.5. Health Care Practitioners

Article 9. Inactive License

Article 10.5. Unprofessional Conduct

Article 11. Professional Reporting

Article 12. Insurance Fraud

Article 12.5. Mental Illness or Physical Illness

Article 15. Sexual Orientation Change Efforts

Chapter 1.5. Exemption from Licensure

Chapter 5. Medicine

Article 12. Enforcement

Chapter 6.6. Psychologists

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Administration

Article 3. License

Article 4. Denial, Suspension and Revocation

Article 5. Penalties

Article 7. Revenue

Article 9. Psychological Corporations

Division 7. General Business Regulations

Part 3. Representations to the Public

Chapter 1. Advertising

Article 1. False Advertising in General

Article 2. Particular Offenses


Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations

Division 13.1. Board of Psychology

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Applications

Article 3. Education and Experience

Article 4. Examination

Article 5. Registered Psychologists

Article 5.1. Psychological Assistants

Article 6. Fees

Article 7. Standards Related to Denial, Discipline, and Reinstatement of Licenses or Registrations

Article 8. Rules of Professional Conduct

Article 9. Citations and Fines

Article 10. Continuing Education


Division 1. Persons

Part 2. Personal Rights

Part 2.6. Confidentiality of Medical Information

Chapter 2. Disclosure of Medical Information by Providers

Chapter 3. Use and Disclosure of Medical Information by Employers


Title 1. Corporations

Division 3. Corporations for Specific Purposes

Part 4. Professional Corporations


Title 3. Postsecondary Education

Division 10. Private Postsecondary and Higher Education Institutions

Part 59. Private Postsecondary and Higher Education Institutions

Chapter 7. Private Postsecondary and Vocational Institutions [Repealed]

Article 2. Definitions [Repealed]

Chapter 8. Private Postsecondary Institutions [Repealed]

Article 3. Definitions

Article 4. Exemptions

Article 6. Approval to Operate


Division 8. Privileges

Chapter 1. Definitions

Chapter 4. Particular Privileges

Article 7. Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege

Article 9. Official Information and Identity of Informer


Division 8. Custody of Children

Part 2. Right to Custody of Minor Child

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Chapter 6. Custody Investigation and Report

Division 11. Minors

Part 4. Medical Treatment

Chapter 3. Consent by Minor


Title 1. General

Division 4. Public Officers and Employees

Chapter 1. General

Article 2. Disqualifications for Office or Employment

Division 7. Miscellaneous

Chapter 3.5. Inspection of Public Records

Article 1. General Provisions

Title 2. Government of the State of California

Division 3. Executive Department

Part 1. State Departments and Agencies

Chapter 1. State Agencies

Article 9. Meetings

Chapter 2. State Departments

Article 2. Investigations and Hearings

Chapter 3.5. Administrative Regulations and Rulemaking

Article 5. Public Participation: Procedure for Adoption of Regulations

Article 9. Special Procedures

Chapter 4.5. Administrative Adjudication: General Provisions

Article 1. Preliminary Provisions

Article 6. Administrative Adjudication Bill of Rights

Article 14. Declaratory Decision

Chapter 5. Administrative Adjudication: Formal Hearing

Part 2.8. Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Chapter 6. Discrimination Prohibited

Article 1. Unlawful Practices, Generally


Division 2. Licensing Provisions

Chapter 1. Clinics

Article 1. Definitions and General Provisions

Chapter 2. Health Facilities

Article 3. Regulations

Chapter 2.2. Health Care Service Plans

Article 5. Standards

Division 10. Uniform Controlled Substances Act

Chapter 1. General Provisions and Definitions

Chapter 2. Standards and Schedules

Chapter 3. Regulation and Control

Article 1. Reporting

Chapter 4. Prescriptions

Article 1. Requirements of Prescriptions

Article 2. Prescriber’s Record

Article 3. Copies of Prescriptions

Article 4. Refilling Prescriptions

Article 5. Pharmacists’ Records

Chapter 5. Use of Controlled Substances

Article 1. Lawful Medical Use Other Than Treatment of Addicts

Article 2. Treatment of Addicts for Addiction

Article 3. Veterinarians

Article 4. Sale Without Prescription

Chapter 6. Offenses and Penalties

Article 1. Offenses Involving Controlled Substances Formerly

Classified as Narcotics

Article 2. Marijuana

Article 2.5. Medical Marijuana Program

Article 3. Peyote

Article 4. Miscellaneous Offenses and Provisions

Article 5. Offenses Involving Controlled Substances Formerly Classified as Restricted Dangerous Drugs

Article 6. Precursors of Phencyclidine (PCP) and Methamphetamine

Article 7. Mushrooms

Chapter 6.5. Analogs

Division 105. Communicable Disease Prevention and Control

Part 1. Administration of Communicable Disease Prevention and Control

Chapter 3.5. Communicable Diseases Exposure Notification Act 406

Part 4. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Chapter 2. California Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Program (CAP)

Chapter 7. Mandated Blood Testing and Confidentiality to Protect Public Health

Division 106. Personal Health Care (Including Maternal, Child, and Adolescent)

Part 1. General Administration

Chapter 1. Patient Access to Health Records

Chapter 2. Destruction of Records and Exhibits of Human Health


Part 1. Of Crimes and Punishments

Title 9. Of Crimes Against the Person Involving Sexual Assault, and Crimes Against Public Decency and Good Morals

Chapter 1. Rape, Abduction, Carnal Abuse of Children, and Seduction

Chapter 5. Bigamy, Incest, and the Crime Against Nature

Chapter 5.5. Sex Offenders

Title 15. Miscellaneous Crimes

Chapter 2. Of Other and Miscellaneous Offenses

Part 2. Of Criminal Procedure

Title 8. Of Judgment and Execution

Chapter 1. The Judgment

Part 3. Of Imprisonment and the Death Penalty

Title 7. Administration of the State Correctional System

Chapter 2. The Secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Part 4. Prevention of Crimes and Apprehension of Criminals

Title 1. Investigation and Control of Crimes and Criminals

Chapter 2. Control of Crimes and Criminals

Article 2. Reports of Injuries

Article 2.5. Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

Article 2.6. Child Death Review Teams


Division 5. Community Mental Health Services

Part 1. The Lanterman-Petris-Short Act

Chapter 2. Involuntary Treatment

Article 1. Detention of Mentally Disordered Persons for Evaluation and Treatment

Article 4. Certification for Intensive Treatment

Article 7. Legal and Civil Rights of Persons Involuntarily Detained

Part 2. The Bronzan-McCorquodale Act

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Chapter 4. Operation and Administration

Division 8. Miscellaneous

Chapter 3. Firearms

Division 9. Public Social Services

Part 3. Aid and Medical Assistance

Chapter 11. Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act

Article 2. Definitions

Article 3. Mandatory and Nonmandatory Reports of Abuse

Article 4. Confidentiality

Article 5. Local Agency Cross-Reporting

Article 6. Investigation of Reports

Article 9. Reporting Forms

Article 10. Employee Statement


Title 5. Family and Juvenile Rules

Division 1. Family Rules

Chapter 8. Child Custody and Visitation (Parenting Time) Proceedings

Article 2. Child Custody Investigations and Evaluations

Disciplinary Guidelines

Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct