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Examination for the Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) - National Exam
* The Pearson Credential Manager System (PCM) is back to operational status so candidates can complete their EPPP registration in PCM and schedule their testing appointments through Pearson VUE.  Please note however, that Pearson is manually handling some of the procedures, and there may be glitches as the various automated components of the system are turned on.  Please click here for more info from ASPPB.

 

An approved applicant may request to take the EPPP.  The exam may be taken prior to completion of your post-doctoral supervised work experience, and either before or after the Jurisprudence exam.  To request to sit for the exam, please send (mailemail or fax) your written request to the Board's office.  Do not submit any payment to OBPE.  Your eligibility will be transmitted to the ASPPB Examination Portal, which will generate an email to you with exam registration instructions.
 
Exam scores are reported to the Board weekly. We will send you a letter notifying you of your score.  You may also login to the applicant tracking tool, which is updated when score reports are received. Your score should be posted by the Thursday following the week you took your exam.
 
The EPPP is developed and owned by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB).  It is a multiple choice exam, administered continuously in computerized delivery format through the Pearson network of computer testing centers.  Further information on the specifics of the exam can be found on the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Board (ASPPB) website at www.asppb.org.

Procedural Exam Rules: OAR 858-010-0025

ASPPB's Exam Candidate Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Oregon Jurisprudence Exam (OJE)

An approved applicant may request to take the OJE.  The exam may be taken prior to completion of your post-doctoral supervised work experience.  To request to sit for the exam, send your written request (a simple note requesting a particular exam date is sufficient) and the $150.00 fee (check made out to "OBPE"), postmarked at least 30 days prior to the exam date.  Exceptions cannot be made to this rule.  Applicants hold the burden of proof of timely mailing. See the OBPE Calendar for monthly exam administrations.  Once you are scheduled for an exam, a letter of approval and the study materials will be mailed to you, and you will find a scheduling message added to the "notes" section of your applicant tracking.


Official exam results are issued on the Wednesday following each Friday exam, and we will send you a letter notifying you of your score.  Results will be posted on the main page of the website under "Headlines" no later than Wednesday, and you may login to the applicant tracking tool to view your score.
 
Downloadable Exam Materials:

  • OJE Candidate Handbook 
  • Study Materials (the books):
    • OBPE Statutes, Rules and Ethical Principles (to be used through 12/02/2016 testing).  Includes: Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 675- Psychologists (2015); Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 858; APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.
    • OBPE Statutes, Rules and Ethical Principles (to be used as study materials for the 2017 exams).  Includes: Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 675- Psychologists (2015); Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 858; APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.
    • Statutes Pertaining to the Practice of Psychology . Oregon Revised Statutes (2015). Includes: Psychotherapist/Patient Privilege; Intent to Commit Certain Crimes; Authority of non-custodial parent; Rights of Minors; Elderly Abuse Reporting; Sexually Violent Dangerous Offenders; Inmate Records; Records of Individual with Disability or Mental Illness; Protected Health Information; Child Abuse Reporting; Counsel for Child or Ward; Persons with Mental Illness; Sexually Dangerous Persons; Abuse Reporting for Mentally Ill or Developmentally Disabled Persons; Animal Abuse Reporting; Doctor-Title Act; Mandatory Reporting; Complaints Against Health Care Professionals & Penalties.
Please refer to OAR 858-010-0030 for OJE procedures.