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455.09 Denial, limitation, suspension, revocation and reprimand.


(1) Subject to the rules promulgated under s. 440.03 (1), the examining board may deny an application for a license, or may by order suspend for a period not exceeding one year, limit, revoke or impose probationary conditions upon a license or reprimand a licensee if the applicant or licensee:


(a) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, is a felon.


(b) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.34, engaged in the practice of psychology or the private practice of school psychology while his or her ability to practice was impaired by alcohol or other drugs.


(c) Impersonates another person holding a license under this chapter or allows another person to use his or her license.


(d) Uses fraud or deception in applying for a license under this chapter.


(e) Accepts a commission, rebate or other form of fee for referring persons to other professionals.


(f) Engages in the willful, unauthorized communication of information received in professional confidence.


(g) Violates this chapter or any rule of professional conduct promulgated under this chapter.


(h) Is grossly negligent in the practice of his or her profession.


(2) A suspended license is subject to the requirements for renewal of the license under s. 440.08. The renewal of a suspended license does not entitle the licensee to any rights, privileges or authority conferred by the license while the license remains suspended.


(3) A revoked license may not be renewed. One year from the date of revocation of a license under this chapter, application may be made for reinstatement. The examining board may accept or reject an application for reinstatement. If reinstatement is granted under this subsection, the licensee shall pay a reinstatement fee in an amount equal to the renewal fee. This subsection does not apply to a license that is revoked under s. 440.12.

455.09 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 125, 418; 1979 c. 162 s. 38 (7); 1981 c. 79 s. 17; 1981 c. 334 s. 25 (1); 1989 a. 243; 1991 a. 39; 1995 a. 188; 1997 a. 237.

455.09 - ANNOT.

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

455.09 - ANNOT.

Petitioner is not entitled to present expert evidence indicating he or she previously testified truthfully when denying misconduct under (1) (g). Davis v. Psychology Examining Board, 146 Wis. 2d 595, 431 N.W.2d 730 (Ct. App. 1988).

455.09 - 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.