24.219.421 SUPERVISOR QUALIFICATIONS
(1) LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, and LAC licensure candidates and CBHPSS must be supervised per the requirements of this rule and ARM 24.219.504, 24.219.604, 24.219.704, and 24.219.5008. Supervisors must:
(a) have an active license in good standing in the jurisdiction in which the supervision is occurring; and
(b) meet one of the below criteria:
(i) have been licensed in their respective disciplines for at least three years, excluding any period of licensure as a candidate; or
(ii) have taken board-approved training consisting of a minimum of one semester credit graduate education focused on supervision or 20 hours of board-approved training in supervision.
(2) In addition to the requirements in (1):
(a) an LCSW, LCPC, or LMFT candidate supervisor must be licensed as an LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, licensed psychologist, or licensed and board-certified psychiatrist;
(b) an LAC candidate supervisor must be:
(i) licensed as an LAC with a minimum of three years post-licensure experience in a qualified treatment setting as defined in ARM 24.219.5010; or
(ii) trained in a related field. If trained in a related field:
(A) the supervisor must have taken board-approved training consisting of a minimum of one semester credit graduate education focused on supervision or 20 hours of board-approved training in supervision;
(B) the supervisor must have training equivalent to that described in ARM 24.219.5006(2)(b); and
(C) the board will evaluate each individual on a case-by-case basis.
(3) In addition to the requirements in (1), a CBHPSS supervisor must be licensed under Title 37, MCA, as an LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, LAC, physician, psychologist, or an advanced practice registered nurse with a clinical specialty in psychiatric mental health nursing.
(4) A supervisor shall not:
(a) be the candidate or CBHPSS's parent, child, spouse, or sibling; or
(b) have a conflict of interest such as, but limited to, being in a cohabitation or financially dependent relationship.
History: 37-1-131, 37-22-201, 37-35-103, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-22-102, 37-22-301, 37-23-102, 37-23-202, 37-35-102, 37-35-103, 37-35-202, 37-37-102, 37-37-201, 37-38-202, MCA; NEW, 2011 MAR p. 2038, Eff. 9/23/11; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 221, Eff. 2/6/16; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 2371, Eff. 12/28/19.