DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS  
DIRECTOR'S OFFICE  
PSYCHOLOGY - GENERAL RULES  
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory  
affairs by sections 16145, 16148, 18201, 18223, and 18233 of the public health code,  
1978 PA 368, MCL 333.16145, 333.16148, 333.18201, 333.18223, and 333.18233, and  
Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-1, and 2011-4, MCL  
338.3501, 445.2001, 445.2011, and 445.2030)  
R 338.2501 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2005 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2502 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2503 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2001 AACS; 2003 AACS; 2007 AACS.  
R 338.2504 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1992 AACS; 2003 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2505 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2003 AACS; 2007 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2505a Rescinded.  
History: 2007 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2506 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS; 2003 AACS; 2005 AACS; 2007 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
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R 338.2507 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS; 2003 AACS; 2005 AACS; 2007 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2507a Rescinded.  
History: 1982 AACS; 2003 AACS; 2005 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2508 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2003 AACS.  
R 338.2509 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2003 AACS.  
R 338.2510 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS; 2003 AACS; 2005 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2510a Rescinded.  
History: 2005 AACS; 2007 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2511 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS; 2003 AACS; 2007 AACS; 2009 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2511a Rescinded.  
History: 2001 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2512 Rescinded.  
History: 1980 AACS; 1996 AACS.  
R 338.2513 Rescinded.  
History: 1982 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
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R 338.2514 Rescinded.  
History: 1982 AACS; 2003 AACS; 2007 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2515 Rescinded.  
History: 2007 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 338.2516 Rescinded.  
History: 2007 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS  
R 338.2521 Definitions.  
Rule 21. (1) As used in these rules:  
(a) “Board” means the Michigan board of psychology created under section 18221 of  
the code, MCL 333.18221.  
(b) "Code" means the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211.  
(c) “Department” means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs.  
(d) “Extreme hardship” means economic, geographic, health, or other individual  
circumstances that impose an extraordinary level of hardship.  
(e) "Organized health care setting" means a clinic, hospital, institution, organization,  
organized governmental entity, nonprofit organization, or private agency engaged in the  
delivery of health care services that provides an opportunity for professional interaction  
and collaboration with other disciplines, an opportunity to utilize a variety of theories,  
and an opportunity to work with a broad range of populations and techniques.  
(2) A term defined in the code has the same meaning when used in these rules.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019.  
R 338.2523 Rescinded.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2525 Training standards for identifying victims of human trafficking;  
requirements.  
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Rule 25. (1) Under section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, an individual seeking  
licensure or licensed shall complete training in identifying victims of human trafficking  
that satisfies the following standards:  
(a) Training content must cover all the following:  
(i) Understanding the types and venues of human trafficking in the United States.  
(ii) Identifying victims of human trafficking in health care settings.  
(iii) Identifying the warning signs of human trafficking in health care settings for  
adults and minors.  
(iv) Resources for reporting the suspected victims of human trafficking.  
(b) Acceptable providers or methods of training include any of the following:  
(i) Training offered by a nationally recognized or state-recognized, health-related  
organization.  
(ii) Training offered by, or in conjunction with, a state or federal agency.  
(iii) Training obtained in an educational program approved for initial licensure, or  
by a college or university.  
(iv) Reading an article related to the identification of victims of human trafficking  
that satisfies the requirements of subdivision (a) of this subrule and is published in a peer  
review journal, health care journal, or professional or scientific journal.  
(c) Acceptable modalities of training include any of the following:  
(i) Teleconference or webinar.  
(ii) Online presentation.  
(iii) Live presentation.  
(iv) Printed or electronic media.  
(2) The department may select and audit a sample of individuals and request  
documentation of proof of completion of training. If audited by the department, an  
individual shall provide an acceptable proof of completion of training, including either of  
the following:  
(a) Proof of completion certificate issued by the training provider that includes the  
date, provider name, name of training, and individual’s name.  
(b) A self-certification statement by an individual. The certification statement must  
include the individual’s name and either of the following:  
(i) For training completed under subrule (1)(b)(i) to (iii) of this rule, the date,  
training provider name, and name of training.  
(ii) For training completed under subrule (1)(b)(iv) of this rule, the title of article,  
author, publication name of peer review journal, health care journal, or professional or  
scientific journal, and date, volume, and issue of publication, as applicable.  
(3) Under section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, the requirements specified in  
subrule (1) of this rule apply for license renewals beginning with the 2017 renewal cycle  
after the promulgation of this rule and for initial licenses issued after March 30, 2022.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2526 Telehealth.  
Rule 26. (1) A licensee shall obtain consent for treatment before providing a telehealth  
service under section 16284 of the code, MCL 333.16284.  
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(2) A licensee shall keep proof of consent in the patient’s up-to-date medical record and  
follow section 16213 of the code, MCL 333.16213.  
(3) A licensee providing any telehealth service shall do both of the following:  
(a) Act within the scope of the licensee’s practice.  
(b) Exercise the same standard of care applicable to a traditional, in-person health care  
service.  
History: 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2527 Rescinded.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019.  
R 338.2529 Accreditation; standards; adoption by reference.  
Rule 29. (1) A higher education institution is considered approved if it is accredited by  
the accrediting body of the region in which the institution is located, and the accrediting  
body satisfies either the recognition standards and criteria of the Council for Higher  
Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the recognition procedures and criteria of the United  
States Department of Education.  
(2) The procedures and criteria for recognizing accrediting agencies of the United  
States Department of Education, effective July 1, 2010, as contained in 34 CFR part 602  
and the policies and procedures for recognition of accrediting organizations of CHEA,  
effective September 28, 2018, are adopted by reference in these rules. The CHEA  
recognition standards may be obtained at no cost from the council's website at  
http://www.chea.org. The federal recognition criteria may also be obtained at no cost  
from the website for the United States Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary  
(3) A provincially or territorially chartered Canadian university that is acceptable to the  
Canadian Psychological Association for the purpose of accrediting a doctoral educational  
program is substantially equivalent to an accredited educational institution that satisfies  
the standards adopted in subrule (2) of this rule. Any provincially or territorially  
chartered Canadian university that satisfies these requirements satisfies the qualifications  
for an approved educational program.  
