Approved supervisors must have been licensed for two years in California, as a licensed professional clinical counselor, marriage and family therapist, clinical psychologist, clinical social worker, or physician and surgeon certified in psychiatry. They must have a current and valid license that is not under suspension or probation.
Supervisors must have received 6 hours of professional training in supervision within 60 days of supervising the first intern and 6 hours of supervision training in each renewal period while providing supervision.
Supervisors cannot have provided therapeutic services to the clinical counselor trainee or intern, have a personal relationship that undermines the effectiveness of the supervision, or be a family member by blood or marriage.
Supervisors should be familiar with the BBS regulations re. supervision: Reg.1820 - 1822, pp. 151 - 155 and statute sections 4999.42 - 4999.47, pp. 109 - 115 in the BBS Statutes and Regulations
The forms supervisors will need are under Forms & Pubs on the BBS website: http://www.bbs.ca.gov/forms.