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Supervision must start with an initial fact to face meeting after which acceptable communication may be in person, via videoconferencing or by phone, if proper safeguards for confidentiality are maintained.
4757-17-01(A)(1) "Training supervision" is supervision of all individuals who are gaining the experience required for a license as a licensed professional clinical counselor, or a license as a licensed professional counselor under rule 4757-13-01 of the Administrative Code, or a counselor trainee registered with the board and enrolled in a practicum or internship class under paragraph (E) of this rule. This type of supervision requires extensive time and involvement on the part of the supervisor in order to help supervisees improve their skills and/or learn new skills. Supervision must start with an initial face-to-face meeting after which communication may be in person, via videoconferencing or by phone. Training supervision shall include an average of one hour of face-to-face contact between the supervisor and supervisee for every twenty hours of work by the supervisee. Training supervision shall be face-to-face individual and/or triadic for counselor trainees. Training supervision shall be face-to-face individual or group supervision for licensed professional counselors.
4757-17-01(A)(2) "Work supervision" is supervision required of licensed professional counselors who are engaging in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders. Licensed professional counselors shall disclose to their clients in writing that they are engaging in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders under the supervision of an appropriately licensed mental health professional. The supervisee shall also disclose to their clients in writing the name(s) of the said professional(s).
4757-17-01(E)(2) All licensed professional counselors and licensed professional clinical counselors shall maintain the training supervision designation by obtaining three hours of counselor professional standards committee approved continuing professional education in supervision.