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 Iowa Workforce Information NetworkNovember 29, 2015
License Title: Health Service Provider In Psychology

License Description: A certified health service provider in psychology is deemed qualified to diagnose or evaluate mental illness and nervous disorders and to treat mental illnesses and disorders, excluding those mental illnesses and nervous disorders which are established as primarily of biological etiology -- with the exception of the treatment of the psychological and behavioral aspects of those mental illnesses and nervous disorders.

Authorizing Statute: Iowa Code 154B; Iowa Administrative Code 645, Chapter 239-243

Requirements for License:An applicant must have at least two years of clinical experience in a recognized health service setting or meet the standards of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Two years of clinical experience means two years of supervised experience in health service in psychology, of which at least one year is in an organized health service training program as defined in 240.6(2) and one year is postdoctoral.

There are no continuing education requirements.

Application: $50
Duration: Two years
Renewal: $50

When:No exam is required.

License Authority:
Board of Psychology Examiners
Bureau of Professional Licensure
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Building
321 E 12th St
Des Moines IA 50319
Phone: 5152814401

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