(a) Any psychologist employing or supervising
unlicensed individuals performing ancillary services shall maintain
professional responsibility for the quality of the services rendered and for
the effects of the services upon the client, patient, or other individuals. The
psychologist shall have face-to-face contact during the course of services with
all patients, clients, or other recipients of services who are provided
ancillary services by unlicensed persons as part of the psychologist's
(b) Ancillary services
shall be considered to be only those activities that an individual shall engage
in for the purpose of providing assistance to a psychologist in providing
psychological services to patients, clients, and their families, as set forth
in Rule .2805 of this Section. Not included as ancillary services are those
clerical and administrative services which are not directly related to
assisting a psychologist in the provision of psychological services.
(c) Failure of any psychologist to train
ancillary services personnel, to ensure that training has occurred, or to
supervise ancillary services personnel shall subject that psychologist to
disciplinary action pursuant to
21 N.C. Admin.
Code 54 .2801
April 1, 2003.
Carolina Register Volume 34, Issue 21, May 1, 2020 effective