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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

(1) To be placed on the Supervisor Registry, an active licensee must submit a request on forms provided by the Board.

(2) Licensees on inactive status will be denied or removed from placement.

(3) Licensees may request in writing to be removed 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; BLPCT 4-2016, f. & cert. ef. 10-10-16

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 will be removed from the registry.

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

(a) Hold an active Oregon license as a professional counselor or as a marriage and family therapist;

(b) Complete 30 clock hours of post-master’s degree supervision training;

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

(d) For supervisors of marriage and family therapist interns only: 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; BLPCT 4-2016, f. & cert. ef. 10-10-16

833-130-0050

Approved Supervisors

(1) To qualify to supervise registered interns, a licensee who is not on the Supervisor Registry must meet the following requirements:

(a) Meet or have previously met all of the requirements to qualify as a Supervisor Candidate per OAR 833-130-0040; and

(b) Hold an active Oregon license as a professional counselor or marriage and family therapist, and:

(A) Have been actively licensed by the Board for at least 3 years; or

(B) Be an Approved Supervisor through the AAMFT or the NBCC Center for Credentialing and Education.

(2) To qualify as in Approved Supervisor for purposes of placement on the Supervisor Registry, in addition to the requirements of section (1) above, the licensee must:

(a) Document 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

(b) 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.

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; BLPCT 4-2016, f. & cert. ef. 10-10-16

833-130-0070

Supervisors Not on the Registry

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

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

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

(3) Complete 30 clock hours of post-master’s degree supervision training;

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

(5) For supervisors of marriage and family therapist interns only: 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; BLPCT 4-2016, f. & cert. ef. 10-10-16

833-130-0080

Discipline Review Process

(1) A proposed supervisor must disclose any history of disciplinary action, which must be reviewed by the Board.

(2) A licensee that receives Board disciplinary action subsequent to placement on the Supervisor Registry must discontinue supervision of registered interns pending discipline review by the Board.

(3) During discipline review, 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.

(4) At the conclusion of the review, the Board will determine whether to approve or deny:

(a) The licensee or other mental health professional to provide supervision; and/or

(b) The licensee for initial or continued placement on the Supervisor Registry.

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; BLPCT 4-2016, f. & cert. ef. 10-10-16

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