Wis. Admin. Code Psychology Examining Board § Psy 2.10 - Supervised psychological experience

Current through March 28, 2022

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 license.
(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 needs.
(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.
(6) The supervisor's responsibilities include all of the following:
(a) Permit a trainee to engage in only psychological practice the supervisor can competently perform.
(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 regular basis.
(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 request.
(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.
(i) To terminate the supervised relationship if necessary.


Wis. Admin. Code Psychology Examining Board § Psy 2.10
Adopted by, CR 15-102: cr. Register August 2016 No. 728, eff. 9/1/2016

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