Sections
Article 1 Board of Psychologist Examiners 32-2061 – 32-2067
Article 2 Licensure 32-2071 – 32-2076
Article 3 Regulation 32-2081 – 32-2087.03
Article 4 Behavior Analysts 32-2091 – 32-2091.15

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 19.1

  • Active license: means a current license issued by the board to a person licensed pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Active license: means a valid and existing license to practice psychology. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Adequate records: means records containing, at a minimum, sufficient information to identify the client or patient, the dates of service, the fee for service, the payments for service, the type of service given and copies of any reports that may have been made. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Adopted rule: means a final rule as defined in section 41-1001. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Behavior analysis: means the design, implementation and evaluation of systematic environmental modifications by a behavior analyst to produce socially significant improvements in human behavior based on the principles of behavior identified through the experimental analysis of behavior. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Behavior analysis services: means the use of behavior analysis to assist a person to learn new behavior, increase existing behavior, reduce existing behavior and emit behavior under precise environmental conditions. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Behavior analyst: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this article to practice behavior analysis. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Board: means the state board of psychologist examiners. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Client: means :

    (a) A person or entity that receives behavior analysis services. See Arizona Laws 32-2091

  • Client: means a person or an entity that receives psychological services. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Committee on behavior analysts: means the committee established by section 32-2091. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Exploit: means actions by a psychologist who takes undue advantage of the professional association with a client or patient, a student or a supervisee for the advantage or profit of the psychologist. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • General plan: means a municipal statement of land development policies, that may include maps, charts, graphs and text that set forth objectives, principles and standards for local growth and redevelopment enacted under the provisions of this article or any prior statute. See Arizona Laws 9-461
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Health care institution: means a facility that is licensed pursuant to title 36, chapter 4, article 1. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Health care institution: means a facility as defined in section 36-401. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Incompetent as a behavior analyst: means that a person who is licensed pursuant to article 4 of this chapter lacks the knowledge or skills of a behavior analyst to a degree that is likely to endanger the health of a client. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Letter of concern: means an advisory letter to notify a licensee that while there is insufficient evidence to support disciplinary action the board believes the licensee should modify or eliminate certain practices and that continuation of the activities that led to the information being submitted to the board may result in action against the license. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
  • Letter of concern: means an advisory letter to notify a psychologist that while there is insufficient evidence to support disciplinary action the board believes the psychologist should modify or eliminate certain practices and that continuation of the activities that led to the information being submitted to the board may result in action against the psychologist's license. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • municipality: means an incorporated city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-461
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Patient: means a person who receives psychological services. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Planning agency: means the official body designated by local ordinance to carry out the purposes of this article and may be a planning department, a planning commission, a hearing officer, the legislative body itself, or any combination thereof. See Arizona Laws 9-461
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Practice of psychology: means the psychological assessment, diagnosis, treatment or correction of mental, emotional, behavioral or psychological abilities, illnesses or disorders or purporting or attempting to do this consistent with section 32-2076. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Psychological service: means all actions of the psychologist in the practice of psychology. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Psychologically incompetent: means a person lacking in sufficient psychological knowledge or skills to a degree likely to endanger the health of clients or patients. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Psychologist: means a natural person holding a license to practice psychology pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Specific plan: means a detailed element of the general plan enacted under the provisions of this article or a prior statute. See Arizona Laws 9-461
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Street: means streets, highways, freeways, expressways, avenues, boulevards, parkways, roads, lanes, walks, alleys, viaducts, subways, tunnels, bridges, public access easements and rights-of-way. See Arizona Laws 9-461
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supervisee: means any person who functions under the extended authority of the psychologist to provide, or while in training to provide, psychological services. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Telepractice: means providing psychological services through interactive audio, video or electronic communication that occurs between the psychologist and the patient or client, including any electronic communication for diagnostic, treatment or consultation purposes in a secure platform, and that meets the requirements of telemedicine pursuant to section 36-3602. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Unprofessional conduct: includes the following activities, whether occurring in this state or elsewhere:

    (a) Obtaining a fee by fraud or misrepresentation. See Arizona Laws 32-2091

  • Unprofessional conduct: includes the following activities whether occurring in this state or elsewhere:

    (a) Obtaining a fee by fraud or misrepresentation. See Arizona Laws 32-2061

  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Zoning ordinance: means a municipal ordinance regulating the use of land or structures, or both, under the provisions of this article. See Arizona Laws 9-461