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§ 1387.1. Qualifications and Responsibilities of Primary Supervisors.

16 CA ADC § 1387.1BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13.1. Board of Psychology
Article 3. Education and Experience
16 CCR § 1387.1
§ 1387.1. Qualifications and Responsibilities of Primary Supervisors.
All primary supervisors shall be licensed psychologists, except that board certified psychiatrists may be primary supervisors of their own registered psychological assistants. In this regard, a maximum of 750 hours of experience out of the required 3000, can be supervised by a board certified psychiatrist and can be counted toward meeting the SPE licensing requirements.
(a) Primary supervisors shall possess and maintain a valid, active license free of any formal disciplinary action, and shall immediately notify the supervisee of any disciplinary action, including revocation, surrender, suspension, probation terms, or changes in licensure status including inactive license, delinquent license or any other license status change that affects the primary supervisor's ability or qualifications to supervise.
(b) Primary supervisors who are licensed by the Board shall complete a minimum of six (6) hours of supervision coursework every two years.
(1) Primary supervisors shall certify under penalty of perjury to completion of this coursework requirement each time the supervisor completes a verification form as referenced in section 1387(b)(11).
(c) Primary supervisors shall be in compliance at all times with the provisions of the Psychology Licensing Law and the Medical Practice Act, whichever is applicable, and the regulations adopted pursuant to these laws.
(d) Primary supervisors shall be responsible for ensuring compliance at all times by the trainee with the provisions of the Psychology Licensing Law and the regulations adopted pursuant to these laws.
(e) Primary supervisors shall be responsible for ensuring that all SPE including record keeping is conducted in compliance with the Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct of the American Psychological Association.
(f) Primary supervisors shall be responsible for monitoring the welfare of the trainee's clients.
(g) Primary supervisors shall ensure that each client or patient is informed, prior to the rendering of services by the trainee (1) that the trainee is unlicensed and is functioning under the direction and supervision of the supervisor; (2) that the primary supervisor shall have full access to the treatment records in order to perform supervision responsibilities and (3) that any fees paid for the services of the trainee must be paid directly to the primary supervisor or employer.
(h) Primary supervisors shall be responsible for monitoring the performance and professional development of the trainee and how and when the supervisor will provide periodic assessments and feedback to the supervisee as to whether or not he or she is performing as expected.
(i) Primary supervisors shall ensure that they have the education, training, and experience in the area(s) of psychological practice they will supervise.
(j) Primary supervisors shall have no familial, intimate, business or other relationship with the trainee which would compromise the supervisor's effectiveness, and/or which would violate the Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct of the American Psychological Association.
(k) Primary supervisors shall not supervise a trainee who is now or has ever been a psychotherapy client of the supervisor.
(l) Primary supervisors shall not exploit trainees or engage in sexual relationships or any other sexual contact with trainees.
(m) Primary supervisors shall require trainees to review the pamphlet “Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex.”
(n) Primary supervisors shall monitor the supervision performance of all delegated supervisors.
Note: Authority cited: Section 2930, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2914, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 7-6-2000; operative 8-5-2000 (Register 2000, No. 27).
2. Repealer of first paragraph, amendment of subsection (b), new subsections (c)-(c)(3) and subsection relettering filed 7-17-2002; operative 1-1-2003 (Register 2002, No. 29).
3. Amendment filed 12-16-2004; operative 1-1-2005 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2004, No. 51).
4. Amendment of subsection (m) filed 7-28-2005; operative 8-27-2005 (Register 2005, No. 30).
5. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (g) filed 10-20-2014 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2014, No. 43).
6. Amendment of subsections (b)-(b)(1) and (h) filed 6-5-2017; operative 10-1-2017 (Register 2017, No. 23).
This database is current through 11/22/19 Register 2019, No. 47
16 CCR § 1387.1, 16 CA ADC § 1387.1
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