KANSAS BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES REGULATORY BOARD
SUBJECT: PUBLICATION OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION
ADOPTED: February 11, 2002
AMENDED: June 11, 2002 and August 1, 2008
The purpose of the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board is to protect the public health, safety, and welfare. The citizens of the State of Kansas have an interest in being informed when serious disciplinary action has been taken by The Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board also recognizes that persons licensed or registered by the Board have an interest in not being erroneously identified as practicing in an incompetent, unprofessional or dishonorable manner.
Therefore, it is the policy of the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board that all disciplinary action will be published, except for a fine when the fine is the only disciplinary action taken. Fines will be published when assessed along with any other disciplinary action. Additionally, the fact that a non-disciplinary closure letter has been issued will not be published.
Publication will be in the newsletter and on the website of the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Publication will identify the name, profession, city of residence of the licensee or registrant, the statute(s) and any applicable regulation(s) violated (by number and language), a brief description of the actual occurrence and the disciplinary action imposed.
This policy is not intended to restrict the Executive Director or designee from appropriately responding to inquiries by the press or other persons or to lawful requests for records pursuant to the Kansas Open Records Act.
This policy is effective for all complaints received or generated on or after August 1, 2008. Current Website Policy
- (pdf) Previous Website Policy