10a NCAC 26d .0506       SUPERVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION STAFF

(a)  The Department shall implement a written plan of supervision for staff who are not qualified mental health or mental retardation professionals, as defined in Rule .0103 of this Subchapter, and who provide mental health or mental retardation services.

(b)  The Department shall ensure that:

(1)           each mental health staff member who provides services, and who is not qualified in that service area, shall have an individual contract of supervision with a qualified mental health professional; and

(2)           each mental retardation staff member shall be supervised by, or have access to, the professional supervision of a qualified mental retardation professional.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 148‑19(d);

Eff. January 4, 1994;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 20, 2015.