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PSYPACT - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Proposed Rules
The Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Commission has published Proposed Rules for consideration and comment. The Proposed Rules can be found HERE.
These Proposed Rules are open for a period of 60 days for public comment for those stakeholders interested in providing such comment. The deadline for submission of written comments is September 30, 2019.
Written comments should be submitted via the public comment form found on the PSYPACT website and submitted to the PSYPACT Commission no later than 5:00 pm EST on September 30, 2019.
A public hearing will be conducted via Zoom on October 1, 2019 beginning at 3:00 pm EST. Interested parties may participate and notification will be posted to the PSYPACT website 30 days prior to the meeting with call -in information provided.
HB 1719 Suicide Prevention Training Requirement
HB 1719 was passed during the 2018 legislative session and signed into law. The bill included language that amended section 337.718.1 RSMo requiring certain health care professionals to complete at least two hours of training in suicide assessment, referral, treatment, and management training, as a condition of initial licensure. The provision went into effective August 28, 2018.
After January 1, 2019 an applicant for initial licensure as a Psychologist must maintain documentation of complying with this provision. The aforementioned two (2) hours can be part of the graduate course of study or obtained through self-study.
For continuing education on suicide prevention click here
If you are a current licensee please fill out the short 1 minute survey below.
Psychologists & Military Personnel
The Missouri Department of Mental Health, in partnership with the Missouri Behavioral Health Alliance, has developed a web-based interactive map that will assist the military community with connecting to treatment providers. Think of this as a free referral source for your practice. If a licensee is interested in participating, please see the electronic enrollment form (name, credentials, available services) at the following link: https://stateofmissouri.wufoo.com/forms/w7p2a3/.
Please address questions to DMH.Veteran@dmh.mo.gov.