(1)The program will have an identified clinical supervisor who has:
(a)A Bachelor’s degree in social services and four years of paid full-time experience in direct Alcohol and Other Drugs counseling; or
(b)A Master’s degree in social services and two years of paid full-time experience in direct Alcohol and Other Drugs counseling; or
(c)Holds a current certification or license in Alcohol and Other Drugs counseling; or
(d)Holds a current license as a health or allied provider issued by a state licensing body; and
(e)Has documented training or education in evidence-based treatment interventions for clients with criminal behavior.
(2)For clinical supervisors holding a certification or license in Alcohol and Other Drugs counseling, qualifications for the certificate or license must have included at least:
(a)300 alcohol and drug education and training hours;
(b)4,000 hours of supervised experience in Alcohol and Other Drugs counseling; and
(c)Successful completion of a written objective examination or portfolio review by the certifying body.
(3)For clinical supervisors holding a health or allied provider license, such license or registration will have been issued by one of the following state bodies and the supervisor will possess documentation of at least 120 contact hours of academic or continuing professional education in the treatment of substance related disorders:
(a)The Board of Medical Examiners;
(b)The Board of Psychologist Examiners;
(c)The Board of Licensed Social Workers;
(d)The Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists; or
(e)The Board of Nursing.
(4)Any clinical supervisor will have knowledge and experience demonstrating competence in the performance of the following essential job functions for clients with criminal behavior including:
(a)The process to accept clients into the program;
(b)Conducting comprehensive diagnostic assessments in coordination with the DOC individual inmate Corrections Plan;
(c)Providing individual, group, family, and other counseling;
(d)Providing regular observation and monitoring of program staff and giving feedback to improve service delivery quality and program staff performance;
(e)Coordinating development opportunities for program staff who conduct the comprehensive diagnostic assessment, developing the treatment plans, providing care coordination, and collaborating with community resources including self-help groups; and
(f)Assuring the clinical integrity of all permanent client records assigned to program staff under their supervision, including timely entry of documentation, correctness of information, assuring appropriate clinical rationale for assessment, treatment plans, progress notes, and continuing care planning consistent with policies and procedures in these rules.
(5)If the program’s manager meets the qualifications of the Clinical Supervisor, the manager may be the clinical supervisor.
Rule 415-057-0120 — Clinical Supervisor,