Can a person who is convicted of a felony drug charge become a clinical psychologist in the state of Missouri?

Asked almost 3 years ago - Kansas City, MO

A class B manufacturing charge from seven years ago. I have served my time and turned my life around and maxed out on this charge.

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  1. Peter Russell Van Leunen

    Contributor Level 9

    Answered . I'm not sure, but you can certainly contact the Missouri Division of Professional Registration.

    Hope this helps.

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  2. Steven Edward Weir

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered .

    It is within their authority to deny application. It may be that upon review, they deem you to be sufficiently rehabilitated, but as I read the statute, it is a case by case determination.

    As the other gentleman suggested, it would be a good idea to make a call to find out what they say. Use someone else's phone or a blocked number if you like, but such a conversation can be extremely valuable to decidiing how to proceed.

    If you have further questions, feel free to contact me through the contact information on my website. This is a... more

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