4732-13-03 Supervision definitions.

(A) Professional supervision in psychology:

(1) "Psychological work supervision" means the professional oversight of persons who work under the licensing authority of the licensed psychologist. The psychological work shall be consistent with previous academic and professional training. Both didactic and practica, of the supervisor and the supervisee. Telepsychology, as that term is defined in paragraph (S) of rule 4732-3-01 of the Administrative Code, may be used in the provision of psychological work supervision if conducted in accord with requirements set forth in paragraph (B)(29) of rule 4732-13-04 of the Administrative Code.The supervisee's work shall not include the functions of psychological diagnoses, psychological prescriptions, nor psychological client supervision.

(2) "Psychological training supervision" means the formal provision by licensed psychologists or licensed school psychologists of systematic education and training that is primarily case-focused and evaluative. Telepsychology, as that term is defined in paragraph (S) of rule 4732-3-01 of the Administrative Code, may be used in the provision of psychological training supervision only as a supplement to the supervision requirements set forth in paragraph (H) and paragraph (I) of rule 4732-9-01 of the Administrative Code and may not replace individual face-to-face supervision requirements. The supervisory relationship supports and directs the work and professional development of graduate students (including pre-doctoral interns), postdoctoral trainees or other qualified individuals to help them:

(a) Gain experience for purposes of licensure as psychologists,

(b) Develop another competency area, or

(c) Develop skills in the performance of psychological procedures.

(3) "Psychological umbrella supervision" means the supervision of a candidate for licensure to help him/her develop supervisory skills. It exists when a supervisee supervises other psychology supervisees in hazardous practices as defined in rule 4732-5-01 of the Administrative Code under the umbrella authority of a psychologist. Supervision under umbrella supervision may be performed only by:

(a) A postdoctoral trainee working toward licensure as a psychologist, with the training in supervision not to exceed one twelve-month period; or

(b) A pre-doctoral intern who is a graduate student in a psychology or school psychology doctoral program; or

(c) Any doctoral trainee deemed by the graduate program director of training or designee to be prepared to enter into an umbrella supervisory relationship.

(B) Professional supervision in school psychology:

(1) "School psychological work supervision" means the supervision of persons who work under the licensing authority of a licensed psychologist or a licensed school psychologist. Any work done under the authority of a licensed school psychologist shall not exceed the scope of practice described in division (E) of section 4732.01 of the Revised Code and shall be consistent with the previous academic and professional training of the supervisor and the supervisee.Telepsychology, as that term is defined in paragraph (S) of rule 4732-3-01 of the Administrative Code, may be used in the provision of school psychological work supervision if conducted in accord with requirements set forth in paragraph (B)(29) of rule 4732-13-04 of the Administrative Code.

(2) "School psychological training supervision" means the formal provision by licensed psychologists or licensed school psychologists of systematic education and training that is primarily case-focused and evaluative Telepsychology, as that term is defined in paragraph (S) of rule 4732-3-01 of the Administrative Code, may be used in the provision of school psychological training supervision only as a supplement to the supervision requirements set forth in paragraph (H) and paragraph (I) of rule 4732-9-01 of the Administrative Code and may not replace individual face-to-face supervision requirements. The supervisory relationship supports and directs the work and professional development of graduate students (including pre-doctoral interns), postdoctoral trainees or other qualified individuals to help them:

(a) Gain experience for purposes of licensure as a school psychologist or as a psychologist, or

(b) Develop skills used in the practice of school psychology.

(C) "Mental health worker supervision" means the professional oversight of another licensed, certified, or registered mental health professional delivering services under Chapter 1737., 1738., 1739., or 3923. of the Revised Code, or other similarly legally established arrangements, in which the psychologist provides "clinical supervision" as that term is used in Chapter 1737., 1738., 1739. or 3923. of the Revised Code.

(D) "Administrative supervision" means responsibility for office or agency organizational procedures, practices or policies, and does not involve professional supervision. The administrative supervisor may or may not be qualified to provide professional supervision as described in paragraph (A) or (B) of this rule.

(E) "Psychology Intern," "Psychology Fellow," "Psychology Resident," "Psychology Trainee," or "Psychology Postdoctoral Trainee" mean persons under appropriate supervision, working toward licensure in psychology.

(F) "School Psychology Intern," "School Psychology Assistant," or "School Psychology Trainee" mean persons doing school psychological work under appropriate supervision, while they may or may not be working toward licensure in school psychology or psychology.

(G) "Psychology Assistant" means a person with a master's degree in psychology who may or may not be working toward licensure in psychology.

(H) "Assistant" means a person with a master's degree in a field other than psychology, working under "psychological work supervision."

(I) "Psychology Aide" means a person with a bachelor's degree in psychology, working under "psychological work supervision."

(J) "Aide" means a person with a bachelor's degree in a field other than psychology or two or more years of college course work, such as a mental health technology degree, working under "psychological work supervision."

(K) "Telepsychology," as used herein, has the same meaning as that term is defined in paragraph (S) of rule 4732-3-01 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 11/07/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4732.06
Rule Amplifies: 4732.01 , 4732.06 , 4732.10 , 4732.22
Prior Effective Dates: 4/14/75, 9/1/81, 10/1/90, 9/30/96, 1/8/10