201 Kar 32:045. Examination

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/032/045reg.htm
Published: 2015

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Office of Occupations and Professions

Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists

(As Amended at ARRS, November 10, 2015)


      201 KAR 32:045. Examination.



TO: KRS 335.320, 335.332(1)


AUTHORITY: KRS 335.320(9), 335.330



applicant to pass a written examination prescribed by the board. This

administrative regulation establishes the process for taking the examination.



1. Examination for Licensure. (1) An applicant for licensure shall submit to a

written examination in accordance with subsections (2) and (3) of this section.


An applicant shall submit a completed Application for Permit as a Marriage

and Family Therapist Associate[complete "Application for Licensure

as a Marriage and Family Therapist." Once the application is approved by

the Board, the applicant’s name shall be sent to the testing agency. The

applicant shall then contact the testing agency to schedule the examination].


The applicant shall be required to pass the national exam offered through

the Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Regulatory Board[The

board shall contract with a testing agency that tests on the requirements in

KRS 335.330(1) and (2) and 335.340(2). The test shall be administered to an

applicant upon completion of the requirements of KRS 335.330(1) and (2) and

335.340(2). Upon receipt of the test results from the testing agency, the Board

shall notify the applicant of the applicant’s results].


If an applicant for licensure fails the objective examination, the candidate

shall, with payment of the required fee established in 201 KAR 32:030,

be permitted[rescheduled] to retake[take] the

examination[at its next regularly scheduled date].


The candidate may continue to function as a marriage and family therapist

associate under the supervision of the board-approved supervisor until:


The examination is successfully completed;


The supervisory contract is terminated; or


The candidate ceases to practice as a marriage and family therapist associate

and notifies the board in writing.


Any request for deferment of the examination shall be made by the applicant

directly to the testing agency, who shall have full discretion to grant or deny

the request.



2.[3.] Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Application for Permit[Licensure]

as a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate", 6/2015[10/2011 Edition, Board of Marriage and Family Therapists],

is incorporated by reference.


This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable

copyright law, at the Division of Occupations and Professions, 911 Leawood

Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



BADAMI, Chairperson


BY AGENCY: September 24, 2015


WITH LRC: October 13, 2015 at 4 p.m.


PERSON: Nicole S. Biddle, Board Counsel, Asst. Attorney General, Office of the

Attorney General, 700 Capitol Avenue, Suite 118, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone

(502) 696-5300, fax (502) 564-6801.