AMFTRB Approved Supervisor Comparison

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Alabama

Supervisor Requirements (1) Is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist;
(2) Submission of a completed application on the forms prescribed by the Board (see 536-X-5 APPENDICES 2: FORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS); and submission of applicable fees for application and license prescribed by the Board (see 536-X-5 APPENDICES 1: FEES).
(3) Completion of a minimum of four (4) years post-degree full time (30 or more clock hours per week) MFT work experience or the equivalent part time work experience.
(4) Completion of a graduate course in supervision with a minimum of thirty (30) contact hours or the equivalent;
(5) The supervisor candidate must provide a minimum of one hundred-eighty (180) hours of clinical supervision to MFTs and/or MFT trainees during a period of not less than two years. During this time, the candidate must actively supervise at least two supervisees for at least nine (9) months each.
(6) Completion of thirty-six (36) hours of supervision of supervision from a Board approved LMFT Supervisor Mentor. Supervision of Supervision should continue throughout the entire period of one’s candidacy, even if the thirty-six (36) hours have been completed. If the training period extends beyond two years, at least eighteen (18) hours of Supervision of Supervision must be obtained in the final year of candidacy.
(7) The Supervisor Candidate is responsible for logging monthly supervisee direct client contact hours, supervision hours and type of supervision for each supervisee, and supervision of supervision hours. These monthly logs will be submitted with the Candidate’s final application.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Alaska

Supervisor Requirements (1) a complete, notarized application on a form provided by the department;
(2) verification of a current license under AS 08.63.100 to practice marital and family therapy;
(3) documentation of having practiced marital and family therapy for five years; and
(4) documentation of having completed at least six contact hours of education related to the practice of supervising a marital and family therapist within the last two years. “
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status To maintain approval under AS 08.63.120 and this section, a supervisor shall document at the time of license renewal that during the concluding license period the supervisor completed at least two contact hours of continuing education related to the practice of supervising a marital and family therapist. A supervisor may also include those two contact hours of continuing education in the total continuing education contact hours required for license renewal in 12 AAC 19.310.”
Requirements for CEUs If a person does not maintain approval as an approved supervisor under AS 08.63.120 and this section because of noncompliance with the continuing education requirements of (b) of this section, the person may apply to the board for reinstatement of the approval. The board will reinstate the approval if the applicant (1) submits (A) a complete, notarized application on a form provided by the department; and (B) documentation of compliance with the continuing education requirements of (b) of this section; and (2) complies with the requirements of AS 08.63.120 and (a)(2) and (3) of this section.”
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Arizona

Supervisor Requirements To provide clinical supervision, you must maintain your license and be compliant with the Board’s educational requirements, which are now found in A.A.C. R4-6-214. If you were previously included on the Board’s list of clinical supervisors, you have been added to the Board’s supervisor registry. To remain on the registry after your current compliance period ends, you must submit the registration form below with supporting documentation. If you have not previously requested a courtesy review of your clinical supervision training and would like to be included on the supervisor registry, submit the registration form below with the supporting documentation.
A. The Board shall consider hours of clinical supervision submitted by an applicant only if the individual who provides the clinical supervision is qualified under R4-6-212(A) and complies with the following: 1. Completes one of the following: a. At least 12 hours of training that meets the standard specified in R4-6-802 (D), addresses clinical supervision, and includes the following: i. Role and responsibilities of a clinical supervisor; ii. Skills in providing effective oversight of and guidance to supervisees who diagnose, create treatment plans, and treat clients; iii. Supervisory methods and techniques; and iv. Fair and accurate evaluation of a supervisee’s ability to plan and implement clinical assessment and treatment; b. An approved clinical supervisor certification from the National Board for Certified Counselors/Center for Credentialing and Education. c. A clinical supervisor certification from the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium; or d. A clinical member with an approved supervisor designation from the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy; and
2. Beginning January 1, 2018, completes a Board-approved tutorial on Board statutes and rules.
B. Through December 31, 2017, the Board shall consider hours of clinical supervision submitted by an applicant if the individual who provided the clinical supervision was licensed at an independent level, qualified under R4-6-212(A), and the supervision was provided during the first two years the individual was licensed at the independent level.
1. For the Board to continue to accept hours of clinical supervision provided by the individual described under subsection (B), the individual shall have obtained at least 12 hours of training described in subsection (A)(1)(a): a. Before the individual’s license expired for the first time; or b. Before providing supervision if the 12 hours of training described in subsection (A)(1)(a) were obtained after the individual’s license expired;
2. For the Board to continue to accept hours of clinical supervision provided by the individual described under subsection (B)(1), the individual shall have obtained at least six hours of training described in subsection (A)(1)(a) before the individual’s license expires again and during each subsequent license period expiring before January 1, 2018; 3. For the Board to continue to accept hours of clinical supervision provided by the individual described under subsection (B)(2), the individual shall comply fully with subsection (C) before the individual’s license expires for the first time on or after January 1, 2018.
C. To continue providing clinical supervision, an individual qualified under subsection (A)(1)(a) shall, at least every three years:
1. Complete a minimum of nine hours of continuing training that meets the standard specified in R4-6-802(D), concerns clinical supervision, and addresses the topics listed in subsection (A)(1)(a); and Beginning January 1, 2018, complete a Board-approved tutorial on Board statutes and rules.
D. To continue providing clinical supervision, an individual qualified under subsections (A)(1)(b) through (d) shall: 1. Provide documentation that the national certification or designation was renewed before it expired, and beginning January 1, 2018, complete a Board-approved tutorial on Board statutes and rules.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status Varies on license level
Requirements for CEUs B. Through December 31, 2017, the Board shall consider hours of clinical supervision submitted by an applicant if the individual who provided the clinical supervision was licensed at an independent level, qualified under R4-6-212(A), and the supervision was provided during the first two years the individual was licensed at the independent level. 1. For the Board to continue to accept hours of clinical supervision provided by the individual described under subsection (B), the individual shall have obtained at least 12 hours of training described in subsection (A)(1)(a): a. Before the individual’s license expired for the first time; or b. Before providing supervision if the 12 hours of training described in subsection (A)(1)(a) were obtained after the individual’s license expired; 2. For the Board to continue to accept hours of clinical supervision provided by the individual described under subsection (B)(1), the individual shall have obtained at least six hours of training described in subsection (A)(1)(a) before the individual’s license expires again and during each subsequent license period expiring before January 1, 2018; 3. For the Board to continue to accept hours of clinical supervision provided by the individual described under subsection (B)(2), the individual shall comply fully with subsection (C) before the individual’s license expires for the first time on or after January 1, 2018. C. To continue providing clinical supervision, an individual qualified under subsection (A)(1)(a) shall, at least every three years: 1. Complete a minimum of nine hours of continuing training that meets the standard specified in R4-6-802(D), concerns clinical supervision, and addresses the topics listed in subsection (A)(1)(a); and Beginning January 1, 2018, complete a Board-approved tutorial on Board statutes and rules. D. To continue providing clinical supervision, an individual qualified under subsections (A)(1)(b) through (d) shall: 1. Provide documentation that the national certification or designation was renewed before it expired, and beginning January 1, 2018, complete a Board-approved tutorial on Board statutes and rules.”
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Arkansas