(4) Copies of the standards and criteria adopted by reference in subrules (1) and (2) of  
this rule are available for inspection and distribution at a cost of 10 cents per page from  
the Board of Psychology, Bureau of Professional Licensing, Department of Licensing and  
Regulatory Affairs, 611 West Ottawa Street, P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, Michigan 48909.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
PART 2. PSYCHOLOGISTS  
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R 338.2541 Program accreditation standards; psychologists; adoption of standards  
by reference; approved programs.  
Rule 41. (1) The following criteria and standards for doctoral level psychology  
programs are adopted by reference in these rules:  
(a) The designation criteria of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology  
Boards (ASPPB) and the National Register of Health Service Psychologists (National  
Register) set forth in the publication entitled "National Register Doctoral Degree  
Guidelines," which is available at no cost from the National Register’s website at  
doctoral-degree-guidelines/.  
(b) The accreditation guidelines and principles of the American Psychological  
Association (APA) as set forth in the publication entitled “Standards of Accreditation for  
Health Service Psychology,” approved February, 2015, which is available at no cost from  
(c) The accreditation standards of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) as  
set forth in the publication entitled "Accreditation Standards and Procedures for Doctoral  
Programmes and Internships in Professional Psychology," 5th revision, 2011, which is  
available  
at  
no  
cost  
from  
the  
association's  
website  
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(d) The accreditation standards of the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation  
System (PCSAS) as set forth in the publication entitled “Psychological Clinical Science  
Accreditation System Purpose, Organization, Policies, and Procedures,” May 2020,  
which is available at no cost from the association’s website at  
(2) A doctoral program in psychology, or a closely related field, which has obtained the  
National Register’s and ASPPB’s designation or that is accredited by either the APA, the  
CPA, or the PCSAS is approved.  
(3) Copies of the standards and criteria adopted by reference in subrule (1) of this rule  
are available for inspection and distribution at a cost of 10 cents per page from the Board  
of Psychology, Bureau of Professional Licensing, Department of Licensing and  
Regulatory Affairs, 611 West Ottawa Street, P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, Michigan 48909.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2543 Application for licensure; psychologist; requirements.  
Rule 43. Except as provided in R 338.2549, an applicant for a psychologist license  
under section 18223(1) of the code, MCL 333.18223, shall provide the required fee and a  
completed application on a form provided by the department. In addition to satisfying  
the requirements of the code, an applicant shall satisfy all the following requirements:  
(a) Education: The applicant shall possess either a doctoral degree in psychology or a  
doctoral degree in a closely related field. Either degree must satisfy both of the following  
requirements:  
(i) The degree must be from a regionally accredited college, university, or institution  
that satisfies the standards in R 338.2529(2).  
(ii) The degree must be from a designated or accredited educational program that  
satisfies the standards in R 338.2541(1)(a), (b), (c), or (d).  
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(b) Training: The applicant shall have successfully completed an internship that was  
an integrated part of a doctoral degree that satisfies the requirements in subdivision (a)(i)  
and (ii) of this rule, or an equivalent postdoctoral internship as determined by the board.  
A request to the board for approval of a postdoctoral internship must include, at a  
minimum, the following information:  
(i) An explanation of the reason the internship was not an integrated part of a  
doctoral degree.  
(ii) How the postdoctoral internship follows standards substantially equivalent to  
those required by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers  
(c) Experience: The applicant shall have acquired 1 year of postdoctoral degree  
experience in the practice of psychology that satisfies the requirements of R 338.2553(3).  
(d) Licensure examination: The applicant shall have passed the licensure examination  
for psychologists approved under R 338.2545(1).  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2545 Examination; psychologist; approval and adoption; passing scores.  
Rule 45. (1) An applicant for a psychologist license shall pass the approved and  
adopted Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) (Part 1-Knowledge)  
developed by the ASPPB. The passing score for the examination is the score  
recommended by the ASPPB for psychologists in independent practice. The EPPP (Part  
2-Skills) is optional, and a passing score is not required.  
(2) A limited licensed psychologist who took the examination required in subrule (1) of  
this rule and achieved a passing score at or above the score required for licensure as a  
psychologist satisfies the examination requirement in R 338.2543(d).  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2547 Psychologist examination; eligibility.  
Rule 47. Except as provided in R 338.2549, to establish eligibility for the psychologist  
licensure examination, an applicant shall satisfy both of the following requirements:  
(a) Provide the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the  
department.  
(b) Have documentation provided directly to the department from an accredited  
educational institution verifying the applicant satisfies the educational requirements in R  
338.2543(a).  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2549  
psychologist  
Foreign graduate of non-accredited postsecondary institution;  
examination; eligibility.  
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Rule 49. To establish eligibility for the psychologist licensure examination, an applicant  
who graduated from a foreign, non-accredited postsecondary institution shall satisfy all  
the following requirements:  
(a) Provide the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the  
department.  
(b) Possess either a doctoral degree in psychology or a doctoral degree in a closely  
related field from an educational program that is substantially equivalent to an accredited  
educational program that satisfies the standards in R 338.2541(1)(a), (b), (c), or (d). In  
addition, the degree must be from an educational institution that is substantially  
equivalent to an accredited educational institution that satisfies the standards in R  
338.2529(2). Proof of satisfying these requirements must include an evaluation of the  
applicant's non-accredited education by a credential evaluation agency that is a member  
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).  
(c) Comply with all other requirements of the code.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2551 Licensure by endorsement.  
Rule 51. (1) An applicant for a psychologist license by endorsement shall provide the  
required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the department. An  
applicant who satisfies the requirements of the code and this rule is presumed to satisfy  
the requirements of section 16186 of the code, MCL 333.16186.  
