Psychology Law Exam: The Pennsylvania Code - Part I

Question 1 of 27

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(41.3) Susan, a licensed psychologist, legally changed her name and address. She should notify the Board, in writing, within how many days?

Select one of the following:

  • 5

  • 10

  • 15

  • 20

Question 2 of 27

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(41.7) A clergyman may be recognized by the Board as able to practice psychology without a license if:

Select one of the following:

  • His profession is based on a body of knowledge that is psychological in nature, but is demonstrably different

  • His profession is guided by generally accepted standards and regulated by credentials, training and proficiency

  • His profession has academic journals, conferences, and continuing education opportunities

  • All of the above

Question 3 of 27

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(41.8) The Board has NO authority to license, regulate, or discipline psychologists, whom provide substance abuse services. In this Commonwealth, this purview falls under the jurisdiction of the Department of Health.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 27

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(41.8) When providing substance abuse services, a psychologist trainee can be subject to disciplinary action by the Board for all the following reasons EXCEPT:

Select one of the following:

  • Practicing outside their areas of competence

  • Receiving supervision provided by an unlicensed psychologist

  • Receiving supervision provided by a licensed psychologist not competent to perform professional substance abuse services

  • Taking too many sick days off

Question 5 of 27

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(41.11) You have the right and privilege of calling yourself a "psychologist" only if you have:

Select one of the following:

  • A current license

  • Completed internship hours

  • Printed up business cards with the title, "psychologist"

  • Official transcripts from an accredited college or university

Question 6 of 27

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(41.11) Licenses expire on _____________ , of each odd-number year, regardless of the date of issuance.

Select one of the following:

  • December 1

  • Friday the 13th

  • November 25

  • November 30

Question 7 of 27

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(41.11) If your license is about to expire, you must submit your renewal applications by ____________.

Select one of the following:

  • April 1

  • November 30

  • December 1

  • December 25

Question 8 of 27

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(41.13) To reactivate an expired license, you have to:

Select one of the following:

  • Pay a late renewal fee (unless practicing in an exempt setting)

  • Show compliance with continuing education requirements

  • Submit a notarized affidavit identifying periods of time during which the applicant did not practice psychology in this Commonwealth

  • All of the above

Question 9 of 27

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(41.26) A licensed psychologist may professionally incorporate with other licensed professionals (e.g. chiropractors, physicians, pharmacists, dentists, teachers, etc). The name of a professional corporation must be approved by the Board prior to its use.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 27

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(41.27) A psychologist may practice under a fictitious name.

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

  • Depends on the Board's approval

  • My cat's breath smells like cat food

Question 11 of 27

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(41.32) To meet the requirements for licensure, Kevin must complete his postdoctoral supervised experience. In one year, what is the minimum number of hours that Kevin must accrue to qualify?

Select one of the following:

  • 1,750

  • 1,600

  • 1,000

  • 1,200

Question 12 of 27

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(41.32) What percent of Kevin's postdoctoral hours must involve diagnosis, assessment, therapy, other interventions, supervision/consultation, and receiving supervision?

Select one of the following:

  • 25%

  • 50%

  • 75%

  • 60%

Question 13 of 27

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(41.32) Each week, no more than _______ hours but no less than _______ hours of postdoctoral experience may be counted.

Select one of the following:

  • 45 hours / 15 hours

  • 100 hours / 60 hours

  • 50 hours / 20 hours

  • 40 hours / 15 hours

Question 14 of 27

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(41.33) Cheryll, a supervisor, is required to meet with her psychology resident for an average of at least _______ hours per week.

Select one of the following:

  • 1 hour of individual face-to-face supervision

  • 2 hours of individual face-to-face supervision

  • 1/2 hour of phone supervision

  • 2 hours of individual and/or group supervision

Question 15 of 27

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(41.33) How long must Cheryll maintain notes or records of her scheduled supervisory sessions?

Select one of the following:

  • Until the psychology resident obtains a license

  • At least ten years

  • Whichever is greater

  • None of the above

Question 16 of 27

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(41.42) Joseph failed the EPPP exam on his first try. He must wait at least six months, but no more than _____ to retake the exam.

Select one of the following:

  • 1 year

  • 8 months

  • 2 years

  • 3 years

Question 17 of 27

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(41.42) After repeated failures, Joseph can reapply to take any portion of the EPPP after 60 days?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 27

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(41.42) After repeated failures, Joseph is not permitted to take more than _______ examinations in any one-year period.

Select one of the following:

  • 4

  • 6

  • 2

  • 8

Question 19 of 27

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(41.43) The Board may waive an examination and grant a license in cases it deems exceptional by virtue of the applicant's International or national reputation for having made an extraordinary contribution to the science or practice of psychology.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 27

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(41.52) Meredith, a psychologist licensed in Canada, cannot practice psychology in this Commonwealth.

Select one of the following:

  • No. She must be licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.

  • Yes, but she can only practice temporarily for six months, after a written notification to the Board.

  • Yes. She can practice without any restrictions.

  • No. The Board will deport her back to Canada.

Question 21 of 27

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(41.52) Bill holds a current license to practice psychology in New York. The Board can exempt him from re-taking the EPPP in Pennsylvania.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 22 of 27

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(41.56) Bindu is a school psychologist, certified by the Department of Education. Can she have a private practice?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes, but she must be employed in a Pennsylvanian school as a school psychologist

  • Absolutely yes. Time to put in her 2 weeks notice at the school.

  • No

Question 23 of 27

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(41.57) According to the PA code, a psychologist must assure all professional records are maintained for at least how many years after the last date of services rendered.

Select one of the following:

  • 5

  • 10

  • 15

  • 7

Question 24 of 27

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(41.58) A psychologist may employ a graduate student, if he/she bears full responsibility for these services and ensures the welfare of every client/patient.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 25 of 27

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(41.59) As a condition of biennial license renewal, a psychologist must complete how many contact hours of acceptable continuing education courses, programs, or activities?

Select one of the following:

  • 30

  • 12

  • 15

  • 20

Question 26 of 27

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(41.59) Rosemarie has an excess of six contact hours from continuing education courses in ethical issues. These contact hours may be carried over from one biennium to the next.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 27 of 27

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(41.59) A psychologist may accrue contact hours by:

Select one of the following:

  • All of the above

  • Offering a course in psychology at an accredited college

  • Writing an chapter in a textbook for a commercial publisher

  • Through home study courses with specific learning objectives

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Psychology Law Exam: The Pennsylvania Code - Part I

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Test your knowledge on the first half of the PA Code, Title 49, Chapter 41; Section from 41.1 to 41.59 Link: http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/049/chapter41/chap41toc.html

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