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.

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.

Course curriculum

  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