Course Description

This recently revised program reviews the current laws, rules, and ethical guidelines governing the practice of psychology in Florida. Areas of review include confidentiality; record keeping; retention and disposal of records; use of test instruments; forensic evaluations of juveniles for the purpose of custody, visitation, and residence issues; and much more.

Meets the Florida Board of Psychology's requirement for 3 CE credits/hours in Ethics and Florida Statutes and Rules (30 questions).

Target Audience


Learning Level


Learning Objectives

  • Discuss critical issues in Florida statutes that affect the practice of psychology in Florida, and critical issues in Florida administrative rules that affect the practice of psychology in Florida.
  • Recognize ethical issues that affect the practice of psychology in Florida.
  • List changes in Florida statutes, administrative rules, and ethical issues that have occurred since 2007.


  1. 1
    • Statement of Understanding (downloadable/printable)

  2. 2
    • PDF Booklet (downloadable/printable)

  3. 3
    • "Ethics & Florida Statutes and Rules Affecting the Practice of Psychology in Florida (Revised Edition)" - Final Exam Questions (downloadable/printable)

    • Final Exam

  4. 4
    • Evaluation Questionnaire

About the Presenter

Lawrence G. Ritt, PhD

Lawrence G. Ritt, PhD, has practiced as a clinical psychologist in Sarasota, Florida.  He is president of Professional Resource Press and has been author, editor, and co-editor of numerous titles published by this company.  He has served as president of the Florida Psychological Association and on the American Psychological Association's Continuing Professional Education Committee.