(2) An applicant for a psychologist license by endorsement shall satisfy all the  
following requirements:  
(a) Hold a license to practice psychology independently in another state or in a  
province of Canada.  
(b) Have completed the educational requirements for a license to practice psychology  
independently in a province of Canada or another state to obtain licensure as an  
independent practicing psychologist in a province of Canada or another state.  
(c) Have passed the licensure examination for psychologists approved under R  
338.2545(1).  
(3) An applicant who is or has been licensed, registered, or certified in a health  
profession or specialty by any other state, the United States military, the federal  
government, or another country shall disclose that fact on the application form. The  
applicant shall satisfy the requirements of section 16174(2) of the code, MCL 333.16174,  
which includes verification from the issuing entity showing that disciplinary proceedings  
are not pending against the applicant and sanctions are not in force at the time of  
application. If licensure is granted and it is determined that sanctions have been imposed,  
the disciplinary subcommittee may impose appropriate sanctions under section 16174(5)  
of the code, MCL 333.16174.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2553 Application for educational limited license; postdoctoral experience;  
requirements; supervision.  
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Rule 53. (1) An individual shall obtain an educational limited license before engaging  
in the postdoctoral experience required under section 18223(1)(b) of the code, MCL  
333.18223, and R 338.2543(c).  
(2) An applicant for an educational limited license, in addition to satisfying the  
requirements of the code, shall satisfy both of the following requirements:  
(a) Provide the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the  
department.  
(b) Have documentation provided directly to the department from an educational  
program verifying the applicant satisfies the educational requirements in R 338.2543(a).  
(3) The postdoctoral experience must satisfy all the following requirements:  
(a) The experience must consist of not less than 2,000 clock hours completed under  
the supervision of a licensed psychologist during a period of not more than 2 consecutive  
years.  
(b) The supervisee shall meet individually and in-person or via 2-way real-time  
audiovisual technology that allows direct, contemporaneous interaction by sight and  
sound between the supervisor and the supervisee weekly for a minimum of 4 hours a  
month, during which all active work functions and records of the supervisee are  
reviewed.  
(c) The supervisee shall function as a psychologist using generally accepted  
applications of psychological knowledge and techniques acquired during the supervisee’s  
education and training.  
(d) The experience must be acquired in an organized health care setting, as defined in  
R 338.2521(1)(e).  
(e) In cases of extreme hardship, a supervisee may request an alternative to the  
supervision arrangement specified in this subrule.  
The alternative supervision  
arrangement must not be implemented before the board has approved it. In deciding  
whether to approve the proposed alternative supervision arrangement, the board shall  
consider the nature of the extreme hardship and the reasonableness of the proposed  
alternative supervision arrangement. A request to the board for approval of an alternative  
to the supervision arrangement must include, at a minimum, the following information:  
(i) The amount of clock hours currently completed.  
(ii) The amount of clock hours left to complete.  
(iii) Whether a previous hardship request was made and, if so, the decision on such  
request.  
(iv) The cause for the hardship.  
(v) Measures taken to remedy the hardship.  
(vi) Whether the hardship still exists.  
(vii) The names and addresses of all fully licensed psychologists the licensee  
contacted or attempted to contact, including number of times, or attempts, or both.  
(viii) The responses received from the fully licensed psychologists contacted.  
(ix) The qualifications and experience of the proposed alternative supervisor.  
(4) An educational limited license must be issued for 1 year and may not be renewed  
more than 5 times.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
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R 338.2555 Relicensure; psychologist; educational limited license; requirements.  
Rule 55. (1) An applicant whose psychologist license has lapsed for less than 3 years  
preceding the date of application for relicensure may be relicensed under section  
16201(3) of the code, MCL 333.16201, if the applicant satisfies all the following  
requirements:  
(a) Provides the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the  
department.  
(b) Establishes good moral character as defined under 1974 PA 381, MCL 338.41 to  
338.47.  
(c) Provides proof to the department of accumulating not less than 30 hours of  
continuing education that satisfies the requirements of R 338.2581 and R 338.2583  
during the 2 years immediately preceding relicensure.  
(2) An applicant whose psychologist license has lapsed for 3 years or more preceding  
the date of application for relicensure may be relicensed under section 16201(4) of the  
code, MCL 333.16201, if the applicant satisfies all the following requirements:  
(a) Provides the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the  
department.  
(b) Establishes good moral character as defined under sections 1 to 7 of 1974 PA 381,  
MCL 338.41 to 338.47.  
(c) Provides fingerprints as required under section 16174(3) of the code, MCL  
333.16174.  
(d) Satisfies either of the following requirements:  
(i) Passes the examination required under R 338.2545(1).  
(ii) Presents proof to the department of licensure as a psychologist at the doctoral  
level in a province of Canada or another state at any time during the 3-year period  
immediately preceding the application for relicensure.  
(3) An applicant whose educational limited license has lapsed may be relicensed under  
section 16201(3) or (4) of the code, MCL 333.16201, if the applicant satisfies subrule  
(1)(a) and (b) of this rule.  
(4) An applicant who is or has been licensed, registered, or certified in a health  
profession or specialty by any other state, the United States military, the federal  
government, or another country shall disclose that fact on the application form. The  
applicant shall satisfy the requirements of section 16174(2) of the code, MCL 333.16174,  
which include verification from the issuing entity showing that disciplinary proceedings  
are not pending against the applicant and sanctions are not in force at the time of  
application. If licensure is granted and it is determined that sanctions have been imposed,  
the disciplinary subcommittee may impose appropriate sanctions under section 16174(5)  
of the code, MCL 333.16174.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
PART 3. LIMITED LICENSED PSYCHOLOGISTS  
R 338.2561 Application for licensure; limited licensed psychologist; requirements.  
