A licensed psychological associate may submit an alternate supervision plan which proposes that another licensed psychological associate be recognized as an appropriate contract supervisor.  Approval by the Board shall be obtained by a licensee prior to receiving supervision under the provisions of this Rule.  To be approved by the Board, the alternate supervision plan shall include the following:

(1)           documentation that the plan shall provide for superior supervision;

(2)           confirmation that the plan shall be reviewed, approved, and monitored by a licensed psychologist, permanent, who agrees to assume responsibility for the quality, suitability, and implementation of the plan throughout its duration;

(3)           confirmation that the supervising psychological associate shall not engage in reciprocal supervisory arrangements with other licensed psychological associates; and

(4)           documentation that the supervising psychological associate shall have practiced psychology on at least a half-time basis (i.e., 20 hours per week) for a minimum of 10 years and shall have had no disciplinary action sanction during his or her entire period of licensure in any jurisdiction.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90‑270.2(f); 90‑270.9;

Eff. September 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1997; January 1, 1986; August 1, 1984.