The Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists is created to safeguard life, health, property, and the public welfare, and in order to protect the people of this state against unauthorized, unqualified and improper application of psychology

SPOTLIGHT ON CURRENT EVENTS…

  • 2024 ELECTIONS OPEN FEBRUARY 2, 2024: Visit the Current Events & News page for additional information.
  • CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Visit the Continuing Professional Development page in this website for information on activities preapproved by the Board for license renewal.
  • REQUIREMENT TO REGISTER ASSISTANTS: The deadline to submit your Application for Registration of an Assistant to a Psychologist (ATAP) is JULY 31, 2023. Please visit the FORMS page on this website to obtain Rollout procedures, instructions, and application forms required for this procedure. The regulations may be found under Chapter 11 of the Louisiana Administrative Code.

NOTICE OF HOLIDAY OFFICE CLOSURES:

  • January 1, 2023 – New Year’s Day
  • January 2, 2023 – Day After New Year’s Day
  • January 8, 2024 – Inauguration Day (Baton Rouge Offices Only
  • January 15, 2024 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 13, 2024 – Mardi Gras
  • March 29, 2024 – Good Friday
  • TBD – Memorial Day*
  • TBD – Juneteenth
  • July 4, 2024 – Independence Day
  • September 2, 2024 – Labor Day
  • TBD – General Election Day*
  • November 11, 2024 – Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 28, 2024 – Thanksgiving Day
  • TBD – Acadiana Day
  • TBD – Christmas Eve
  • December 25, 2024 – Christmas Day
  • TBD – New Year’s Eve
  • January 1, 2025 – New Year’s Day

Louisiana Revised Statute 1:55 authorizes days of public rest and legal holidays.* Inauguration Day is a holiday in the City of Baton Rouge once every four years, and Memorial Day shall be annually proclaimed as a legal holiday as specified in R.S.1.55. General Election Day is a state holiday the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years.

LSBEP EMPLOYMENT AND SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES:

EXECUTIVE COUNSEL: PROSECUTING ATTORNEY – This is a full-time, unclassified state employee position with oversight by the Executive Director that supports the Board in its mission of public protection. The Board is looking for a qualified individual with an outgoing personality who is seeking long-term employment. The Attorney position is the only professional legal position employed by the Board. It requires functioning at an independent level, without the supervision of a higher-ranking attorney. The in-house attorney will represent the agency before trial and in appellate courts and/or administrative tribunals, presiding over highly complex and high-profile litigation brought against or initiated by the Board. Qualified applicants must have a current license to practice law in the state of Louisiana; preferred experience in administrative law as a practicing attorney; and preferred experience in administrative law as a prosecuting attorney.

Board Approved Evaluator – The LSBEP is currently seeking qualified providers to conduct medical or mental health evaluations on behalf of the Board. To qualify to serve in this capacity, you must be currently licensed and in good standing with your licensing board. If you are interested in serving the Board in this capacity, please submit your current Curriculum Vitae along with your letter of interest outlining the populations you are qualified to serve and any special proficiencies in order to be considered as an Approved Provider for the Board. If you are not licensed with the LSBEP, please also include a copy of your current license.

Oral Examiner – To qualify to serve in this capacity, you must be a former board member who is currently licensed and in good standing under the jurisdiction of the LSBEP. If you are interested in contracting with the Board to assist with Oral Examinations submit your current Curriculum Vitae along with your letter of interest to be considered as an Oral Examiner for the Board. Oral Examinations are typically scheduled on the third Friday of March, June, September, and December. Additional dates may be requested if needed.

Pro Tem Hearing Panel Member – To qualify to serve in this capacity, you must be a Psychologist who is currently licensed and in good standing under the jurisdiction of the LSBEP. If you are interested in serving in this capacity,  submit your current Curriculum Vitae along with your letter of interest. Your name will be added to a list of volunteers that will be submitted to the Governor’s office for consideration of temporary appointment in the event any current appointed members of the LSBEP be recused from a matter that is set for hearing.

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NOTICE: In compliance with La. R.S. 44:33.1, the LSBEP hereby gives notice that information submitted to the LSBEP may become public record pursuant to the provisions of Louisiana Public Records Law, La. R.S. 44:1, et seq.