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Rule 61. (1) Except as provided in R 338.2567, an applicant for a limited license under  
section 18223(2) of the code, MCL 333.18223, shall provide the required fee and a  
completed application on a form provided by the department. In addition to satisfying  
the requirements of the code, the applicant shall satisfy all the following requirements:  
(a) Education: The applicant for a limited license shall have earned a master's degree  
in psychology from an accredited educational institution that satisfies the standards in R  
338.2529(2). The degree required under this subdivision must satisfy all the following  
requirements:  
(i) The degree must be an integrated, organized sequence of study that includes at  
least 1 course in assessment, 1 course in treatment, and 1 course in scientific and  
professional ethics and standards. Effective June 30, 2009, the 1 course in scientific and  
professional ethics and standards must be at least 3 semester hours or 15 hours of  
classroom instruction per semester hour. If an applicant graduated prior to June 30, 2009,  
and the master's degree included a graduate course in scientific and professional ethics of  
at least 1 credit hour, the applicant has complied with this paragraph.  
(ii) Seventy-five percent of the hours of the required course work must be primarily  
psychological in content. The thesis and practicum are excluded from what is considered  
course work. The board may require the applicant to provide such material as it deems  
necessary to demonstrate the psychological content of a course. To be deemed  
psychological in content, a course must satisfy at least 1 of the following requirements:  
(A) Course work: The subject of the material taught is psychological.  
(B) Psychology department: The course is taught in a psychology department.  
(b) Training: The applicant shall have completed a practicum that satisfies all the  
following requirements:  
(i) The practicum must be an integrated part of the master's degree program in any  
setting approved by the degree granting program. A post-degree practicum may be  
approved by the board if the practicum is through an accredited institution that satisfies  
the standards adopted in R 338.2529(2) and was completed for academic graduate credit.  
A request to the board for approval of a post-degree practicum must include, at a  
minimum, the following information:  
(A) The name and address of the accredited institution offering the proposed  
practicum.  
(B) Why a practicum is being pursued post-degree instead of as an integrated part  
of the master’s degree program.  
(C) The responsibilities the practicum will require.  
(D) When the practicum will take place and the hourly time commitment.  
(E) How the practicum will be supervised and by whom.  
(F) The demographic makeup of the geographic area where the practicum will take  
place.  
(G) Whether others have utilized the practicum provider.  
(ii) The practicum must require not less than 500 clock hours of psychological work.  
(iii) The applicant shall be supervised by a psychologist who is licensed in this state,  
eligible for licensure in this state, or licensed or certified at the independent practice level  
in the state where the practicum takes place.  
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(iv) The applicant must meet in-person or via 2-way real-time audiovisual  
technology that allows direct, contemporaneous interaction by sight and sound between  
the supervisor and the supervisee for a minimum of 2 hours a week during the practicum.  
(c) Experience: The applicant shall have acquired 1 year of post-master’s degree  
experience in the practice of psychology that satisfies the requirements of R 338.2569(4).  
(d) Examination: The applicant shall have passed the examination approved under R  
338.2563.  
(2) An applicant satisfies the requirements of subrule (1) of this rule if certified as a  
psychological examiner or eligible for certification as a psychological examiner under  
former 1959 PA 257 on or before September 30, 1978.  
(3) An applicant who satisfies the requirements of R 338.2567 satisfies the  
requirements of subrule (1)(a) and (b) of this rule.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2563 Examination; limited licensed psychologist; approval and adoption;  
passing scores.  
Rule 63. An applicant for a limited license under section 18223(2) of the code, MCL  
333.18223, shall pass the approved and adopted EPPP (Part 1-Knowledge) developed by  
the ASPPB. The passing score for the examination is the score recommended by the  
ASPPB for supervised practice. The EPPP (Part 2-Skills) is optional, and a passing score  
is not required.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2565 Limited licensed psychologist examination; eligibility.  
Rule 65. Except as provided in R 338.2567, to establish eligibility for the examination  
required under R 338.2563, an applicant for a limited license under section 18223(2) of  
the code, MCL 333.18223, shall provide the required fee and a completed application on  
a form provided by the department. In addition, the applicant shall satisfy either of the  
following requirements:  
(a) Have documentation provided directly to the department from an educational  
institution verifying the applicant satisfies the education and training requirements for a  
limited license specified in R 338.2561(1)(a) and (b).  
(b) Provide acceptable documentation to the department that verifies the applicant  
satisfies the requirements of R 338.2561(2).  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2567 Foreign graduate of non-accredited postsecondary institution; limited  
licensed psychologist examination; eligibility.  
Rule 67. To establish eligibility for the examination required under R 338.2563, an  
applicant who graduated from a foreign, non-accredited postsecondary institution shall  
satisfy both of the following requirements:  
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(a) Have documentation provided directly to the department from an educational  
institution verifying the applicant’s possession of a master’s degree that is substantially  
equivalent to the requirements in R 338.2561(1)(a) and (b). In addition, the applicant’s  
master’s degree must be from an educational institution that is substantially equivalent to  
an accredited educational institution that satisfies the standards in R 338.2529(2). Proof  
of satisfying these requirements must include an evaluation of the applicant's non-  
accredited education by a credential evaluation agency that is a member of the NACES.  
(b) Comply with all other requirements of the code.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2569 Application for temporary limited license for post-master's degree  
experience; requirements; supervision.  
Rule 69. (1) A temporary limited license must be granted to either of the following  
applicants:  
(a) An individual described in section 18223(2) of the code, MCL 333.18223, for the  
purpose of obtaining the 1 year of postgraduate experience described in that section and  
R 338.2561(1)(c).  
(b) An individual who is enrolled in a doctoral degree program that satisfies the  
requirements of section 18223(1) of the code, MCL 333.18223, which includes both of  
the following requirements:  
(i) The program is offered in a regionally accredited college, university, or institution  
that satisfies the standards in R 338.2529(2).  
