21 NCAC 53 .0208             SUPERVISED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

"Supervised professional practice" means counseling experience under the supervision of a qualified clinical supervisor, as defined in Rule .0209 of this Section, and includes a minimum of one hour of individual or two hours of group clinical supervision per 40 hours of supervised professional counseling practice. Individual clinical supervision hours do not count towards the 40 hours of supervised professional practice.  At least three-quarters of the hours of clinical supervision shall be individual. Persons who have met all licensure requirements except the supervised professional practice who wish to counsel as supervised counselors in supervised professional settings, as defined in Rule .0207 of the Section, shall apply to become a licensed professional counselor associate as defined in Rule .0701of this Chapter.  The focus of a supervision session shall be on raw data from clinical work that is made available to the supervisor through such means as live observation, co-therapy, audio and video recordings, and live supervision.  Written materials and self-reports by the supervised counselor may supplement the supervision process but shall not be the sole basis of any supervision session.

 

History Note:        Authority 90-334(h),(i); 90-336(c)(2);

Eff. July 1, 1995;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2014; January 1, 2010; July 1, 2006.