2017 ORS 675.370¹
Unauthorized practice or use of title prohibited
  • exceptions

(1) A person may not:

(a) Engage in the practice of sexual abuse specific treatment or assume or use any title, words or abbreviations, including the title or designation “certified clinical sex offender therapist,” “certified associate sex offender therapist” or “certified secondary associate sex offender therapist,” that indicate that the person is authorized to engage in the practice of sexual abuse specific treatment unless the person holds a certificate issued under ORS 675.375 (Certification) or 675.380 (Reciprocal certification).

(b) Attempt to obtain a certificate or renewal of a certificate under ORS 675.360 (Legislative findings) to 675.380 (Reciprocal certification) by bribery or fraudulent representation.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not prohibit a person who is authorized to practice a mental health profession other than sexual abuse specific treatment under the laws of this state:

(a) From practicing the person’s mental health profession; or

(b) From providing sexual abuse specific treatment if the provision of sexual abuse specific treatment is within the person’s scope of practice.

(3) Each violation of subsection (1) of this section is a separate violation. [2007 c.841 §§3,11; 2013 c.314 §55; 2017 c.421 §4]

Note: See note under 675.360 (Legislative findings).

Note: 675.370 (Unauthorized practice or use of title prohibited) (3) was added to and made a part of 675.360 (Legislative findings) to 675.410 (Duties of Health Licensing Office under ORS 675.360 to 675.410) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Regulated Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors675.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.