Supervisor Requirements (A) Three (3) years experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor and/or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
(B) Good standing (as LPC and/or LMFT) in Arkansas
(C) Documentation of one of the following: (i) A doctorate, primarily counseling/therapy in content, which included both course work in supervision (specific to the supervision license, LAC or LAMFT) and supervised experience in supervision; or (ii) A completed, advanced three (3) hour graduate course in clinical supervision (specific to the supervision license, LAC or LAMFT) which included eighteen (18) hours of supervised experience in supervision arranged as part of the graduate course
(D) Must submit and have Board approval of: (i) A typed description of his/her theoretical orientation to supervision (specific to the supervision license, LAC or LAMFT), including model of supervision, and techniques of practice; (ii) A signed code of ethics agreement and a group supervision plan and forms; (iii) An Oral Examination with the Board”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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California

Supervisor Requirements Possess a current and valid California license for at least two years prior to the commencement of supervision; complete a 6-hour supervision training within the two-year period immediately preceding supervision and every renewal period when supervising,
NOTE: If the supervisor has never taken this course, it must be taken within 60 days of commencement of supervision; and have practiced psychotherapy or directly supervised trainees, interns, or associate clinical social workers who perform psychotherapy as part of their clinical practice in two of the past five years immediately preceding the commencement of supervision.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 36 hours of continuing education (CE) are required during each two (2)-year license renewal period. Newly licensed individuals must complete only 18 hours of CE prior to their first renewal. Courses may be credited to only one renewal period, and cannot be counted twice. You must have your CE completed BEFORE submitting your renewal.”
Requirements for CEUs Law and Ethics: ALL licensees are required to complete at least six (6) hours of CE in Law and Ethics as a condition of each and every renewal. These hours count toward the total 36 (or 18) hour requirement.
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Colorado

Supervisor Requirements 1500 Post Doctoral hours or 2000 post Masters required. Must be approved by the Colorado board or be licensed in another state.
(1) The supervisor shall have sufficient knowledge of legal, ethical and professional standard relevant to the clients being served.
(2) The supervisor shall have clinical experience and competence adequate to perform and direct the services provided by the supervisee, including but not limited to substantially equivalent education and training to that of a licensed marriage and family therapist.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Conneticut

Supervisor Requirements (a) The supervisor of the postgraduate casework shall be licensed in the state where the experience is being completed.
(b) Of the 100 hours of postgraduate supervised casework required, 50 hours shall be individual supervision consisting of one supervisor sitting face to face with either one or two supervisees. The remaining 50 hours may be individual supervision or group supervision consisting of no more than six supervisees meeting face to face with one supervisor.
(c) In cases where the supervisor of the postgraduate casework is being compensated, such compensation shall be provided by the employing agency or by the institute which has contracted with the candidate to provide the supervision or any other relationship in which the supervisee does not gain financial control over his supervisor.
(d) Any attempts on the part of the applicants to influence his supervision through compensation shall be grounds for the denial of licensure”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Delaware

Supervisor Requirements You must have post-Masters marriage and family counseling experience of at least 3200 hours over a period of at least two, but not more than four, years. Of the 3200 hours, at least 1600 hours must have been under professional direct supervision acceptable to the Board.
The supervisor(s) must be one of these: Delaware-licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) “approved supervisor,” or AAMFT “approved supervisor” candidate who is acceptable to the Board, or Licensed marriage and family therapist from another state who has held a license in good standing for at least five years in that state and who has passed the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards (AMFTRB) exam.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
Requirements for CEUs AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
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Florida

Supervisor Requirements (1) “A licensed marriage and family therapist, who is a qualified supervisor,” as used in Section 491.005(3)(c), F.S., is defined as an individual who, during the period for which the applicant claims supervision meets one of the following:
(a) Holds an active license as a marriage and family therapist in the state of Florida;
(b) Is licensed or certified as a marriage and family therapist in another state, or resides in a state in which licensure for marriage and family therapy is not required, and can document a minimum of six (6) semester or eight (8) quarter hours of graduate coursework in marriage and family systemic theories and techniques, and five (5) years of clinical experience as a marriage and family therapist; or
(c) Is designated an Approved Supervisor by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy;
(d) Is licensed as a clinical social worker or mental health counselor in Florida, or in the state in which the supervision took place, and can document a minimum of six (6) semester or eight (8) quarter hours of graduate coursework in marriage and family systemic theories and techniques, and five (5) years of clinical experience in marriage and family therapy, two (2) years of which can be earned during a post-masters clinical internship. (2) This rule applies to all supervisors providing clinical supervision to interns and trainees. (3) A qualified supervisor who provides supervision in Florida for interns and trainees must meet equivalency standards of paragraph (1)(a), (b), (c) or (d) and have: (a) Completed five (5) years of clinical experience, two (2) years of which can be earned during a post-masters clinical internship with the remaining three (3) years of experience earned post-licensure; and (b) Completed, subsequent to licensure as a marriage and family therapist, training in supervision in one of the following: 1. A graduate level academic course in supervision, which meets the requirements of Rule 64B4-6.0025, F.A.C.; or 2. A continuing education course in supervisory training which meets the requirements of Rule 64B4-6.0025, F.A.C.; or 3. Is designated an Approved Supervisor by the AAMFT.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 16 clock hours; or AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
Requirements for CEUs 16 clock hours, or The continuing education course required to meet the qualifications for a qualified supervisor pursuant to Section 491.005, F.S., and subparagraphs 64B4-11.007(3)(a)2., paragraph 64B4-21.007(3)(b), and subparagraph 64B4-31.007(3)(a)2., F.A.C., must be offered by a Board approved provider of continuing education and consist of the following:
(1) It must meet all the requirements of subparagraphs 64B4-6.004(2)(a)1.-5., F.A.C.;
(2) It must be 16 clock hours of in person didactic and interactional instruction; and
(3) Must contain content that satisfies the following learning objectives. The participant will:
(a) Become familiar with the major models of supervision for clinical social work, marriage and family therapy or mental health counseling;
(b) Gain skills to develop a personal model of supervision, drawn from existing models of supervision and from preferred styles of therapy;
(c) Understand the co-evolving dynamics of therapist-client and supervisor-therapist-client relationships;
(d) Explore distinctive issues that arise in supervision;
(e) Address the contextual variables in practice such as culture, gender, ethnicity, power and economics;
(f) Become familiar with the ethical, legal and regulatory issues of supervision; and
(g) Understand the role of evaluation in supervision.
Specific Authority 491.004(5), 491.0085 FS. Law Implemented 491.007, 491.0085 FS. History–New 12-29-96, Formerly 59P-6.0025, Amended 12-11-97, 8-13-08.”
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Georgia

