SECTION .0800 LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR SUPERVISOR

 

21 NCAC 53 .0801 LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR SUPERVISOR

(a) The credential of licensed professional counselor supervisor shall be granted by the Board to a licensed professional counselor who has satisfied the following requirements:

(1) obtained an independent license that is not under supervision as defined in G.S. 90-336(d)(4);

(2) earned the equivalent of three semester graduate credits in clinical supervision training from a regionally accredited institution of higher education as documented by an official transcript, or 45 contact hours of continuing education in clinical supervision;

(3) documented licensed professional counseling experience as defined in G.S. 90-336(d)(2); and

(4) submitted a complete application for licensed professional counselor supervisor.

(b) The licensed professional counselor supervisor shall provide supervisees with a copy of a Professional Disclosure Statement specific to supervision that includes the following:

(1) business address and telephone number of the licensed professional counselor supervisor;

(2) the listing of degrees, credentials, and licenses held by the licensed professional counselor supervisor;

(3) general areas of competence in mental health practice for which the licensed professional counselor supervisor may provide supervision (e.g., addictions counseling, school counseling, career counseling);

(4) a statement documenting training in supervision and experience in providing supervision;

(5) a general statement addressing the model of or approach to supervision, including role of the supervisor, objectives and goals of supervision, and modalities (e.g., tape review, live observation);

(6) a description of the evaluation procedures used in the supervisory relationship;

(7) a statement defining the limits and scope of confidentiality and privileged communication within the supervisory relationship;

(8) a fee schedule, if applicable;

(9) the emergency contact information for the licensed professional counselor supervisor; and

(10) a statement indicating that the licensed professional counselor supervisor follows the American Counseling Association's Code of Ethics and the Center for Credentialing and Education's Approved Clinical Supervisor Code of Ethics as set forth in Rule .0102 of this Chapter.

(c) The supervisor shall provide written or electronically submitted reports, on forms provided by the Board on the website www.ncblpc.org each quarter that supervision has occurred and shall file a final report upon termination or completion of supervision. The supervisor shall be available for consultation with the Board or its committees regarding the supervisee's competence for licensure.

(d) A supervision contract form, as provided by the Board on the website www.ncblpc.org shall document the following:

(1) the name of the qualified clinical supervisor;

(2) contact information for the qualified clinical supervisor;

(3) the modality of supervision to be provided, such as live observation, co-therapy, audio and video recordings, and live supervision, as defined by Rule .0208 of this Chapter;

(4) the frequency of supervision; and

(5) the name and physical location of the site where the proposed supervision will take place.

A separate supervision contract form shall be filed for each supervisee.

(e) The licensed professional counselor supervisor, in collaboration with the supervisee, shall maintain a log of clinical supervision hours that includes the following:

(1) the date;

(2) supervision start and stop times;

(3) the modality of supervision to be provided, such as live observation, co-therapy, audio and video recordings, and live supervision, as defined by Rule .0208 of this Chapter; and

(4) notes on recommendations or interventions used during the supervision.

The licensed professional counselor supervisor shall maintain copies of these logs for a minimum of seven years beyond termination or completion of supervision and shall provide copies to the Board for inspection upon request.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 90-334(h); 90-336(a); 90-336(d);

Eff. January 1, 2010;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2014.