4757-15-02 Scope of practice for a licensed professional clinical counselor.

Each licensed professional clinical counselor has a personal competency within the license's scope of practice, which is determined by their education, training and practice as defined in paragraph (A) of rule 4757-5-02 of the Administrative Code (ethics). A licensed professional clinical counselor may for a fee, salary, or other considerations:

(A) Engage in all practices, principles, methods, and procedures permitted under rule 4757-15-01 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Engage, as a private practitioner, in the unsupervised diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders as defined in division (F) of section 4757.01 of the Revised Code.

(C) Independently, as an employee of an agency, without supervision, perform or approve a diagnosis and/or develop or approve a treatment plan as required for record keeping, insurance purposes, accreditation, or governmental requirements.

(D) Provide work supervision for licensed professional counselors, social workers, social worker temporaries, assistant social workers, and marriage and family therapists; and supervision of chemical dependency counselors and prevention specialists as specified in Chapter 4758. of the Revised Code; and training supervision for students, registered counselor trainees and registered clinical residents per rule 4757-17-01 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 11/03/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 12/17/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4757.10 , 4757.21
Rule Amplifies: 4757.21
Prior Effective Dates: Effective Dates: 6/11/85 (Emer.), 9/19/85 (Emer.), 12/19/85, 7/3/97, 1/1/06, 11/8/07, 10/18/09, 1/1/13