Authorization:
Chapter 36-27A of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Activities:
Examine and license psychologists and investigate and prosecute violations.
Organization:
Department of Social Services
Composition:
The Governor shall appoint all of the members: 1. Two lay members; and, 2. Five licensed psychologists at the doctoral level for a minimum of two years representing a cross section of the profession of psychology. Credentials of each psychologist shall be documented and be public record.
Term of Appointment:
Terms shall expire on October 30 on the third year of appointment. Terms that end June 30, 2012, are extended to October 30, 2012. Members are not eligible for more than 3 consecutive terms.

Contact Info:
Psychologist Examiners | 810 N. Main St. Suite 298 | Spearfish, SD 57783 | 605.642.1600 | proflic@rushmore.com

Mission Statement:
To protect the health and safety of the consumer public by licensure of qualified persons, enforcement of the statutes, rules and regulations governing the practice of psychology, including the appropriate resolution of complaints.