|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 valid and existing license to practice psychology. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
- Active license: means a current license issued by the board to a person licensed pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
- 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.
- 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 person or an entity that receives psychological services. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
- Client: means :
(a) A person or entity that receives behavior analysis services. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
- 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.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- 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
- Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
- 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.
- 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 as defined in section 36-401. See Arizona Laws 32-2061
- Health care institution: means a facility that is licensed pursuant to title 36, chapter 4, article 1. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
- Housing: means any structure suitable for residence by an individual or family. See Arizona Laws 9-441
- Housing development project: means any undertaking related to real property, structures or improvements in a housing development area, for the purpose of establishing housing and other facilities necessary or incidental to the housing and primarily for the use of those residing in the housing. See Arizona Laws 9-441
- 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.
- 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 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
- 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
- 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.
- Local governing body: means the council or legislative body charged with governing the municipality. See Arizona Laws 9-441
- 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.
- Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
- Municipality: means an incorporated city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-441
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- 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
- Supervisee: means a person who acts under the extended authority of a behavior analyst to provide behavioral services and includes a person who is in training to provide these services. See Arizona Laws 32-2091
- 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.
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
- 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
- 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
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.