ORS 675.385¹
Disciplinary authority of Oregon Health Licensing Agency
  • grounds for discipline
  • authorized sanctions

(1) In the manner prescribed in ORS chapter 183 for contested cases, and at the direction of the Sex Offender Treatment Board, the Oregon Health Licensing Agency may impose a form of discipline listed in ORS 676.612 (Disciplinary authority) against any certified sex offender therapist for any of the grounds listed in ORS 676.612 (Disciplinary authority) and for any violation of the provisions of ORS 675.360 (Legislative findings) to 675.410 (Duties of Oregon Health Licensing Agency under ORS 675.360 to 675.410), or the rules adopted thereunder.

(2) The agency may impose disciplinary sanctions against a certified sex offender therapist for any of the following reasons:

(a) The person was convicted of violating ORS 675.390 (Confidentiality of communication by clients), or of a felony or misdemeanor that brings into question the person’s competence or integrity as a certified sex offender therapist.

(b) The person’s mental health professional license, or equivalent license, has been revoked, suspended or restricted by the issuing authority.

(c) The person has violated ORS 675.370 (Representation as certified sex offender therapist prohibited without certification) (3) to (5), or any rules adopted by the agency pertaining to certification.

(d) The person has failed to file or has filed a false, misleading or incomplete professional disclosure statement with the agency.

(e) The person has practiced beyond the scope of the person’s agency-issued certification. [2007 c.841 §6]

Note: See note under 675.360 (Legislative findings).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Clinical Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors675.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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