(ii) The program is a designated or accredited educational program that satisfies the  
standards in R 338.2541(1)(a), (b), (c), or (d).  
(2) An applicant for a temporary limited license, in addition to satisfying the  
requirements of the code, shall satisfy both of the following requirements:  
(a) Provide the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the  
department.  
(b) Have documentation provided directly to the department from an educational  
institution verifying the applicant satisfies the following requirements, as applicable:  
(i) If applying under subrule (1)(a) of this rule, verification that the applicant’s  
educational program satisfies the requirements in R 338.2561(1)(a) and (b) or R  
338.2567.  
(ii) If applying under subrule (1)(b) of this rule, verification that the applicant’s  
educational program satisfies the requirements in R 338.2529(2) and R 338.2541(1)(a),  
(b), (c), or (d).  
(3) An applicant who is granted a temporary limited license to complete the post-  
master’s degree experience may take the examination approved under R 338.2563.  
(4) The post-master’s degree experience must satisfy all the following requirements:  
(a) The experience must consist of not less than 2,000 clock hours completed under  
the supervision of a licensed psychologist.  
(b) The supervisee shall meet individually and in-person or via 2-way real-time  
audiovisual technology that allows direct, contemporaneous interaction by sight and  
sound between the supervisor and the supervisee weekly for a minimum of 4 hours a  
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month, during which all active work functions and records of the supervisee are  
reviewed.  
(c) The supervisee shall function as a psychologist using generally accepted  
applications of psychological knowledge and techniques acquired during the supervisee’s  
education and training.  
(d) The experience must be acquired in an organized health care setting, as defined in  
R 338.2521(1)(e).  
(e) In cases of extreme hardship, a supervisee may request an alternative to the  
supervision arrangement specified in this subrule.  
The alternative supervision  
arrangement must not be implemented before the board has approved it. In deciding  
whether to approve the proposed alternative supervision arrangement, the board shall  
consider the nature of the extreme hardship and the reasonableness of the proposed  
alternative supervision agreement. A request to the board for approval of an alternative  
to the supervision arrangement must include, at a minimum, the following information:  
(i) The amount of clock hours currently completed.  
(ii) The amount of clock hours left to complete.  
(iii) Whether a hardship request was made and, if so, the decision on the previous  
request.  
(iv) The cause for the hardship.  
(v) Measures taken to remedy the hardship.  
(vi) Whether the hardship still exists.  
(vii) The names and addresses of all fully licensed psychologists the licensee  
contacted or attempted to contact, including number of times, or attempts, or both.  
(viii) The responses received from the fully licensed psychologists contacted.  
(ix) The qualifications and experience of the proposed alternative supervisor.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2571 Supervision requirements; reporting of supervision.  
Rule 71. An individual who is granted a limited license under section 18223(2) of the  
code, MCL 333.18223, and is required to be supervised by a licensed psychologist shall  
satisfy all the following requirements:  
(a) A licensee who has less than 10 years of experience as a limited licensed  
psychologist, excluding experience as a temporary limited licensed psychologist, shall  
meet individually and in-person or via 2-way real-time audiovisual technology that  
allows direct, contemporaneous interaction by sight and sound between the supervisor  
and the supervisee for a minimum of 2 hours a month.  
(b) A licensee who has 10 or more years of experience as a limited licensed  
psychologist, excluding experience as a temporary limited licensed psychologist, shall  
meet individually and in-person or via 2-way real-time audiovisual technology that  
allows direct, contemporaneous interaction by sight and sound between the supervisor  
and the supervisee for a minimum of 1 hour a month.  
(c) A licensee who seeks a variance from the supervision requirement described in  
subrule (a) or subrule (b) of this rule, as provided under section 18223(2) of the code,  
MCL 333.18223, shall provide a request for a variance to the board for consideration.  
Reasons for a possible variance include, but are not limited to, issues regarding physical  
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disability, extended absence from practice, or geographical hardships. A variance must  
not be implemented without the written permission of the board. A request to the board  
for approval of an alternative to the supervision arrangement must include, at a minimum,  
the following information:  
(i) The details of the variance, and the reason the variance is being requested.  
(ii) The underlying cause of the need for a variance.  
(iii) Whether a previous variance request was made and, if so, the previous decision.  
(iv) The demographic makeup of the surrounding geographic area.  
(v) The number of fully licensed psychologists within a 50-mile radius from home  
and work.  
(vi) The names and addresses of all fully licensed psychologists the licensee  
contacted or attempted to contact, including number of times, or attempts, or both.  
(vii) The responses received from the fully licensed psychologists contacted.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2573 Relicensure; limited licensed psychologist; requirements.  
Rule 73. (1) An applicant whose limited license has lapsed for less than 3 years  
preceding the date of application for relicensure may be relicensed under section  
16201(3) of the code, MCL 333.16201, if the applicant satisfies all the following  
requirements:  
(a) Provides the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the  
department.  
(b) Establishes good moral character as defined under 1974 PA 381, MCL 338.41 to  
MCL 338.47.  
(c) Provides proof to the department of accumulating not less than 30 hours of  
continuing education that satisfies the requirements of R 338.2581 and R 338.2583  
during the 2 years immediately preceding relicensure.  
(2) An applicant whose limited license has lapsed for 3 years or more preceding the  
date of application for relicensure may be relicensed under section 16201(4) of the code,  
MCL 333.16201, if the applicant satisfies all the following requirements:  
(a) Provides the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the  
department.  
(b) Establishes good moral character as defined under 1974 PA 381, MCL 338.41 to  
338.47.  
(c) Provides fingerprints as required under section 16174(3) of the code, MCL  
333.16174.  
(d) Satisfies either of the following requirements:  
(i) Passes the examination approved under R 338.2563.  
(ii) Presents proof to the department of licensure as a psychologist in another state at  
any time during the 3-year period immediately preceding the application for relicensure.  
