A. Licensure. An individual providing supervision shall be approved by the Board and licensed by the Board as a
(1) Clinical professional art therapist;
(2) Clinical professional counselor;
(3) Clinical alcohol and drug counselor;
(4) Clinical marriage and family therapist; or
(5) Mental health care provider as defined in Regulation .02B of this chapter.
B. Supervision Experience, Education and Training.
(1) A supervisor or any mental health care provider, licensed by the Board under Health Occupations Article, Title 17, Annotated Code of Maryland, who is approved by the Board and has completed 3 years of documented experience in clinical counseling or psychotherapy, shall complete by December 31, 2019:
(a) 2 years of documented experience providing art therapy supervision;
(b) At least 3 graduate semester credit hours or 5 quarter credit hours of academic coursework in art therapy supervision;
(c) At least 3 graduate semester credit hours or 5 quarter credit hours of academic coursework in counseling supervision; or
(d) A Board-approved continuing education program that includes a minimum of 18 continuing education units (CEUs) with a trainer or trainers in:
(ii) Art therapy; or
(iii) Psychotherapy supervision.
(2) A licensed individual who applied for and was granted Board-approved supervisor status before December 31, 2019 based on 2 years of documented experience providing art therapy supervision, may continue to provide art therapy supervision after that date.
(3) After December 31, 2019, an applicant for Board-approved supervisor status shall have:
(a) 3 years documented experience in professional art therapy as approved by the Board; and
(b) Completed the requirements of §A or B of this regulation.
(4) Supervision training required by this section may be obtained in a graduate course that may include, but is not limited to:
(a) The role and responsibilities of the supervisor;
(b) The needs of the supervisee, supervisor, and the agency setting while maintaining a clear ethical perspective, including:
(i) The maintenance of appropriate boundaries; and
(ii) Making clinically appropriate diagnoses;
(c) The role of the supervisor as gatekeeper to the profession;
(d) Methods for building effective and appropriate relationships with clients;
(e) Models for group supervision; and
(f) Models and modalities for practice intervention.
C. Pre-Supervision Responsibilities of a Supervisor. In addition to meeting the requirements of this regulation, the supervisor shall:
(1) File the completed Board-approved licensed professional art therapy supervisor application form;
(2) Provide the supervisee with a copy of the Board’s licensed clinical professional art therapy supervisor letter; and
(3) Have an active license that is without restrictions or conditions due to disciplinary action for the 2 years preceding an application for licensed clinical professional art therapy-approved supervisor status.