Supervisor Requirements A person who is licensed as a marriage and family therapist and who has been approved by the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists to provide supervision of the practice of marriage and family therapy.
To obtain such approval the person shall submit documentation of the following: five years of full-time post-licensure experience in the practice of marriage and family therapy; 180 hours of experience providing marriage and family therapy supervision for at least two supervisees during a period of no less than two years and no more than five years; 36 hours of supervision received from an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor or a Georgia Board Approved Marriage and Family Therapy Supervisor, specifically in the skill of providing marriage and family therapy supervision, a minimum of 24 hours of which shall have been individual supervision-of-supervision; and a recommendation from each of the supervisors who provided supervision-of-supervision attesting to the applicant’s competence as a supervisor. In addition, the Board may, at its discretion, accept a supervisor who is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in another jurisdiction and who has been designated an Approved Marriage and Family Therapy Supervisor by the Board that licenses Marriage and Family Therapists in that jurisdiction”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
Requirements for CEUs AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
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Hawaii

Supervisor Requirements In accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), §451J-1:
[§451J-1] Definitions.
“”Clinical supervision”” means the supervision of no more than six persons at the same time who are acquiring and completing clinical experience in accordance with section 451J-7(2) and (3), by a licensed marriage and family therapist whose license has been in good standing in any state for two years preceding commencement and during the term of supervision, or any licensed mental health professional whose license has been in good standing in any state and who has been a clinical member in good standing of the association for the two years preceding commencement and during the term of supervision. Clinical supervision includes but is not limited to case consultation of the assessment and diagnosis of presenting problems, development and implementation of treatment plans, and the evaluation of the course of treatment. Clinical supervision may include direct observation by the qualified supervisor of the provision of marriage and family therapy services.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status Act 028 Relating to Continuing Education for Marriage and Family Therapists requires licensed marriage and family therapists in Hawaii to complete a minimum of forty-five (45) credit hours of continuing education (“”CE””) during each licensing renewal triennium, beginning January 1, 2017. A minimum of six (6) credit hours shall be in ethics courses.”
Requirements for CEUs The continuing education course required to meet the qualifications for a qualified supervisor pursuant to Section 491.005, F.S., and subparagraphs 64B4-11.007(3)(a)2., paragraph 64B4-21.007(3)(b), and subparagraph 64B4-31.007(3)(a)2., F.A.C., must be offered by a Board approved provider of continuing education and consist of the following:”
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Idaho

Supervisor Requirements 239. MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST SUPERVISOR REQUIREMENTS (RULE 239).
Effective July 1, 2004, licensed marriage and family therapists in Idaho shall be registered with the board to provide
supervision for those individuals pursuing licensure in the state of Idaho as a marriage and family therapist.(3-20-04)
01. Requirements for Registration. (3-20-04)
a. Possess two (2) years experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist and document at least
two thousand (2,000) hours of direct client contact with couples and families. (3-20-04)
b. Document fifteen (15) contact hours of education in supervisor training as approved by the Board.
(3-20-04)
c. Have not been subject to discipline for five (5) years prior to registration. (3-20-04)
02. Registration. A marriage and family therapist shall fully complete the application form as
established by the board and submit the designated fee as adopted by board rule. (3-20-04)
03. Supervision. (3-20-04)
a. A registered marriage and family therapist shall provide supervision in conformance with the
guidelines for supervisors adopted by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists. (3-20-04)
b. Unless the primary work role of an individual is as a clinical supervisor a registered marriage and family therapist shall not supervise more than six (6) supervisees, either in one-to-one or group supervision, at any time regardless of the modality (individual, dyad, or group) of supervision. (3-29-12)
c. Face-to-face may include a face-to-face setting provided by a secure live electronic connection between the supervisor and supervisee. (3-29-12)”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 15 contact hours
Requirements for CEUs Document fifteen (15) contact hours of education in supervisor training as approved by the Board.
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Illinois

Supervisor Requirements a) At least 100 of the 200 hours of clinical supervision shall be completed while fulfilling the clinical experience requirement of Section 1283.20 of this Part and the post-degree professional work experience requirement in Section 1283.15 of this Part. Up to 100 hours of clinical supervision accumulated during graduate training for the first qualifying degree may be counted toward the required 200 hours of clinical supervision.

b) At least 100 of the 200 hours of clinical supervision, whether accumulated during or after graduate training for the first qualifying degree, shall have been received from an individual(s) who, at the time the supervision took place:

1) was certified as an approved supervisor or supervisor in training by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy; or

2) had held an active license as a marriage and family therapist with 5 years clinical experience providing marriage and family therapy after his or her first qualifying degree; or

3) held an active clinical membership certification with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for at least 5 years; or

4) had:

A) held an active license as a licensed clinical psychologist, a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed clinical professional counselor or a psychiatrist licensed under the Medical Practice Act;

B) 5 years clinical experience providing marriage and family therapy as defined in Section 1283.20;

C) provided at least 1000 hours of conjoint therapy; and

D) either 2 years experience providing clinical supervision of marriage and family therapy (including the supervision of conjoint therapy) or completed a 1 semester hour graduate course in marriage and family therapy supervision (at least 15 contact hours) or the equivalent prior to or during the supervision provided the applicant.

