Nev. Admin. Code § 641C.285 - Supervisors of certified interns: Duties

1. A licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, a licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or a certified problem gambling counselor who is supervising a certified intern shall ensure that:
(a) The work of the certified intern is conducted in an appropriate professional setting;
(b) The work of the certified intern is consistent with the standards of the profession;
(c) The certified intern is assisted with the development of his or her professional identity;
(d) The certified intern has gained the skills required to manage his or her practice;
(e) The certified intern has gained the skills required for continuing competency;
(f) The certified intern has gained knowledge of the laws and regulations applicable to the practice of counseling alcohol and drug abusers, the clinical practice of counseling alcohol and drug abusers or the practice of counseling problem gamblers; and
(g) The certified intern is familiar with the current literature concerning those areas of alcohol and drug abuse counseling or problem gambling counseling which are relevant to his or her area of practice.
2. A licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor who is supervising a certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern shall communicate with the certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern on an individual basis for at least 1 hour every week, unless the Board specifically directs a different schedule or frequency for the meetings, to discuss and evaluate the performance of the certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern in his or her practice.
3. A licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor who is supervising a certified clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern or a certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern shall communicate with the certified clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern or the certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern on an individual basis for at least 1 hour every week, unless the Board specifically directs a different schedule or frequency for the meetings, to discuss and evaluate the performance of the certified clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern or the certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor intern in his or her practice.
4. A certified problem gambling counselor who is supervising a certified problem gambling counselor intern shall communicate with the certified problem gambling counselor intern on an individual basis for at least two sessions of 1 hour each every month for a minimum of 12 months, unless the Board specifically directs a different schedule or frequency for the meetings, to discuss and evaluate the performance of the certified problem gambling counselor intern in his or her practice.
5. A licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, a licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or a certified problem gambling counselor who is supervising a certified intern:
(a) Shall prepare a progress report for each period of certification in which the licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or certified problem gambling counselor supervises the certified intern, on forms provided by the Board, concerning the progress of the certified intern in his or her practice.
(b) Must be available to consult with the Board about a certified intern being supervised by the licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or certified problem gambling counselor concerning the record, competence in practice, emotional and mental stability, and professional and ethical conduct of the certified intern.
6. Upon the completion of the period of certification, if the certified intern seeks to renew his or her certification as a certified intern and continue practice as a certified intern under the supervision of the licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or certified problem gambling counselor, the licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or certified problem gambling counselor shall ensure that the progress report prepared by the licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or certified problem gambling counselor pursuant to this section is included in the application for the renewal of the certificate for the certified intern. If, upon the completion of the period of certification, the certified intern has completed his or her internship, or if the supervision of the certified intern by the licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or certified problem gambling counselor ceases or is otherwise terminated, the licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or certified problem gambling counselor shall submit a progress report for that last period of certification to the Board as soon as practicable after his or her supervision of the certified intern ends.
7. A licensed or certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, a licensed clinical alcohol and drug abuse counselor or a certified problem gambling counselor who is supervising a certified intern shall analyze the performance of the certified intern through information obtained:
(a) By observing or participating in the practice of the certified intern at least once a month; and
(b) From the notes taken by the certified intern.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 641C.285
Added to NAC by Bd. of Exam'rs for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors by R097-00, eff. 8-9-2000; A by Bd. of Exam'rs for Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors by R157-03, 12-16-2003; R185-07, 12-17-2008; A by R069-17AP, eff. 2/27/2018
NRS 641C.200, 641C.390, as amended by section 4 of Assembly Bill No. 425, chapter 144, Statutes of Nevada 2017, at page 643, and 641C.420, as amended by section 5 of Assembly Bill No. 425, chapter 144, Statutes of Nevada 2017, at page 643

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