10.58.17.06

.06 Standards for Supervision.

A. A supervisor shall:

(1) Supervise only in those areas within the supervisor’s competence as determined by education, training, and experience;

(2) Provide supervision appropriate to the particular level of licensure being applied for or maintained;

(3) Provide supervision in the general content areas established in Health Occupations Article, §17-304.1, Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(4) Ensure that a supervisee has read and is knowledgeable about:

(a) Health Occupations Article, Title 17, Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(b) COMAR 10.58, with special emphasis on the Code of Ethics, COMAR 10.58.03.

B. In addition to the requirements of §A of this regulation, the supervisor shall specifically instruct and provide guidance:

(1) Relating to the supervisee’s scope of practice of clinical professional art therapy under Health Occupations Article, §17-101, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(2) To supervisees in appropriate billing practices if applicable to the practice site including:

(a) Providing services involving the application of therapy principles and methods in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and amelioration of psychological problems, emotional conditions, or mental conditions of individuals, families, couples or groups, as stated in Health Occupations Article, §17-308, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(b) Record keeping;

(c) Disclosure of fees and financial arrangements; and

(d) Appropriate maintenance and destruction of clinical and financial records.

C. The following individuals may not provide clinical supervision for a licensed graduate professional art therapy supervisee:

(1) A relative;

(2) A licensed graduate professional art therapist;

(3) A licensed graduate alcohol and drug counselor;

(4) A licensed graduate professional counselor;

(5) A licensed graduate marriage and family therapist;

(6) A certified alcohol and drug counselor;

(7) An individual with whom there could be a conflict of interest, including, but not limited to:

(a) An employee supervising their own employer; or

(b) A student supervising their own teacher; or

(8) Any other graduate level health care provider licensed under Health Occupations Article, Title 17, Annotated Code of Maryland.