c) The other 100 hours of the clinical supervision shall have been received as part of a practicum or internship experience and/or from an individual(s) who, at the time the supervision took place, was a licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed clinical psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed clinical professional counselor or psychiatrist licensed under the Medical Practice Act with 5 years experience in his/her discipline. “

Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs (1) It must meet all the requirements of subparagraphs 64B4-6.004(2)(a)1.-5., F.A.C.;”
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Indiana

Supervisor Requirements 839 IAC 1-4-5 Supervision for marriage and family therapist licensure applicants
Authority: IC 25-23.6-2-8
Affected: IC 25-23.6-8-2.5; IC 25-23.6-8-2.7
Sec. 5. (a) As used in IC 25-23.6-8-2.5, “”qualified supervisor”” means any of the following:
(1) An American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy approved supervisor.
(2) An American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy supervisor candidate.
(3) A supervisor who has demonstrated to the marriage and family therapy section of the board possession of a master’s degree or higher in the mental health field, training and supervision in marriage and family therapy that focused on family systems, and completion of at least thirty (30) clock hours in marriage and family therapy supervision training.
(b) As used in IC 25-23.6-8-2.7, “”equivalent supervisor”” means an individual who is licensed in a mental health field or, if the supervision was provided in a state where no regulation exists, by a mental health professional of equivalent status, and is any of the following:
(1) An American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy approved supervisor.
(2) An American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy supervisor candidate.
(3) A supervisor who:
(A) demonstrates to the board training, education, and experience in marriage and family therapy by providing to the board:
(i) a state marriage and family therapy credential;
(ii) American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy clinical membership; or
(iii) other documentation of training, education, and experience in individual, couple, and family therapy; and
(B) provides documentation of training, education, and experience in individual, couple, and family therapy supervision by providing to the board:
(i) a state marriage and family therapy credential to provide marriage and family therapy supervision;
(ii) completed course work or continuing education in marriage and family therapy supervision;
(iii) significant marriage and family therapy supervised supervision experience; or
(iv) more than five (5) years experience supervising marriage and family therapy.
(Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board; 839 IAC 1-4-5; filed Dec 29, 1998, 10:57 a.m.: 22 IR 1507, eff Jul 1, 1999; filed Oct 1, 2003, 9:28 a.m.: 27 IR 518; readopted filed Dec 1, 2009, 9:12 a.m.: 20091223-IR-839090777RFA; filed Jun 29, 2011, 9:12 a.m.: 20110727-IR-839090811FRA)”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
Requirements for CEUs AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
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Iowa

Supervisor Requirements b. The supervisor shall:
(1) Be an Iowa-licensed marital and family therapist with a minimum of three years of clinical experience following licensure; or
(2) Be a supervisor or supervisor candidate approved by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Commission on Supervision; or
(3) Be licensed under Iowa Code chapter 147 and have a minimum of three years of full-time professional work experience, including experience in marital and family therapy, as approved by the board; and
(4) Meet a minimum of four hours per month with the supervisee; and
(5) Provide training that is appropriate to the functions to be performed; and
(6) Ensure that therapeutic work is completed under the professional supervision of a supervisor; and
(7) Not supervise any marital and family therapy or permit the supervisee to engage in any therapy which the supervisor cannot perform competently.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
Requirements for CEUs AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
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Kansas

Supervisor Requirements (c) The clinical supervisor of a person attaining the 4,000 hours of postgraduate supervised professional experience required for licensure as a clinical marriage and
family therapist, at the time of providing supervision, shall meet one of the following qualifying provisions:
(1) The clinical supervisor shall be a clinical marriage and family therapist who is licensed in Kansas or is registered, certified, or licensed in another jurisdiction and, beginning July 1, 2003, who has engaged in the independent practice of clinical marriage and family therapy, including the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, for at least two years beyond the supervisor’s registration, certification, or licensure date as a clinical marriage and family therapist.
(2) If a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist is not available, the clinical supervisor may be a person who is registered, certified, or licensed at the graduate level to practice in one of the behavioral sciences, and whose authorized scope of practice permits the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. The qualifying individual shall not have had less than two years of professional experience in the independent practice of clinical marriage and family therapy beyond the date of the supervisor’s registration, certification, or licensure.
(d) In addition to the requirements of subsection (c), each clinical supervisor shall meet these requirements:
(1) Have professional authority over and responsibility for the supervisee’s clinical functioning in the practice of marriage and family therapy;
(2) not have a dual relationship with the supervisee;
(3) not be under any sanction from a disciplinary proceeding, unless the board waives this prohibition for good cause shown by the proposed supervisor;
(4) have knowledge of and experience with the supervisee’s client population;
(5) have knowledge of and experience with the methods of practice that the supervisee employs;
(6) have an understanding of the organization and the administrative policies and procedures of the supervisee’s practice setting; and
(7) be a member of the practice setting staff or meet the requirements of subsection (e).
(e) If a qualified clinical supervisor is not available from among staff in the supervisee’s practice setting, the supervisee may secure an otherwise qualified clinical supervisor outside the practice setting if all of the following conditions are met:
(1) The supervisor has a solid understanding of the practice setting’s mission, policies, and procedures.
(2) The extent of the supervisor’s responsibility for the supervisee is clearly defined in terms of client cases to be supervised, role in personnel evaluation within the practice setting, and other aspects of the clinical supervision training plan.
(3) The responsibility for payment for supervision is clearly defined.
(4) If the supervisee pays the supervisor directly for the supervision, the supervisor maintains responsibility to the client and to the practice setting.
(f) Each clinical supervisor shall perform the following duties:
(1) Provide oversight, guidance, and direction of the supervisee’s clinical practice of marriage and family therapy by assessing and evaluating the supervisee’s performance;
(2) conduct supervision as a process distinct from personal therapy, didactic instruction, or marriage and family therapy consultation;
(3) provide documentation of supervisory qualifications to the supervisee;
(4) periodically evaluate the supervisee’s clinical functioning;
(5) provide supervision in accordance with the clinical supervision training plan;
(6) maintain documentation of supervision in accordance with the clinical supervision training plan;
(7) provide the documentation required by the board when a supervisee completes the postgraduate supervised professional experience. The supervisor shall submit this documentation on board-approved forms and in a manner that will enable the board to evaluate the extent and quality of the supervisee’s professional experience and assign credit for that experience;
(8) provide a level of supervision that is commensurate with the education, training, experience, and ability of both the supervisor and the supervisee; and
(9) ensure that each client knows that the supervisee is practicing marriage and family therapy under supervision.
(g) Each supervisor and supervisee shall develop and co-sign a written clinical supervision training plan on forms provided by the board at the beginning of the supervisory relationship. The supervisee shall submit this plan to the board and shall receive board approval of the plan before any supervised professional experience hours can begin to accrue. This plan shall clearly define and delineate the following items:
(1) The supervisory context;
(2) a summary of the anticipated types of clients and the services to be provided;
(3) the format and schedule of supervision;
(4) a plan for documenting the following information:
(A) The date of each supervisory meeting;
(B) the length of each supervisory meeting;
(C) a designation of each supervisory meeting as an individual or group meeting;
(D) a designation of each supervisory meeting as conducted in the same physical space or otherwise, in the case of emergency; and
(E) an evaluation of the supervisee’s progress under clinical supervision;
(5) a plan to notify clients of the following information:
(A) The fact that the supervisee is practicing marriage and family therapy under supervision;
(B) the limits of client confidentiality within the supervisory process; and
(C) the name, address, and telephone number of the clinical supervisor;
(6) the date on which the parties entered into the clinical supervision training plan and the time frame that the plan is intended to encompass;
(7) an agreement to amend or renegotiate the terms of the clinical supervision training plan, if warranted, including written notification of these changes to the board office, as provided in subsection (h);
(8) the supervisee’s informed consent for the supervisor to discuss supervision or performance issues with the supervisee’s clients, the supervisee’s other marriage and family therapy or employment supervisors, the board, or any other individual or entity to which either the supervisee or the supervisor is professionally accountable; and
(9) a statement signed by each supervisor and supervisee acknowledging that each person has read and agrees to the postgraduate supervised professional experience requirements set forth in this regulation.
(h) All changes to the clinical supervision training plan shall be submitted by the supervisee to the board for its approval. The changes shall be submitted no more than 45 days after the date on which the changes took effect. If the supervisee fails to submit the changes to the board within that 45-day period, no supervised hours of practice shall be accrued or credited for any practice, beginning on the date the changes took effect through the date on which the changes to the plan are approved by the board.
(Authorized by K.S.A. 74-7507; implementing K.S.A. 65-6404; effective April 17, 1998; amended Oct. 22, 1999; amended Aug. 4, 2000; amended July 7, 2003; amended Aug. 13, 2004.)”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Kentucky

