A one year experience in psychological work after a doctoral
degree in psychology or its equivalent under conditions satisfactory to the
examining board shall include all of the following:
(1) Completion of 2000 hours of the
supervised psychological experience in no more than 24 months.
(2) Clients shall be informed that the
psychological trainee is receiving supervision and that the client's case will
be discussed in the context of required supervision. The trainee must inform
potential clients in writing of his or her trainee status and lack of
(3) A minimum of 25% of
the experience required shall consist of face-to-face client contact.
(4) A total of 65% of the experience required
shall consist of the face-to-face client contact required under sub. (3) and
direct service for the purpose of providing psychological service. For the
purposes of this subsection, direct service means those activities a
psychologist performs that are directly related to providing psychological
services to a client, including note and report writing, studying test results,
case consultation, and reviewing published works relating to the client's
(5) The primary supervisor
shall be a licensed psychologist and shall have adequate training, knowledge,
and skill to render competently any psychological service that a psychological
trainee undertakes. The primary supervisor shall have post-licensure experience
and shall have had training or experience in supervision of psychological work.
Supervisors shall not be an immediate relative by blood or marriage.
The supervisor's responsibilities include
all of the following:
(a) Permit a trainee to
engage in only psychological practice the supervisor can competently
(b) Have sufficient
knowledge of the trainee's clients to ensure effective service. This may
include ongoing face-to-face contact with the client.
(c) Monitor the progress of the work on a
(d) Determine the
adequacy of the trainee's preparation for the tasks to be performed.
(e) Provide a written evaluation of the
supervised experience. Prepared evaluations or reports of progress, including
strengths and weakness, shall be written and discussed with the trainee on at
least a semi annual basis and shall be made available to the board upon
(f) Be available or make
appropriate provision for emergency consultation and intervention.
(g) Be legally and ethically responsible for
the professional activities of the trainee.
(h) Be able to interrupt or stop the trainee
from practicing in given cases.
To terminate the supervised relationship if necessary.