.09 Supervisee Responsibilities.

A. A supervisee shall:

(1) Verify that the supervisor has been approved by the Board;

(2) Agree to and sign a Board-approved contract before initiating supervision;

(3) Attend and participate in supervision as agreed to in the supervision contract;

(4) Prepare for supervision using case materials related to the supervisee’s clinical professional art therapy practice; and

(5) Maintain documentation of supervisory sessions for at least 7 years, to be available for verification to the Board or its authorized agent, including:

(a) Dates;

(b) Duration; and

(c) Focus of the supervision.

B. A supervisee may not engage in the practice of clinical professional art therapy independent of supervision.

C. A supervisee shall give the client a copy of a professional disclosure statement as described in Health Occupations Article, §17-507, Annotated Code of Maryland, that:

(1) Clearly states the art therapy services are provided under clinical supervision; and

(2) Provides the name of the supervisor with address and contact information.

D. A supervisee shall obtain from the client a signed:

(1) Release of information; and

(2) Informed consent for treatment which indicates that the client:

(a) Is aware that art therapy services are being provided under clinical supervision;

(b) Consents to the recording of art therapy sessions with the knowledge that the recording may only be shared with the supervisor; and

(c) Consents to the sharing of client information between the licensed graduate professional art therapist and the named clinical supervisor.