Supervisor Requirements Section 2. Qualifications for Board-Approved Supervisors Status. (1) Until December 31, 2015, a board-approved supervisor shall be:
(a) An American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) approved supervisor in good standing;
(b) An AAMFT supervisor in training;
(c) A marriage and family therapist licensed in Kentucky and in good standing with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the practice of marriage and family therapy; or
(d) A person licensed and in good standing with a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a marriage and family therapist in another state, and who meets the licensure requirements for Kentucky.
(2) Effective January 1, 2016, a board-approved supervisor shall be:
(a) An American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) approved supervisor in good standing, who has been licensed in Kentucky for a minimum of five (5) years;
(b) An AAMFT supervisor in training who has been licensed in Kentucky for a minimum of five (5) years; or
(c) A marriage and family therapist licensed in Kentucky and in good standing with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the practice of marriage and family therapy with the last eighteen (18) months of experience being in Kentucky.
(3) To obtain initial board-approved supervisor status, an applicant who is not an AAMFT supervisor or supervisor in training in good standing shall provide proof of completion of six (6) hours of board-approved continuing education courses in supervision.
(a) The course shall be taken within the two (2) years preceding the date of application to become a board-approved supervisor.
(b) This requirement shall be in addition to the hours of continuing education required for licensure renewal.
(c) Each approved course shall be live or online and shall include:
1. Kentucky law governing the practice of marriage and family therapy, both in KRS 335.300 to 335.399 and 201 KAR Chapter 32;
2. Theories of supervision;
3. Ethical issues involved in supervision; and
4. Supervisor responsibilities such as logs, treatment planning, and recording.
(4) To maintain board-approved supervisor status, a non-AAMFT approved supervisor shall complete at least two (2) hours of continuing education in supervision every year. These two (2) hours shall be included in the hours of continuing education required for licensure renewal.
(a) Each approved course shall be live or online and shall include:
1. Kentucky law governing the practice of marriage and family therapy, both in KRS 335.300 to 335.399 and 201 KAR Chapter 32;
2. Theories of supervision;
3. Ethical issues involved in supervision; and
4. Supervisor responsibilities such as logs, treatment planning, and recording.
(5) To renew as a board-approved supervisor, an AAMFT approved supervisor or supervisor in training shall complete at least one (1) hour of continuing education every year in Kentucky law governing the practice of marriage and family therapy found both in KRS 335.300 to 335.399 and 201 KAR Chapter 32. The course shall be attended live or on-line. The one (1) hour shall be included in the hours of continuing education required for licensure renewal.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status (3) To obtain initial board-approved supervisor status, an applicant who is not an AAMFT supervisor or supervisor in training in good standing shall provide proof of completion of six (6) hours of board-approved continuing education courses in supervision. (a) The course shall be taken within the two (2) years preceding the date of application to become a board-approved supervisor. (b) This requirement shall be in addition to the hours of continuing education required for licensure renewal.”
Requirements for CEUs (3) To obtain initial board-approved supervisor status, an applicant who is not an AAMFT supervisor or supervisor in training in good standing shall provide proof of completion of six (6) hours of board-approved continuing education courses in supervision. (a) The course shall be taken within the two (2) years preceding the date of application to become a board-approved supervisor. (b) This requirement shall be in addition to the hours of continuing education required for licensure renewal.”
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Louisiana

