Community Services Programs

Mental Health Agency Licensing Standards; Agency Management - Directing Supervision

SUP.1
The agency has evidence that it provides administrative supervision to each employee, student and volunteer.

SUP.2
The agency has written policies and procedures on the provision of clinical supervision or consultation to each individual with clinical responsibilities.

  • Interpretive Guideline for SUP.2
    Minimum supervision/consultation requirements are one hour consultation per month for those licensed to practice independently and 4 hours per month for practitioners not licensed to practice independently or the amount of supervision required by their professional licensing authority (whichever is greater). For independent practitioners consultation can include case reviews and team meetings in which the individual is not acting in a supervisory capacity.

SUP.3
Clinical supervisors are trained to provide supervision as evidenced by documentation of supervision training and licensure or certification germane to the supervision of the service provided.