(3) An applicant who is or has been licensed, registered, or certified in a health  
profession or specialty by any other state, the United States military, the federal  
government, or another country shall disclose that fact on the application form. The  
applicant shall satisfy the requirements of section 16174(2) of the code, MCL 333.16174,  
which includes verification from the issuing entity showing that disciplinary proceedings  
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are not pending against the applicant and sanctions are not in force at the time of  
application. If licensure is granted and it is determined that sanctions have been imposed,  
the disciplinary subcommittee may impose appropriate sanctions under section 16174(5)  
of the code, MCL 333.16174.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
PART 4. CONTINUING EDUCATION  
R 338.2581  
License renewals; psychologist; limited licensed psychologist;  
requirements; applicability.  
Rule 81. (1) This part applies to applications for renewal of a psychologist license and  
a psychologist limited license under sections 16201 and 18233(1) of the code, MCL  
333.16201 and MCL 333.18233, that are filed for the renewal cycle beginning 1 year or  
more after September 15, 2015.  
(2) An applicant for license renewal who has been licensed for the 2-year period  
immediately preceding the application date for renewal shall accumulate not less than 30  
hours of continuing education in activities approved under these rules during the 2 years  
immediately preceding the application for renewal.  
(3) Submission of an application for renewal constitutes the applicant’s certification of  
compliance with the requirements of this rule. The licensee shall retain documentation of  
satisfying the requirements of this rule for a period of 4 years from the date of applying  
for license renewal. Failure to satisfy this rule is a violation of section 16221(h) of the  
code, MCL 333.16221.  
(4) The requirements of this rule do not apply to a licensee during the initial licensure  
cycle.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2583 Acceptable continuing education; requirements; limitations.  
Rule 83. (1) The 30 hours of continuing education required under R 338.2581(2) for  
the renewal of a psychologist license and a psychologist limited license must satisfy the  
following requirements, as applicable:  
(a) No more than 12 hours of continuing education may be earned during one 24-hour  
period.  
(b) There is no limitation to the number of continuing education credit hours that may  
be earned online.  
(c) Credit for a continuing education program or activity that is identical or  
substantially identical to a program or activity for which the licensee has already earned  
credit during that renewal period must not be granted.  
(d) Under section 18233(2) of the code, MCL 333.18233, at least 2 hours of  
continuing education must be earned in the area of pain and symptom management.  
Continuing education hours in pain and symptom management may include, but are not  
limited to, courses in behavior management, psychology of pain, pharmacology, behavior  
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modification, stress management, clinical applications, and drug interventions as they  
relate to professional practice.  
(e) At least 3 hours of continuing education must be earned in the area of ethics.  
(2) Any of the following activities are considered acceptable continuing education:  
ACCEPTABLE CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITIES  
Activity Activity and Proof Required  
Code  
Number  
education  
of  
continuing  
hours  
granted/permitted for activity  
(a)  
Attendance at or participation in a continuing The number of continuing  
education program or activity related to the education hours for a specific  
practice of psychology, or any non-clinical program or activity are the  
subject relevant to psychological practice, number of hours approved by  
education, administration, management, or the sponsor or the approving  
science, which includes, but is not limited to: organization for the specific  
live, in-person programs; interactive or program or activity.  
A
monitored teleconference, audio-conference, maximum of 30 hours of  
or web-based programs; online programs; and continuing education may be  
journal articles or other self-study programs earned for this activity in  
approved or offered by any of the following each renewal period.  
organizations:  
A statewide bar association.  
A
statewide psychological association  
affiliated with the American Psychological  
Association.  
The American Association of Group  
Psychotherapy.  
The American Association of Marriage and  
Family Therapists.  
The American Association of Pastoral  
Counselors.  
The American Association of Psychotherapy.  
The American Association of Sex Educators,  
Counselors, and Therapists.  
The American Bar Association.  
The American Board of Professional  
Neuropsychology.  
The American Board of Professional  
Psychologists.  
The American Counseling Association.  
The American Medical Association.  
The American Mental Health Counselor  
Association.  
The American Nurses Association.  
The American Psychiatric Association.  
The American Psychological Association.  
The American Psychotherapy Association.  
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The American Society of Addiction Medicine.  
Another state or provincial board of  
psychology.  
The Association for Psychological science.  
The Association of State and Provincial  
Psychology Boards.  
The Canadian Psychological Association.  
The Michigan Certification Board for  
Addiction Professionals.  
The Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute.  
The Michigan Psychological Association.  
The Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic  
Psychology.  
The National Association of School  
Psychologists.  
The National Association of Social Workers.  
The National Board of Certified Counselors.  
The National Register of Health Service  
Providers in Psychology.  
Nationally or regionally accredited academic  
institutions.  
Nationally or regionally accredited hospitals  
or mental health treatment centers.  
State, provincial, and territorial psychological  
associations.  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a  
program description and a copy of a letter or  
certificate of completion showing the  
licensee’s name, number of continuing  
education hours earned, sponsor name or the  
name of the organization that approved the  
program or activity for continuing education  
credit, and the date on which the program was  
held, or activity completed.  
(b)  
(c)  
Passing a postgraduate academic course Five hours of continuing  
related to the practice of psychology offered education are granted for  
in  
a
regionally accredited educational each academic credit hour  
passed. A maximum of 20  
program.  
hours of continuing education  
If audited, the licensee shall provide an may be earned for this  
official transcript documenting successful activity in each renewal  
completion of the course.  
period.  
Initial presentation of a continuing education Two hours of continuing  
program related to the practice of psychology education are granted for  
provided to a state, regional, national, or each 50 to 60 minutes of  
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international psychological organization.  
presentation. No additional  
credit is granted for  
To receive credit, the presentation must not be preparation of a presentation.  
a part of the licensee’s regular job description A maximum of 20 hours of  
and must be approved or offered for continuing education may be  
continuing education credit by any of the earned for this activity in  
organizations listed under activity code (a) of each renewal period.  
this subrule.  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a  
program description,  
a
copy of the  
presentation notice or advertisement showing  
the date of the presentation, the licensee’s  
name listed as a presenter, and the name of the  
organization that approved or offered the  
presentation for continuing education credit.  