Supervisor Requirements §3317. Qualifications of the LMFT-Approved Supervisor, LMFT-Registered Supervisor Candidate, Board-Approved Supervisor, and Registered Supervisor Candidate A. Qualifications of an LMFT-Approved Supervisor and a LMFT-Registered Supervisor Candidate 1. Supervision not provided by an LMFT-approved supervisor or an LMFT-registered supervisor candidate as determined by the advisory committee will not be counted toward licensure. 2. A supervisor may not have more than a combined total of 10 supervisees, including PLMFTs and licensees in other disciplines and/or registered supervisor candidates at the same time. 3. A person who wishes to become an LMFTapproved supervisor must be a licensed marriage and family therapist and must submit a completed application that documents that he or she meets the requirements. in one of two ways. a. The applicant may meet the requirements by meeting the following coursework, experience, and supervision of supervision requirements. i. Coursework requirements: (a). a one-semester graduate course in marriage and family therapy supervision from a regionally accredited institution; or (b). an equivalent course of study consisting of a 15-hour didactic component and a 15-hour interactive component in the study of marriage and family therapy supervision approved by the advisory committee. The interactive component must include a minimum of four persons. ii. Experience requirements: (a). has a minimum of two years experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist. iii. Supervision of Supervision requirements: (a). Thirty-six hours of supervision of supervision for marriage and family therapy must be taken from an LMFT-approved supervisor. b. Designation as an AAMFT approved supervisor qualifies a person to become an LMFT approved supervisor. Documentation must be submitted and recommended by the advisory committee for board approval. 4. LMFT-registered Supervisor Candidate a. A person who wishes to become an LMFTregistered supervisor candidate must submit an application provided by the board upon recommendation of the advisory committee that: i. includes documentation of a minimum of two years of experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist; ii. either documents that he or she has met the coursework and interactional requirement specified in Clause D.3.a.i. or proposes how this requirement shall be met; iii. includes the name of the LMFT-approved supervisor who will be supervising his or her supervision of PLMFTs and the approximate dates such supervision will begin and end. b. The advisory committee will review the application and inform the individual in writing that the proposed supervision of supervision arrangement either has been approved or rejected. Any rejection letter will outline the reasons for rejection. c. An advisory committee member cannot participate in deliberations or votes on any applicant who has been supervised by that advisory committee member. d. Upon completion of the required hours of supervision of supervision, the registered supervisor candidate must submit an application to become an LMFT approved supervisor. B. Qualification of the Board-Approved Supervisor and Registered Supervisor Candidate 1. The board, upon recommendation of the advisory committee, shall grant those persons that make formal application and satisfactorily meet all the requirements of this Rule the position of board-approved supervisor or registered supervisor candidate. 2. The applicant for certification as a board-approved supervisor or registration as a supervisor candidate shall have maintained an active license in good standing as a LMFT for a minimum of two years. 3. The applicant who has an unresolved or outstanding complaint or who is under a consent order or participating in a plan of discipline as a mental health professional must indicate this on his or her formal application and shall be granted board-approved supervisor or supervisor candidate’s status only at the discretion of the advisory committee. C. Requirements for Certification as a Board-Approved Supervisor Louisiana Administrative Code August 2012 62 1. Applicants for certification as a LMFT boardapproved supervisor must make formal application to the board in accordance with advisory committee policy demonstrating that he or she has satisfactorily met the following requirements. a. Experience Requirements. While maintaining a license in good standing as a LMFT, the applicant must have completed a minimum of two years of professional experience as a marriage and family therapist working with individuals, couples, families or groups from a systemic perspective or working as an academic clinical supervisor utilizing a systemic orientation as determined by the advisory committee. b. Coursework Requirements. The applicant must have completed: i. a one-semester graduate course in marriage and family therapy supervision from a regionally accredited institution; or ii. an equivalent course of study consisting of a 15-hour didactic component and a 15-hour interactive component in the study of marriage and family therapy supervision approved by the advisory committee. The interactive component must include a minimum of four persons. c. Supervision-of-Supervision Requirements. The applicant must have completed 36 hours of supervision-ofsupervision of marriage and family therapy with the oversight of a designated board-approved supervisor as determined by the advisory committee. Registered supervisor candidates may not qualify to provide supervision-of-supervision to other registered supervisor candidates. d. The applicant for the position of LMFT boardapproved supervisor who is not registered as a supervisor candidate may not begin qualified supervision of PLMFTs until receipt of an official approval letter from the board as a LMFT board-approved supervisor. 2. Applicants for certification as a board-approved supervisor must submit with their application for certification a nonrefundable application fee of $100. 3. Designation as an AAMFT board-approved supervisor may qualify a person to become an LMFT boardapproved supervisor. AAMFT supervisors must make application to the board in accordance with advisory committee policy in order to certify as board-approved supervisors. AAMFT supervisors who have not certified to be LAMFT board-approved supervisors shall not supervise PLMFTs. Supervision provided by an AAMFT supervisor who has not received certification from the board qualifying them as a LMFT board-approved supervisor shall not count toward licensure. 4. The board-approved supervisor shall attend a LMFT board-approved supervisor’s orientation approved by the advisory committee within one year of the boardapproved supervisor’s date of certification. This orientation may also be counted as continuing education toward the board-approved supervisor’s licensure renewal as a marriage and family therapist. a. Board-approved supervisors who fail to meet this requirement within one year of their initial certification as board-approved supervisors will not be approved for new supervisees until the requirement is met. Failure to meet this requirement within two years of the date of approval may result in the suspension of approved supervisor status. b. This requirement may be met during the supervisor candidate’s supervision-of-supervision. If the candidate elects to do so, the orientation hours may count toward the continuing education requirements for renewal of his or her LMFT license. D. Requirements for Registration as a Registered Supervisor Candidate 1. The applicant for registration as a LMFT registered supervisor candidate must submit to the board a formal application and a plan of supervision-of-supervision in accordance with advisory committee policy. a. The registered supervisor candidate’s supervision-of-supervision must include: i. a minimum of two MFT students or PLMFTs supervised for a minimum of nine months each; ii. at least 90 hours of supervision of approved supervisees. These 90 hours of supervision must be completed in no less than one year and no more three years with the oversight of his or her designated board-approved supervisor. b. The applicant for registration as a LMFT registered supervisor candidate shall not supervise PLMFTs or begin accruing supervisor or supervisee contact hours toward his or her certification as a board-approved supervisor until he or she has received an official letter from the board approving his or her registration as a supervisor candidate. 2. The registered supervisor candidate who has successfully completed his or her plan of supervision-ofsupervision must make formal application in accordance with advisory committee policy to be considered for certification as a board-approved supervisor. 3. Final approval of the approved supervisor candidate’s supervised work experience toward certification as an approved supervisor shall be at the discretion of the advisory committee and only upon recommendation of the candidate’s board-approved supervisor(s). E. Renewal of Certification as a Board-Approved Supervisor 63 Louisiana Administrative Code April 2015 1. The board-approved supervisor shall renew his or her board certification to supervise PLMFTs every four years. Supervisors will receive a renewal announcement from the board providing them with their required renewal date and will receive a renewal notice every four years thereafter. 2. To qualify for renewal, board-approved supervisors must: a. maintain an active LMFT license in good standing as defined by this Rule. Applicants for renewal of their board-approved supervisory status that are under a consent order as a licensee may be renewed only at the discretion of the advisory committee. b. complete six clock hours of continuing education in clinical MFT supervision prior to each renewal date for current renewal period. These continuing education hours may also count toward the board-approved supervisor’s renewal requirements for licensure as a LMFT; i. continuing education for board-approved supervisors must be specifically relevant to the renewal candidate’s role as clinical supervisor of PLMFTs as determined by the advisory committee. The content of workshops and seminars that qualify for continuing education credit for renewal candidates may be in theories and techniques of MFT supervision as well as ethical and legal issues related to MFT supervision, case management, or topics relative to a specific supervised setting; ii. requirements otherwise applicable to continuing education hours for board-approved supervisors are the same as continuing education hours required for maintenance of the supervisor’s LMFT license as defined in these rules; c. successfully complete the board-approved orientation workshop for supervisors. The orientation shall not count toward the required six hours of required continuing education for board-approved supervisors; d. submit a completed board-approved supervisor renewal application along with any updates to the supervisor’s statement of practice in accordance with advisory committee policy; e. remit a renewal fee of $100. 3. After the renewal candidate has successfully completed the above requirements, the board upon recommendation of the advisory committee shall issue a document renewing the supervisor’s board certification for a term of four years. a. The board approval of any board-approved supervisor who fails to meet renewal requirements shall lapse; however, the failure to renew said approval shall not deprive said supervisor the right of renewal thereafter. b. Board-approved supervisors who do not renew their board-approved supervisor’s status will not be approved for new PLMFTs until the board-approved supervisor has renewed his or her supervisory approval or has successfully reapplied for board-approved supervisor status. c. A board-approved supervisor who has allowed his or her board-approved supervisor status to lapse may renew within a period of two years after the lapsed renewal date upon payment of all fees in arrears and presentation of evidence of completion of the continuing education and orientation requirements. d. Upon late renewal or reapplication, the boardapproved supervisor’s four-year renewal cycle will begin on his or her nearest licensure renewal date to the supervisor’s renewal/reapproval. e. Application for renewal after two years from the date of supervisor status lapse will not be considered for renewal. Applicants whose supervisor status has lapsed for two years or more must re-apply for certification as a boardapproved supervisor under current requirements. f. Failure to renew or reapply for board approved supervisory status does not necessarily impact the supervisor’s right or ability to renew or reapply as a LMFT. AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 37:1101-1123. HISTORICAL NOTE: Promulgated by the Department of Health and Hospitals, Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners, LR 38:1969 (August 2012), amended LR 41:746 (April 2015)”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status Varies on candidacy
Requirements for CEUs Varies on candidacy
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Maine

