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§ 1833.1. Requirements for Supervisors.

16 CA ADC § 1833.1BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 18. Board of Behavioral Sciences
Article 4. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1833.1
§ 1833.1. Requirements for Supervisors.
Any person supervising a trainee or an associate (hereinafter “supervisor”) within California shall comply with the requirements set forth below.
(a) Prior to the commencement of any counseling or supervision, the supervisor shall sign under penalty of perjury the “Responsibility Statement for Supervisors of a Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee or Associate” (Form No. 37A-523, Revised 08/2018), hereby incorporated by reference, requiring that:
(1) The supervisor possesses and maintains a current valid California license as a licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed professional clinical counselor, licensed psychologist, or physician who is certified in psychiatry as specified in section 4980.03(g) of the Code and has been so licensed in California for at least two years prior to commencing any supervision; or
(A) Provides supervision only to trainees at an academic institution that offers a qualifying degree program as specified in section 4980.40(a) of the Code; and
(B) Has been licensed in California as specified in section 4980.03(g) of the Code, and in any other state, for a total of at least two years prior to commencing any supervision.
(2) A supervisor who is not licensed as a licensed marriage and family therapist shall have sufficient experience, training, and education in marriage and family therapy to competently practice marriage and family therapy in California.
(3) The supervisor keeps himself or herself informed of developments in marriage and family therapy and in California law governing the practice of marriage and family therapy.
(4) The supervisor has and maintains a current license in good standing and will immediately notify the trainee or associate of any disciplinary action, including revocation or suspension, even if stayed, probation terms, inactive license status, or any lapse in licensure, that affects the supervisor's ability or right to supervise.
(5) The supervisor has practiced psychotherapy or provided direct supervision of trainees, assocaites, associate clinical social workers, or associate professional clinical counselors who perform psychotherapy for at least two (2) years within the five (5) year period immediately preceding any supervision.
(6) The supervisor has had sufficient experience, training and education in the area of clinical supervision to competently supervise trainees or associates.
(A) Persons licensed by the board who provide supervision shall complete a minimum of six (6) hours of supervision training or coursework in each renewal period while providing supervision. This training or coursework may apply towards the continuing education requirements set forth in Sections 4980.54, 4996.22, and 4999.76 of the Code.
(B) Persons licensed by the board who provide supervision and who have not met requirements of subsection (A), shall complete a minimum of six (6) hours of supervision training or coursework within sixty (60) days of commencement of supervision.
(7) The supervisor knows and understands the laws and regulations pertaining to both the supervision of trainees and assocaites and the experience required for licensure as a licensed marriage and family therapist.
(8) The supervisor shall ensure that the extent, kind, and quality of counseling performed is consistent with the education, training, and experience of the trainee or associate.
(9) The supervisor shall monitor and evaluate the extent, kind, and quality of counseling performed by the trainee or associate by direct observation, review of audio or video tapes of therapy, review of progress and process notes and other treatment records, or by any other means deemed appropriate by the supervisor.
(10) The supervisor shall address with the trainee or associate the manner in which emergencies will be handled.
(b) Each supervisor shall provide the trainee or associate with the original signed “Responsibility Statement for Supervisors of a Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee or Associate” (Form No. 37A-523, Revised 08/2018) prior to the commencement of any counseling or supervision. Trainees and associates shall provide the board with the signed “Responsibility Statement for Supervisors of a Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee or Associate” (Form No. 37A-523, Revised 08/2018) from each supervisor upon application for licensure.
(c) A supervisor shall give at least one (1) week's prior written notice to a trainee or associate of the supervisor's intent not to sign for any further hours of experience for such person. A supervisor who has not provided such notice shall sign for hours of experience obtained in good faith where such supervisor actually provided the required supervision.
(d) The supervisor shall obtain from each trainee or assocaite for whom supervision will be provided, the name, address, and telephone number of the trainee's or associate's most recent supervisor and employer.
(e) In any setting that is not a private practice, a supervisor shall evaluate the site(s) where a trainee or associate will be gaining hours of experience toward licensure and shall determine that: (1) the site(s) provides experience which is within the scope of practice of a marriage and family therapist; and (2) the experience is in compliance with the requirements set forth in section 1833 and section 4980.43 of the Code.
(f) Upon written request of the board, the supervisor shall provide to the board any documentation which verifies the supervisor's compliance with the requirements set forth in this section.
(g) The board shall not deny hours of experience gained towards licensure by any supervisee due to failure of his or her supervisor to complete the training or coursework requirements in subsection (a)(6)(A).
Note: Authority cited: Sections 4980.40, 4980.60 and 4990.20, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 4980.03, 4980.35, 4980.42, 4980.43, 4980.44, 4980.45, 4980.48, 4980.54, 4996.22 and 4999.76, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. Renumbering of former Section 1833.1 to Section 1833.3 and new Section 1833.1 filed 1-5-90; operative 1-1-91 (Register 90, No. 8). For prior history, see Registers 87, No. 34 and 83, No. 38.
2. Amendment filed 10-31-97; operative 1-1-98 (Register 97, No. 44).
3. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a), adding new subsections (a)(11)(E)-(G), repealing and adopting new subsection (a)(12)(E), adding new subsections (a)(12)(F)-(H) and amending subsection (b) filed 4-28-98 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 98, No. 18).
4. Amendment of subsections (a)(1), (a)(3) and (a)(4), new subsections (a)(6)(A)-(C), amendment of subsection (b), new subsection (h) and amendment of Note filed 1-21-99; operative 2-20-99 (Register 99, No. 4).
5. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a) and (b) filed 12-22-99 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 99, No. 52).
6. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a), (a)(1), (a)(2)-(3) and (a)(7), repealing subsections (a)(11)-(a)(12)(H) and amending subsections (b) and (e) filed 4-25-2005 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2005, No. 17).
7. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a)(2), (a)(3), (a)(6)(B) and (e) filed 10-18-2005 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2005, No. 42).
8. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a) and (b) and “Responsibility Statement for Supervisors of a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern or Trainee” form (incorporated by reference) filed 2-21-2006 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2006, No. 8).
9. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-27-2007; operative 1-26-2008 (Register 2007, No. 52).
10. Amendment of subsections (a)-(a)(1), (a)(5)-(6) and (b) and amendment of Note filed 5-24-2011; operative 5-24-2011 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2011, No. 21).
11. Change without regulatory effect amending section and Note filed 8-29-2018 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2018, No. 35).
This database is current through 4/5/19 Register 2019, No. 14
16 CCR § 1833.1, 16 CA ADC § 1833.1
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