PI038: Prescription Privileges for Psychologists: Benefit or Burden

Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:00 AM–9:45 AM


Providing prescription privileges to psychologists has become a topic of debate in legislation. This session will present information concerning granting prescription rights to psychologists. Issues regarding training requirements, APA practice guidelines, and various benefits and implications will be included. Additionally, participants will discuss their opinions on whether or not psychologists should be afforded the privilege of prescribing medications and how this may affect the field of school psychology.


Bryan Bander, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL