- Provide treatment that is ethical, appropriate, and within your level of skill.
- Prepare for and attend supervision sessions. For supervision hour to count towards licensure, you MUST bring an audio or video recording for review, cued to portion to review.
- Secure consent from the client(s), in accordance with your employer/field placement, to use clinical information from treatment for supervision.
- Maintain records as outlined by NCLPC ethical guidelines and/or in accordance with the employer/field placement.
- Maintain a log of supervision and keep copies of all forms required by the board of application.
- Use supervision to explore clinical strengths and areas needing further training/experience.
- Be open to feedback, new approaches/models, and techniques.
- Be receptive to ongoing personal counseling.
- Adherence to NCLPC Code of Ethics, NC Laws and Rules, and other relevant professional organization requirements. Provide a signed copy of the applicant's adherence to the Code of Ethics. Failure to meet these ethical standards will result in termination of supervision contract and notification to the board of unethical practices.
- Secure liability insurance and provide proof of insurance to the supervisor.
- Follow all “policy and procedures” for the agency you work for and follow agency supervisor’s directions in any crisis or emergency situation.
- Cease all counseling services until supervision requirements can be met.
- Adhere to NCLPC Code of Ethics, NC Laws and Rules regarding clinical supervision.
- Assure a confidential, trusting, and supportive atmosphere so as to promote professional growth.
- Support the supervisees theoretical orientation.
- Create a “Supervision Plan” with individual goals for the supervisee to meet their supervision expectations.
- Complete supervision record at each supervision session.
- Provide supervision that is sensitive to contextual issues.
- Available to the supervisee during emergencies during regular business hours.
- Provide timely feedback and periodic evaluations.
- Provide supervision that protects the clients’ rights and assures appropriate care.
- Protect the client related to therapy and supervision.
- Serve as a gatekeeper for those who would enter the licensed counselor profession.
- Seek consultation to ensure quality supervision.
- Provide guidance and assistance in understanding and following the expectations of your licensure board. Assist in navigating licensure process, ethical codes, etc for the NCLPC board.
- Maintain licensure as a LCMHCS and/or CCS in NC.