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455.08

455.08 Rules and code of ethics. The examining board shall adopt such rules as are necessary under this chapter and shall, by rule, establish a reasonable code of ethics governing the professional conduct of psychologists, using as its model the "Ethical Standards of Psychologists", established by the American Psychological Association. The primary intent of this code shall be to assure that licensed psychologists limit their practices to those specialties in the field of psychology which they are qualified to practice. Every person who holds a license to practice psychology in this state shall be governed and controlled by such code of ethics. A written statement of the code shall be made available to all applicants for licensing, as well as all licensed psychologists, when amendments are made to those standards. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize the psychologist to engage in the practice of medicine.

455.08 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also Psy and ch. Psy 5, Wis. adm. code.

455.08 - ANNOT.

Construing rules of professional conduct adopted under s. 455.08 as applying to post-therapy conduct is necessary to effectuate the purpose of protecting the health, safety, or welfare of former clients. Bar-Av v. Psychology Examining Board, 2007 WI App 21, 299 Wis. 2d 387, 728 N.W.2d 722, 04-3251.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 455 > 455.08

455.08

455.08 Rules and code of ethics. The examining board shall adopt such rules as are necessary under this chapter and shall, by rule, establish a reasonable code of ethics governing the professional conduct of psychologists, using as its model the "Ethical Standards of Psychologists", established by the American Psychological Association. The primary intent of this code shall be to assure that licensed psychologists limit their practices to those specialties in the field of psychology which they are qualified to practice. Every person who holds a license to practice psychology in this state shall be governed and controlled by such code of ethics. A written statement of the code shall be made available to all applicants for licensing, as well as all licensed psychologists, when amendments are made to those standards. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize the psychologist to engage in the practice of medicine.

455.08 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also Psy and ch. Psy 5, Wis. adm. code.

455.08 - ANNOT.

Construing rules of professional conduct adopted under s. 455.08 as applying to post-therapy conduct is necessary to effectuate the purpose of protecting the health, safety, or welfare of former clients. Bar-Av v. Psychology Examining Board, 2007 WI App 21, 299 Wis. 2d 387, 728 N.W.2d 722, 04-3251.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 455 > 455.08

455.08

455.08 Rules and code of ethics. The examining board shall adopt such rules as are necessary under this chapter and shall, by rule, establish a reasonable code of ethics governing the professional conduct of psychologists, using as its model the "Ethical Standards of Psychologists", established by the American Psychological Association. The primary intent of this code shall be to assure that licensed psychologists limit their practices to those specialties in the field of psychology which they are qualified to practice. Every person who holds a license to practice psychology in this state shall be governed and controlled by such code of ethics. A written statement of the code shall be made available to all applicants for licensing, as well as all licensed psychologists, when amendments are made to those standards. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize the psychologist to engage in the practice of medicine.

455.08 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also Psy and ch. Psy 5, Wis. adm. code.

455.08 - ANNOT.

Construing rules of professional conduct adopted under s. 455.08 as applying to post-therapy conduct is necessary to effectuate the purpose of protecting the health, safety, or welfare of former clients. Bar-Av v. Psychology Examining Board, 2007 WI App 21, 299 Wis. 2d 387, 728 N.W.2d 722, 04-3251.

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