PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
(Examining Board of Psychology)
[Filed September 23, 1998, 8:12 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-924-180, 246-924-230, 246-924-240, 246-924-250, 246-924-300, 246-924-330, and 246-924-340, these rules relate to the psychology continuing education requirements.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.83.090.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Examining Board of Psychology will consider a petition made by the Washington State Psychological Association that would make minor housekeeping changes to the existing continuing education rules, add a provision that would allow continuing education credit to be granted for psychologists teaching a continuing education course. The board may also consider subjects required and providers approved to offer continuing education.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making, the program will work closely with the public in developing rules. Input will be requested from individuals, and from licensees and other interested individuals. The proposed language from the Washington Psychological Association will be shared for on-going direction from interested persons.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Janice K. Boden, Examining Board of Psychology, 1300 Quince Street, P.O. Box 47869, Olympia, WA 98504-7869, (360) 53-2147 [753-2147], fax (360) 664-9484.
August 28, 1998
Janice K. Boden