PSYPACT: Licensing compact facilitates continuity of care

By Phyllis Hanlon
May 2nd, 2022
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Rick Barnett, PsyD, private practitioner in Stowe, Vermont, was part of a task force in 2019-2020 that recommended to the legislature that PSYPACT be instituted in the state.

In 2011, the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPBB) formed a tele-practice task force to examine the formation of an interstate licensing compact that would grant licensed psychologists reciprocal privileges in other states that belong to the compact.

The PSYPACT compact creates a regulatory framework for psychologists who practice telehealth, according to PSYPACT Executive Director Janet Pippin Orwig, MBA, CAE. She added that psychologists can apply for an “E.Passport,” which allows for up to 30 days of in-person practice in another state.

To be eligible, psychologists have to have graduated from an accredited APA/CPA program or one designated as a psychology program by the ASPPB/National Register Joint Designa...

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