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§ 1399.153.3. Responsibilities of RPE Supervisors.

16 CA ADC § 1399.153.3BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13.4. Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board of the Department of Consumer Affairs
Article 4. Qualifications for Licensure - Required Professional Experience
16 CCR § 1399.153.3
§ 1399.153.3. Responsibilities of RPE Supervisors.
An RPE supervisor's responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to:
(a) Legal responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of the patients treated by the RPE temporary license holder.
(b) Insuring that the extent, kind, and quality of functions performed by an RPE temporary license holder under the supervisor's supervision is in compliance with these regulations and is consistent with the RPE temporary license holder's education and training.
(c) Insuring that such supervision consists of direct monitoring for a minimum of eight hours per month for each full-time RPE temporary license holder and four hours per month for each part-time RPE temporary license holder.
(d) “Direct monitoring” of the RPE temporary license holder may consist of the personal observation of the following:
(1) evaluation and assessment procedures;
(2) treatment procedures;
(3) record keeping, evaluation or assessment reports, correspondence, plans for management, and summaries of case conferences;
(4) participation in case conferences.
At least 50% of the supervisor's observation shall be of the RPE temporary license holder's evaluation, assessment and treatment procedures.
(e) Reviewing and evaluating the RPE temporary license holder's performance on a monthly basis for the purpose of improving his or her professional expertise. The RPE supervisor shall discuss the evaluations with the RPE temporary license holder and maintain written documentation of these evaluations and reviews. The written evaluations shall be signed by both the RPE supervisor and the RPE temporary license holder. If the supervisor determines the RPE temporary license holder is not minimally competent for licensure, the RPE temporary license holder shall be so notified orally and in writing. A written statement documenting the basis for the supervisor's determination shall be submitted with the final verification of experience to the Board.
(f) Reviewing and countersigning all evaluation and assessment reports, treatment plans, progress and discharge reports drafted by the RPE temporary license holder.
(g) A “Required professional experience supervisor” must have completed not less than six (6) hours of continuing professional development in supervision training prior to assuming responsibility as a RPE supervisor, and three (3) hours of continuing professional development in supervision training every four years thereafter. If the continuing professional development in supervision training is obtained from a Board- approved provider as defined in Section 2532.6 subdivision (e) of the Code, the hours may be applied towards the continuing professional development requirement for licensees set forth in Section 1399.160.3 of the California Code of Regulations.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 2531.95, 2532.2 and 2532.6, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 2532.2 and 2532.6, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. Change without regulatory effect renumbering former section 1399.163 to section 1399.153.3 filed 12-6-99 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 99, No. 50).
2. Amendment filed 1-23-2003; operative 1-23-2003 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2003, No. 4).
3. New subsection (g) filed 7-23-2008; operative 8-22-2008 (Register 2008, No. 30).
4. Amendment of subsection (g) and Note filed 4-27-2010; operative 5-27-2010 (Register 2010, No. 18).
5. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (e) and (g) filed 10-28-2015 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2015, No. 44).
This database is current through 7/31/20 Register 2020, No. 31
16 CCR § 1399.153.3, 16 CA ADC § 1399.153.3
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