TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1280 SEX OFFENDER EVALUATION AND TREATMENT PROVIDER ACT
SECTION 1280.60 SUPERVISION OF ASSOCIATE SEX OFFENDER PROVIDERS
Section 1280.60 Supervision of Associate Sex Offender Providers
Individuals licensed as an associate sex offender provider may only provide services under the supervision of a licensed sex offender evaluator or a licensed sex offender treatment provider. Supervision shall be appropriate to the client and the skill and training of the licensees.
a) The supervisor shall have met in-person with the applicant at least one hour each week. Supervision means the review of counseling and case management.
b) Supervision must be face-to-face, real-time communication and may include video or other real-time electronic communication. In-person supervision does not include mail, email, telefax or phone.
c) Acceptable modes for supervision of direct client contact are as follows:
1) Individual supervision: The supervisory session is conducted by a supervisor with one supervisee present;
2) Group supervision: The supervisory session is conducted by a supervisor with no more than 5 supervisees present.
d) The counseling activities must be performed pursuant to the supervisor's order, control, oversight, guidance and full professional responsibility.
e) A supervisor may be provided at the applicant's place of work or may be hired by the applicant to provide supervision.
f) The following activities are not acceptable clinical supervision:
1) Peer supervision;
2) Administrative supervision. For example, clinical practice performed under administrative rather than clinical supervision of an institutional director or executive;
3) A primary didactic process in which techniques or procedures are taught in a classroom, workshop or seminar.
g) When providing services as an associate sex offender provider, the associate provider shall not represent himself or herself as a sole or independent practitioner. An associate sex offender provider providing services shall always operate and represent himself or herself as providing services through or as a part of a group practice or through a clinical supervisor's practice. A licensed associate sex offender provider providing clinical services shall provide the name and contact information of his or her associate sex offender provider's supervisor to all clients.