(a)  Prior to the provision of ancillary services by an unlicensed individual, the psychologist supervising or employing the individual shall provide training in and establish that the individual has knowledge and understanding of legal and ethical requirements for maintaining confidentiality, exceptions to confidentiality, including mandated reporting of suspected abuse or neglect, and professional ethics. The licensed psychologist shall maintain documentation that the individual is trained in the aforementioned areas. Documentation of training shall include the date(s) on which training occurred, the purpose of the training, the identity of the individual(s) providing the training, and the total number of hours of training for each date on which the training occurred. Training in professional ethics shall include the Code of Conduct set forth in G.S. 90-270.148(a).

(b)  The psychologist shall maintain documentation of the employee's or supervisee's training for at least seven years following the termination of ancillary services by ancillary services personnel.

(c)  A psychologist shall not employ or supervise individuals to provide ancillary services who have previously been licensed or certified to practice psychology who have relinquished their licenses or certification or who have had their licenses or certification restricted, suspended, or revoked by the Board in North Carolina or any other jurisdiction.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-270.143; 90-270.154;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2020;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2021.