§ 490.001 Short title
§ 490.002 Intent
§ 490.003 Definitions
§ 490.004 Board of Psychology
§ 490.005 Licensure by examination
§ 490.0051 Provisional licensure; requirements
§ 490.006 Licensure by endorsement
§ 490.007 Renewal of license
§ 490.0085 Continuing education; approval of providers, programs, and courses; proof of completion
§ 490.009 Discipline
§ 490.0111 Sexual misconduct
§ 490.012 Violations; penalties; injunction
§ 490.0121 Licensed school psychologists; private sector services
§ 490.014 Exemptions
§ 490.0141 Practice of hypnosis
§ 490.0143 Practice of sex therapy
§ 490.0145 The practice of juvenile sexual offender therapy
§ 490.0147 Confidentiality and privileged communications
§ 490.0148 Psychologist and school psychologist records
§ 490.0149 Specialties
§ 490.015 Duties of the department

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 490 - Psychological Services

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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.
  • Annual public fair: means a community, county, district, regional, or state fair that is held and conducted by a fair association and permitted by the department pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • association: means an association not for profit incorporated under this chapter for the purpose of conducting and operating public fairs or expositions. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Authority: means the Florida State Fair Authority. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Board: means the Board of Psychology. See Florida Statutes 490.003
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concession: means use by a fair association, or a grant, lease, or license to a third party, of a portion of the land under the ownership, custody, or control of a fair association for specific uses, or the right to enter upon the land for specific purposes, such as providing rides, games, food, beverage, merchandise for sale, exhibits, projects, activities, events, programs, or other uses authorized in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 490.003
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • 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.
  • Exhibit: means one or more entries entered for exhibition and constituting a unit. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • 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.
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Practice of psychology: means the observations, description, evaluation, interpretation, and modification of human behavior, by the use of scientific and applied psychological principles, methods, and procedures, for the purpose of describing, preventing, alleviating, or eliminating symptomatic, maladaptive, or undesired behavior and of enhancing interpersonal behavioral health and mental or psychological health. See Florida Statutes 490.003
  • Practice of school psychology: means the rendering or offering to render to an individual, a group, an organization, a government agency, or the public any of the following services:
    (a) Assessment, which includes psychoeducational, developmental, and vocational assessment; evaluation and interpretation of intelligence, aptitudes, interests, academic achievement, adjustment, and motivations, or any other attributes, in individuals or groups, that relate to learning, educational, or adjustment needs. See Florida Statutes 490.003
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provisional psychologist licensee: means a person provisionally licensed under this chapter to provide psychological services under supervision. See Florida Statutes 490.003
  • Psychologist: means a person licensed pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 490.003
  • Public fair or exposition: means a project, activity, event, or program, and use by a fair association, including, but not limited to, the annual public fair, which serves the purposes specified in…. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • School psychologist: means a person licensed pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 490.003
  • State fair: means an annual public fair that serves the entire state. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01