(a) It shall be the duty of a licensee when entering into any psychologist-client relationship to assist his client in obtaining professional help for all aspects of his problem which fall outside the boundaries of the licensee's competence. It shall also be the duty of a licensee to encourage his client to make provision for the medical diagnosis and treatment of relevant medical problems and, whenever indicated, to make referral to or seek consultation with medical specialists.
(b) Nothing in this article shall be construed as permitting the administering or prescribing of drugs or as infringing upon the practice of medicine and surgery.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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