(d)  
Initial presentation of a scientific exhibit, Two hours of continuing  
poster,  
demonstration  
organization.  
scientific  
paper,  
a
or  
clinical education are granted for  
to  
psychological each 50 to 60 minutes of  
presentation. No additional  
credit  
is  
granted  
of  
for  
the  
To receive credit, the presentation shall not be preparation  
part of the licensee’s regular job description or presentation. A maximum of  
performed in the normal course of the 20 hours of continuing  
licensee’s employment.  
education may be earned for  
this activity in each renewal  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a copy of period.  
the document presented with proof of  
presentation or a letter from the program  
sponsor verifying the length and date of the  
presentation.  
(e)  
Initial publication of an article related to the Five hours of continuing  
practice of psychology in a peer-reviewed education are granted for  
journal.  
serving as the primary author.  
Two hours of continuing  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a copy of education are granted for  
the publication that identifies the licensee as serving as the secondary  
the author or a publication acceptance letter.  
author. A maximum of 20  
hours of continuing education  
may be earned for this  
activity in each renewal  
period.  
(f)  
Initial publication of an article related to the One hour of continuing  
practice of psychology in a non-peer reviewed education is granted for each  
journal, newsletter, or magazine.  
article. A maximum of 3  
hours of continuing education  
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If audited, the licensee shall provide a copy of may be earned for this  
the publication that identifies the licensee as activity in each renewal  
the author or a publication acceptance letter.  
period.  
(g)  
Initial publication of a chapter related to the Five hours of continuing  
practice of psychology in either of the education are granted for  
following textbooks:  
A professional or health care textbook.  
A peer-reviewed textbook.  
serving as the primary author.  
Two hours of continuing  
education are granted for  
serving as the secondary  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a copy of author. A maximum of 20  
the publication that identifies the licensee as hours of continuing education  
the author or a publication acceptance letter.  
may be earned for this  
activity in each renewal  
period.  
(h)  
Initial publication of a book related to the A maximum of 20 hours of  
practice of psychology.  
continuing education may be  
earned for this activity in  
If audited, the licensee shall provide proof of each renewal period for all  
publication that identifies the licensee as the non-self-published books. A  
author or a publication acceptance letter.  
maximum of 10 hours of  
continuing education may be  
earned for this activity in  
each renewal period for all  
self-published books.  
(i)  
Identifying, researching, and resolving an One hour of continuing  
event or issue related to clinical or education is granted for each  
professional practice.  
50 to 60 minutes spent  
identifying, researching, and  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a resolving the issue or event.  
summary of activities, including hours spent, A maximum of 5 hours of  
references if relevant, and a description of continuing education may be  
event or issue involved in identifying, earned for this activity in  
researching, and resolving the event or issue.  
each renewal period.  
(j)  
Participating on a state or national committee, Ten hours of continuing  
board, council, or association related to the education are granted for  
field of psychology. A committee, board, each  
committee,  
board,  
council, or association is considered council, or association.  
A
acceptable by the board if it enhances the maximum of 20 hours of  
participant’s knowledge and understanding of continuing education may be  
the field of psychology.  
earned for this activity in  
each renewal period.  
If audited, the licensee shall provide  
documentation verifying the licensee’s  
participation in at least 50% of the regularly  
scheduled meetings of the committee, board,  
council, or association.  
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(k)  
Participating as a student in a postdoctoral Ten hours of continuing  
clinical training program related to the education are granted for  
practice of psychology provided through an participating in the program.  
accredited  
educational  
program  
for A maximum of 10 hours of  
psychologists that satisfies the standards continuing education may be  
adopted under R 338.2529(2).  
earned for this activity in  
each renewal period.  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a letter  
from the program director verifying the  
licensee participated in the program.  
(l)  
Participating as  
a
surveyor in the Ten hours of continuing  
accreditation, certification, or inspection of an education are granted for  
educational, clinical, or service delivery participating as a surveyor. A  
program for psychologists with any of the maximum of 10 hours of  
following organizations:  
The Commission on Accreditation (COA).  
The Joint Commission.  
continuing education may be  
earned for this activity in  
each renewal period.  
The Commission on Accreditation of  
Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International.  
The American Psychological Association.  
The  
Psychological  
Clinical  
Science  
Accreditation System (PCSAS).  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a letter  
from the accreditation, certification, or  
inspection program verifying the licensee’s  
participation and the location of the  
inspections or examinations.  
(m)  
Participating on any of the following Ten hours of continuing  
committees: education are granted for  
A peer review committee dealing with quality participating on a committee.  
patient care as it relates to the practice of A maximum of 10 hours of  
psychology.  
continuing education may be  
A committee dealing with utilization review earned for this activity in  
as it relates to the practice of psychology.  
A health care organization committee dealing  
with patient care issues related to the practice  
of psychology.  
each renewal period.  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a letter  
from an organization official verifying the  
licensee’s participation in at least 50% of the  
regularly scheduled meetings of the  
committee.  
(n)  
Serving as an instructor for the first time for Two hours of continuing  
any of the following programs:  
education are granted for  
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Students, staff, or other licensees at a each 50-to-60-minute lecture  
postdoctoral clinical training program related per subject. Additional credit  
to the practice of psychology provided at an for preparation of the lecture  
accredited  
psychologists that satisfies the standards maximum of 10 hours of  
adopted under R 338.2529(2). continuing education may be  
educational  
program  
for may not be granted.  
A
Students, interns, residents, or staff in an earned for this activity in  
accredited educational or training program in each renewal period.  
the area of psychology that satisfies the  
standards adopted under R 338.2529(2).  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a letter  
from the program director verifying the  
licensee’s role, length of the lecture or  
lectures, and the date on which the lecture or  
lectures was held.  