Supervisor Requirements 4. Supervision. Supervision may be provided by a qualified and duly certified or licensed counseling professional, clinical social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist. Any other supervisor must be individually approved by the board.
[ 1989, c. 465, §3 (NEW) .]”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Maryland

Supervisor Requirements (2) “Approved licensed clinical marriage and family therapy supervisor” means:
(a) An American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor;
(b) An American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy approved Supervisor in Training or
Supervisor Candidate;
(c) A licensed clinical marriage and family therapist; or
(d) Another health-care provider licensed under the Health Occupations Article, Annotated Code of
Maryland, who:
(i) Documents 5 years or more of clinical experience working with couples and families;
(ii) Documents completion of a graduate level course in marriage and family therapy supervision; and
(iii) Has been approved by the Board(14) “Under the clinical supervision of an approved licensed clinical marriage and family therapy supervisor”
means engaging in a process of receiving direction from a Board-approved licensed supervisor that includes:
(a) Monitoring the performance of a Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapist; and
(b) Providing documented and direct consultation, guidance, and instruction with respect to clinical skill and
competency.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Massachussetts

Supervisor Requirements Approved Supervisor.
(a) A marriage and family therapist designated as an “” Approved Supervisor”” by the AAMFT to supervise the clinical practice of marriage and family therapists, or
(b) a licensed marriage and family therapist, rehabilitation counselor, educational psychologist, mental health counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist, all of whom holds a masters degree in either social work, marriage and family therapy, rehabilitation counseling, educational psychology, counseling or an equivalent field, or holds a doctorate degree in psychology, or a medical degree with a sub-specialization in psychiatry, and who:
1. has had primary supervisory responsibility for two practitioners providing marriage and family therapy for a period of two years or the equivalent; or
2. holds either a teaching or supervisory position in a recognized educational institution, institute or agency which trains marriage and family therapists, provides clinical services to individuals, couples and families on a regular basis, or offers graduate degrees in marriage and family therapy or a related field.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status Nor available
Requirements for CEUs Not available
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Michigan

Supervisor Requirements Be verified by a supervisor who has a master’s or higher graduate degree from an accredited college or university approved by the board and meets 1 of the following:
(A) Is a marriage and family therapist.
(B) Is a certified social worker or a social worker registered under article 16 of the occupational code, 1980 PA 299, MCL 339.1601 to 339.1610.
(C) Is a licensed professional counselor as defined in section 18101.
(D) Is a physician as defined in section 17001 or 17501 and practicing in a mental health setting.
(E) Is a fully licensed psychologist as defined in section 18201.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status None
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Minnesota

Supervisor Requirements A. Is licensed as a marriage and family therapist in Minnesota;
B. Has at least three years and 3,000 hours of experience in clinical practice as a licensed marriage and family therapist; and
C. Provides evidence of training in supervision. Evidence must be shown through graduate level academic course work in supervision equivalent to three semester hours from a regionally accredited institution or 30 hours in continuing education, or designation by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy as an approved supervisor.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 3 hours every 2 years
Requirements for CEUs Supervision Topics:
– an overview of supervision model
– areas of focus for a supervisor and the roles of a supervisor
– the process of supervising and the practical application of that process
– ethical dilemmas involved in supervising
– methods of effectively addressing and preventing ethical dilemmas in supervising
– an overview of the supervision standards of the AAMFT, the National Board of Certified Counselors or the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, or the provisions of this chapter and chapter 641A of NRS relating to the practice of marriage and family therapy or the practice of clinical professional counseling, as applicable.”
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Mississippi

