Kansas State Personnel Standards

Audiologist

Discipline Audiologist
License/Certificate Audiologist
State Department Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
State Department Hyperlink https://www.kdads.ks.gov/commissions/scc/health-occupations-credentialing
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Doctorate's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? National Teaching Exam Specialty Area Test in audiology by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), 600

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specialist

Discipline Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specialist
License/Certificate Deaf and Hard of Hearing
State Department Kansas Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=325
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range PreK - 12th grade
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood 160 and Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 160

Early Childhood Educator

Discipline Early Childhood Educator
License/Certificate Early Childhood Unified
State Department Kansas Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=325
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - 3rd grade
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? Praxis II: a. Principles of Learning and Teaching Early Childhood Min Score: 160; b. Education of Young Children Min Score: 172

Early Childhood Special Educator

Discipline Early Childhood Special Educator
License/Certificate Early Childhood Unified
State Department Kansas Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=325
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - 3rd grade
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? Praxis II: a. Principles of Learning and Teaching Early Childhood Min Score: 160; b. Education of Young Children Min Score: 172

Family Therapist

Discipline Family Therapist
License/Certificate Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)
State Department Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksbsrb.org/marriagefamily.htm
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? 350 hours of direct client contact or additional postgraduate supervised experience as determined by the board
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? The Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards (AMFTRB) National Marital and Family Therapy Examination - minimum score ?

Nurse

Discipline Nurse
License/Certificate Registered Nurse (RN)
State Department Kansas Board of Nursing
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksbn.org/faq.htm
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Associate's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) NCLEX RN Exam

Occupational Therapist

Discipline Occupational Therapist
License/Certificate Occupational Therapy License
State Department Kansas Board of Healing Arts
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksbha.org/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Experience: The applicant shall submit to the board evidence of having successfully completed a period of supervised field work at a minimum recognized by the board. Levels I and II Fieldwork
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? National Board of Certified Occupational Therapist (NBOCT) Certified Occupational Therapist Exam (Score of 450)

Physical Therapist

Discipline Physical Therapist
License/Certificate Physical Therapy License
State Department Kansas Board of Healing Arts
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksbha.org/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) pass 600

Psychologist

Discipline Psychologist
License/Certificate Licensed Clinical Psychologist
State Department Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksbsrb.org/psychologists.htm
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Doctorate's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Two years of supervised experience of which: 1. One year and 1800 hours may be pre-doctoral internship. 2. At least one year and 1800 hours must be post-doctoral. Of the 1800 postdoctoral hours: a. 900 hours shall be direct client contact providing psychological services, K.A.R. 102-1-1 (c) b. 180 hours a year shall be providing general or non-clinical psychological services. K.A.R. 102-1-1 (h) Please see K.A.R. 102-1-5a for the supervised experience requirements.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) 70% or 500; Kansas not require a Jurisprudence Examination for licensure

School Psychologist

Discipline School Psychologist
License/Certificate School Specialist License - School Psychologist
State Department Kansas State Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=325
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range PreK - 12th grade
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? ETS Praxis School Psychologist (0401) pass 157

Social Worker

Discipline Social Worker
License/Certificate Licensed Social Worker
State Department Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksbsrb.org/socialworkers.htm
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Examination (Three levels, dependent on level of licensure: Bachelor's, master's, Clinical). According to the ASWB website the score would be 70 or 75, but amounts to the same score.

Speech Language Pathologist

Discipline Speech Language Pathologist
License/Certificate Speech Language Pathologist
State Department Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
State Department Hyperlink https://www.kdads.ks.gov/commissions/scc/health-occupations-credentialing
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Have completed a clinical practicum of at least 375 hours, of which at least 250 were completed at the graduate level
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? The Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology (0330 and 5330) 600

Vision Specialist

Discipline Vision Specialist
License/Certificate School Specialist License Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired also listed as
State Department Kansas Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=325
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range PreK - 12th grade
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? Praxis II: a. Principles of Learning and Teaching Early Childhood Min Score: 160 b. Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments Min Score: 163