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BOARD OF LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS

 

DIVISION 130

REGISTERED INTERN SUPERVISOR REQUIREMENTS

 

833-130-0010

Registry Established

(1) Effective September 1, 2010, the Board will establish a Supervisor Registry that consists of licensed professional counselors and licensed marriage and family therapists.

(2) The Board may approve placement of a licensee on the Supervisor Registry if the licensee is a Supervisor Candidate or an Approved Supervisor.

(3) Registered interns pursuing licensure will be encouraged to find qualified supervisors from the registry.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Stats. Implemented: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Hist.: BLPCT 5-2010, f. 6-15-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10

833-130-0020

Placement on Supervisor Registry

Licensees wishing to be placed on the Supervisor Registry must submit a request on forms provided by the Board.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Stats. Implemented: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Hist.: BLPCT 5-2010, f. 6-15-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10

833-130-0030

Registry Renewal

A licensee who wishes to remain on the Supervisor Registry must complete the following every 5 years:

(1) Complete a renewal form provided by the Board;

(2) Successfully pass the Board’s law and rules exam; and

(3) Obtain at least 5 clock hours of supervision-related training.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Stats. Implemented: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Hist.: BLPCT 5-2010, f. 6-15-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10

833-130-0040

Supervisor Candidates

(1) Supervisor Candidates must work toward meeting the requirements of an Approved Supervisor. If after five years as a Supervisor Candidate, the candidate has not met Approved Supervisor requirements, the candidate may no longer supervise registered interns.

(2) To qualify as a Supervisor Candidate, a licensee must meet the following requirements:

(a) Be licensed in Oregon as a professional counselor or as a marriage and family therapist;

(b) Complete 30 hours of supervision training;

(c) Receive supervision during supervisor candidacy from a board-approved supervisor;

(d) Successfully complete all requirements to qualify as an Approved Supervisor within five years;

(e) Successfully pass the Board’s law and rules exam; and

(f) Be free of Board disciplinary action.

(3) Supervisors of marriage and family therapist interns must also have supervision training that includes systems components.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Stats. Implemented: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Hist.: BLPCT 5-2010, f. 6-15-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10

833-130-0050

Approved Supervisors

(1) To qualify as an Approved Supervisor, a licensee must meet the following requirements:

(a) Be licensed in Oregon for at least 3 years as a professional counselor or marriage and family therapist; or

(b) Have an active Oregon license as a professional counselor or marriage and family therapist and be an Approved Supervisor through American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy or the NBCC Center for Credentialing and Education, or be an American Association of Pastoral Counselors diplomate.

(2) Before placement on the Supervisor Registry, a licensee must also:

(a) Complete 30 hours of supervision training;

(b) Successfully pass the Board’s law and rules exam;

(c) Be free of Board disciplinary action;

(d) Provide the Board with documentation of at least 12 hours of supervision by a Board Approved Supervisor within the past 2 to 5 years. The licensee may have up to two Approved Supervisors, and both Approved Supervisors must complete an evaluation. Approved supervision may include one on one or group supervision of not more than 6 supervisees; and

(e) Document a minimum of 100 hours between 2 and 5 years of experience supervising at least two registered interns or student interns from Board-Approved Oregon graduate programs.

(3) Supervisors of marriage and family therapist interns must also have supervision training that includes systems components.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Stats. Implemented: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Hist.: BLPCT 5-2010, f. 6-15-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10

833-130-0060

Current and former supervisors

(1) As of September 1, 2010, Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists may be placed on the Supervisor Registry as Approved Supervisors if they have:

(a) A current, active license in Oregon as a professional counselor or as a marriage and family therapist;

(b) Within the last five years.

(A) A minimum of three years supervising graduate students, registered interns, or counselors or therapists;

(B) Passed the Board’s law and rules exam; and

(C) Are free of disciplinary action from the Board; and

(c) Completed 30 clock hours of supervision training.

(2) Current supervisors of registered interns who are operating under an approved clinical experience plan on September 1, 2010, may complete the plan without meeting requirements for placement on the registry.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Stats. Implemented: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Hist.: BLPCT 5-2010, f. 6-15-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10

833-130-0070

Supervisors Not on the Registry

(1) Licensed Professional Counselors or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists who wish to supervise interns registered with the Board must meet the following requirements:

(a) Have a current, active license in Oregon as a professional counselor or as a marriage and family therapist;

(b) Been licensed as a professional counselor or marriage and family therapist in Oregon for at least 3 years or have national supervisor certification by the National Board of Certified Counselors Center for Credentialing and Education, the American Association of Marital and Family Therapists, or as a diplomate of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors;

(c) Complete 30 hours of supervision training;

(d) Successfully pass the Board’s law and rules exam; and

(e) Are free of disciplinary action from the Board.

(2) Other mental health professionals may serve as supervisors of registered interns if they meet the following requirements:

(a) Have a current, active license in Oregon as a mental health professional;

(b) Have been licensed in Oregon as a mental health professional for at least 3 years;

(c) Complete 30 hours of supervision training;

(d) Successfully passed the Board’s law and rules exam; and

(e) Are free of disciplinary action from his or her state licensing board.

(3) Supervisors of marriage and family therapist interns must also have supervision training that includes systems components.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Stats. Implemented: ORS 675.705 - 675.835
Hist.: BLPCT 5-2010, f. 6-15-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10

833-130-0080

Supervisor Registry Appeal Process

(1) LPC and LMFT supervisor applicants denied placement on the registry may appeal the decision if the denial was based on discipline imposed by the Board.

(2) During review of the appeal, the Board will consider

(a) Type of violation and imposed discipline;

(b) The passage of time since the violation and discipline;

(c) Whether discipline was corrective, punitive or both;

(d) Compliance with imposed discipline;

(e) Results of national health care database search;

(f) Whether behavior resulted in harm to clients;

(g) Previous complaints resulting in discipline;

(h) Results of criminal background check; and

(j) Any other information the board finds relevant.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 675.705 - 675.835 & 676.150 - 676.405
Stats. Implemented: ORS 675.705 - 675.835 & 676.150 - 676.405
Hist.: BLPCT 6-2010, f. 12-13-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11

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