PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
54-2303. License required — Exemptions. (1) It shall be unlawful for any person to practice or to offer to practice psychology, or to represent himself to be a psychologist, unless he shall first obtain a license pursuant to this chapter, except as hereinafter provided.
(2) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit the activities, and use of an official title on the part of a person in the employ of a federal, state, county, or municipal agency, or other political subdivision, insofar as such activities or services are a part of the duties in his salaried position, and insofar as such activities or services are performed solely on behalf of his employer.
(3) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit the activities and services of a student, intern, or resident in psychology, pursuing a course of study approved by the board as qualifying training and experience for psychologists, provided that such activities and services constitute a part of his supervised course of study, and he is designated by such titles as "psychology intern," "psychology trainee," or other title clearly indicating such training status. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit the activities of a person employed by a duly chartered educational institution solely as an administrator, teacher, or researcher or combination thereof in the discharge of those duties.
(4) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent unlicensed persons from providing certain services under the direct supervision and control of licensed psychologists, under such rules as may be established by the board.
(5) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent qualified members of other professions licensed or registered by the state of Idaho from doing work of a psychological nature consistent with their training and consistent with the code of ethics of their respective professions.
[54-2303, added 1963, ch. 186, sec. 3, p. 549; am. 1984, ch. 141, sec. 1, p. 330; am. 2004, ch. 323, sec. 1, p. 906; am. 2009, ch. 33, sec. 2, p. 90.]