(o)  
Providing clinical supervision for master’s, One hour of continuing  
doctoral, or postdoctoral level students.  
education is granted for each  
50 to 60 minutes of  
To receive credit, this activity must not be part supervision provided.  
of the licensee’s regular job description. maximum of 10 hours of  
continuing education may be  
A
If audited, the licensee shall provide a letter earned for this activity in  
from an authorized official at the agency each renewal period.  
employing the licensee verifying the  
licensee’s role and the number of supervision  
hours the licensee provided.  
(p)  
(q)  
(r)  
Participating in peer supervision or One hour of continuing  
consultation with professional colleagues.  
education is granted for each  
50 to 60 minutes of  
If audited, the licensee shall provide an participation. A maximum of  
affidavit from the colleague that took part in 10 hours of continuing  
the peer supervision or consultation. The education may be earned for  
affidavit must attest to the licensee’s role and this activity in each renewal  
the number of hours the licensee spent period.  
participating in these activities.  
Participating in case conferences, including One hour of continuing  
hospital grand rounds, multidisciplinary education is granted for each  
conferences, for training purposes.  
50 to 60 minutes of  
participation. A maximum of  
If audited, the licensee shall provide a letter 5 hours of continuing  
from the administrative or clinical supervisor education may be earned for  
verifying the types of conferences and the this activity in each renewal  
number of hours the licensee spent period.  
participating in the conferences.  
Providing individual supervision for a limited One hour of continuing  
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licensed psychologist beyond the hours of education is granted for each  
supervision required under R 338.2571(a) or 50 to 60 minutes of  
(b).  
disciplinary sanction may be included under the hours of supervision  
this activity. required per month.  
maximum of 10 hours of  
If audited, the licensee shall provide an continuing education may be  
affidavit from the limited licensed earned for this activity in  
Supervision provided as part of a supervision provided beyond  
A
psychologist who received the supervision. each renewal period.  
The affidavit must attest to the licensee’s role  
as a supervisor and the number of hours the  
licensee spent providing supervision to the  
limited licensed psychologist.  
(s)  
Receiving individual supervision from a One hour of continuing  
licensed psychologist beyond the hours of education is granted for each  
supervision required under R 338.2571(a) or 50 to 60 minutes of  
(b).  
disciplinary sanction may not be included the hours of supervision  
under this activity. required per month.  
maximum of 10 hours of  
Supervision received as part of a supervision received beyond  
A
If audited, the licensee shall provide an continuing education may be  
affidavit from the licensed psychologist who earned for this activity in  
provided the supervision. The affidavit must each renewal period.  
attest to the licensee’s role as a supervisee and  
the number of hours the licensee spent  
receiving supervision from the licensed  
psychologist.  
(t)  
Participation in a panel discussion relevant to One hour of continuing  
the practice of psychology in an approved education is granted for each  
continuing education program or an organized 50 to 60 minutes spent  
health care setting as defined in R participating in the panel  
338.2521(1)(e).  
discussion. A maximum of 5  
hours of continuing education  
If audited, the licensee shall provide may be earned for this  
documentation from the organizer of the panel activity in each renewal  
discussion verifying the topic of the panel period.  
discussion and the number of hours the  
licensee spent participating in the discussion.  
(u)  
Obtaining initial certification in a specialty Twenty hours of continuing  
area by 1 of the following organizations:  
The American Board of Professional obtaining initial certification.  
Psychology. A maximum of 20 hours of  
The Michigan Certification Board for continuing education may be  
education are granted for  
Addiction Professionals.  
earned for this activity in  
each renewal period.  
If audited, the licensee shall provide proof of  
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certification.  
(v)  
Participation in the development of a national Five hours of continuing  
examination for psychologists.  
education are granted for  
participation. A maximum of  
If audited, the licensee shall provide 5 hours of continuing  
documentation from the sponsor of the education may be earned for  
examination verifying the licensee’s role and this activity in each renewal  
participation in the development of the period.  
examination.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
R 338.2585 Continuing education providers; standards for approval.  
Rule 85. (1) A continuing education provider that is not pre-approved under R  
338.2583 may be approved by the board. To be approved by the board, the provider must  
complete an application provided by the department, file the application with the  
department for review no later than 90 days before the program date, and satisfy subrule  
(2) of this rule. The application and supporting documentation must include all the  
following information:  
(a) A program schedule, including date of the program, topics, the name of the  
presenter or presenters, and break times.  
(b) An explanation of how the program is being designed to further educate  
psychologists, including a short narrative describing the program content and the criteria  
for the selection of the content.  
(c) Copies of instructional objectives that have been developed.  
(d) Copies of all promotional and advertising materials for the program.  
(e) The name, title, and address of the program director and a description of  
qualifications to direct the program.  
(f) A description of how the amount of continuing education credit to be awarded for  
this program was determined.  
(g) A description of how participants will be notified that continuing education credit  
has been earned.  
(h) A copy of the curriculum vitae for each presenter.  
(i) A description of the delivery method or methods to be used during the presentation.  
(j) A copy of the assessment instrument, if any, that will be used for participant  
evaluation.  
(k) A description of how the assessment, if any, will be administered, corrected, and  
returned to participants.  
(l) A description of how attendance will be monitored.  
(2) A program provider or sponsor approved under subrule (1) of this rule shall issue  
certificates or letters of attendance that include all the following information:  
(a) The name of the sponsor.  
(b) The name of the program, including the name of the presenter or presenters.  
(c) The name of the attendee.  
(d) The date of the program.  
(e) The Michigan approval number, if assigned by the department.  
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(f) The signature of the person responsible for attendance monitoring and title.  
(g) The number of hours attended, and the amount of continuing education credits  
earned.  
History: 2019 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 6, 2019; 2021 MR 23, Eff. Dec. 7, 2021.  
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