Hearing, Speech, Music Therapy and Art Therapy Professionals

ORS 681.360
Certificate for speech-language pathology assistant

  • requirements
  • renewal
  • exception
  • grounds for denial, suspension or revocation
  • rules


(1)

A person may not perform the duties of a speech-language pathology assistant or use the title speech-language pathology assistant without a certificate to do so issued under this section.

(2)

To obtain a certificate to perform the duties of a speech-language pathology assistant, a person shall:

(a)

Submit an application in the form prescribed by the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology;

(b)

Pay the certificate fee established by the board;

(c)

Demonstrate that the person meets the qualifications for certification established by the board; and

(d)

Comply with all other requirements for certification established by the board.

(3)

A certificate issued under this section expires every two years. To renew a certificate to perform the duties of a speech-language pathology assistant, a person shall:

(a)

Submit the renewal application in the form prescribed by the board;

(b)

Pay the renewal fee established by the board; and

(c)

Comply with all other requirements for certificate renewal established by the board, including but not limited to submission of evidence of participation in professional development activities.

(4)

A person may not employ or otherwise use the services of a speech-language pathology assistant unless the speech-language pathology assistant is certified under this section.

(5)

The board may establish by rule qualifications and conditions under which a person not licensed under this chapter who holds a preliminary teaching license or professional teaching license in speech impaired or a preliminary teaching license, professional teaching license or distinguished teacher leader license in communication disorders issued by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission may supervise a speech-language pathology assistant working in a school.

(6)

The board may refuse to issue a certificate, or may suspend or revoke the certificate, of any certified speech-language pathology assistant pursuant to the provisions of ORS 681.350 (Denial, suspension or revocation of license or conditional license). [2001 c.626 §4; 2005 c.698 §14; 2011 c.133 §9; 2013 c.286 §13; 2015 c.647 §33]

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Jun. 26, 2021