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

(1) In the manner prescribed in ORS chapter 183 for contested cases, and at the direction of the Sexual Offense Treatment Board, the Health Licensing Office may impose a form of discipline listed in ORS 676.612 (Disciplinary authority) against a certified clinical sexual offense therapist, certified associate sexual offense therapist, certified secondary clinical sexual offense therapist or certified sexual offense therapist intern for any of the grounds listed in ORS 676.612 (Disciplinary authority) and for any violation of the provisions of, or rules adopted under, ORS 675.365 (Definitions for ORS 675.365 to 675.410) to 675.410 (Duties of Health Licensing Office under ORS 675.365 to 675.410).

(2) The office may impose disciplinary sanctions against a certified clinical sexual offense therapist, certified associate sexual offense therapist, certified secondary clinical sexual offense therapist or certified sexual offense therapist intern 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 clinical sexual offense therapist, certified associate sexual offense therapist, certified secondary clinical sexual offense therapist or certified sexual offense therapist intern.

(b) The person’s mental health professional license, or equivalent license, has been revoked, suspended or restricted by the issuing authority.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 (Unauthorized practice or use of title prohibited) (1), or any rules adopted by the office pertaining to certification.

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

(e) The person has practiced beyond the scope of the person’s certification under ORS 675.380 (Reciprocal certification). [2007 c.841 §6; 2013 c.568 §13; 2017 c.421 §7; 2019 c.68 §7]

Note: See note under 675.365 (Definitions for ORS 675.365 to 675.410).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sexual Offense Therapists; Regulated Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors675.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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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