Supervisor Requirements An AAMFT Approved Supervisor may be recognized as approved by the Board upon:
a) providing proof of licensure as a marriage and family therapist for two (2) years;
b) submitting an application for supervisory approval to the Board;
c) providing documentation of current status as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor; and
d) must have also completed a course in marriage and family therapy supervision approved by the Board with a minimum of twenty-four (24) contact hours.**Supervision trainers (those teaching approved supervision courses) must be LMFTs and AAMFT Approved Supervisors.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 2 hours every 2 years

**No
supervision continuing education hours are required for the first renewal period.”

Requirements for CEUs Pertaining to Supervision
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Missouri

Supervisor Requirements Path One:
1. Currently licensed as an MFT, LPC, psychologist, LCSW, or psychiatrist for at least 2 years.
2. Graduate degree with a major in marital and family therapy or mental health discipline from a regionally accredited institution acceptable to the U.S. Dept of Education.
3. Five years clinical experience in providing MFT.
4. Designation as an approved supervisor by the AAMFT or in the process of becoming an AAMFT approved supervisor.Path Two:
1. Currently licensed as an MFT, LPC, psychologist, LCSW or psychiatrist for at least 2 years.
2. Graduate degree with a major in marital and family therapy or mental health discipline from a regionally accredited institution acceptable to the U.S. Dept of Education.
3. Five years clinical experience in providing MFT.
4. At least 200 hours of clinical supervision of individuals seeking licensure as a professional counselor, psychologist, clinical social worker, or practicum internship students.
– At least 100 hours of clinical supervision is in the context of systems theory & marital family therapy.
5. One graduate semester hour in marital & family therapy supervision or 15 hours of continuing education consisting of workshops and supervised studies of marital and family therapy supervision.
6. At least 20 hours of supervision-of-supervision or in the process of receiving supervision-of-supervision.
– Focus of supervision-of-supervision shall be developing supervisory skills from a systematic perspective and include professional ethics. “
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status None
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Montana

Supervisor Requirements A person supervising the experience of an applicant for licensure shall meet the minimum qualifications set forth in this rule.
(1) The supervisor must be a licensed clinical social worker, licensed clinical professional counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed psychologist, or licensed and board-certified psychiatrist.
(2) The supervisor must hold an active and current license in good standing, which was issued by the licensing board or other officially recognized licensing body of the state where supervision occurs.
(3) The supervisor must have three years of post-licensure experience or board-approved training in clinical supervision.
(4) Board-approved training in supervision shall consist of a minimum of one semester hour of board-approved graduate education or 20 clock hours of board-approved training in clinical supervision.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status None
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Nebraska

Supervisor Requirements Qualified Supervisor means an individual who assumes the responsibility of supervision during the 3,000 hours of post-master’s experience.
For marriage and family therapy certification a licensed mental health practitioner, licensed psychologist, or licensed physician who:
a. Holds a current active license;
b. Has not had his/her license disciplined, limited, suspended, or placed on probation during the 1 year immediately preceding the application for a provisional license. At least 1 year must have elapsed following completion of any disciplinary terms and conditions. If any of these actions are taken by the Department during the supervisory agreement period, the supervisor must terminate the supervision immediately and notify the Department; and
c. Holds an “”approved supervisor’s” designation certificate from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy; or
d. Provides evidence of training in clinical supervision equivalent to 15 hours. Evidence must be shown through academic course work, continuing education, or consultation with a qualified marriage and family therapy supervisor, and has 3 years of experience supervising the provision of marriage and family therapy services.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status None
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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Nevada

Supervisor Requirements Each supervisor must:
(a) Have been licensed for at least 3 years.
(b) Not be related to the intern by closer than the fourth degree of consanguinity.
(c) Have never professionally provided mental health therapy to the intern.
(d) Maintain liability insurance covering the supervision.
(e) Be approved by the Board.
(f) Agree to be available to consult with the Board concerning the professional record, competence in practice, and emotional and mental stability or professional and ethical conduct of the intern.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 1 hour every 2 years
Requirements for CEUs Issues pertaining to supervision
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New Hampshire

Supervisor Requirements (1) Have a graduate degree in couple/marriage and family therapy or related mental health discipline;
(2) Hold a NH license in a mental health profession;
(3) Have taken 5 graduate courses or taught couple/marital and family therapy within or after the mental health professional degree used to qualify for licensure in NH as follows:
a. Four of the 5 graduate courses shall be clinical couples/marriage and family therapy theory courses or courses applying family therapy to a population or problem type;
b. One course in ethics; and
c. A course is a 3-credit semester system or a 4-credit quarter system course or 100 continuing education units post graduate degree taken or taught in marital and family therapy workshops or seminars;
(4) Two years of full-time clinical experience post-licensure; and
(5) The 30-hour full AAMFT Approved Supervisor Training Course.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status None
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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New Jersey

Supervisor Requirements Qualified supervisor in New Jersey means an individual who has no less than five full-time years of professional marriage and family therapy practice experience or the equivalent and has either:
1. A New Jersey license to practice as a marriage and family therapist; or
2. Obtained from an accredited institution a minimum of:
i. A master’s degree in marriage and family therapy
ii. A master’s degree in social work;
iii. A graduate degree in a related field and has demonstrated to the Board that he or she has completed course work content and training substantially equivalent to a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy; or
iv. A graduate degree in a related field which does not provide training and course work substantially equivalent in content to a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, and is either a post graduate degree recognized by the Board, or a program of training and course work at an institute or training program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status None
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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New Mexico

Supervisor Requirements Supervisors should have 3 years training and experience in their field prior to initiating their role as supervisors. Supervisors will acquire three hours of continuing education relative to supervision prior to initiating their role as supervisors. Supervisors shall obtain professional and personal continuing education activities such as advanced courses, seminars, and professional conferences. Supervisors are required to obtain and document three hours of continuing education pertaining to supervision topics and skills per renewal period. “
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 3 hrs per renewal period
Requirements for CEUs Supervisors are required to obtain and document three hours of continuing education pertaining to supervision topics and skills per renewal period
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New York

Supervisor Requirements The supervisor must be licensed and registered in New York State as a Marriage and Family Therapist, physician, physician assistant,
psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, or registered professional nurse or nurse practitioner and competent in Marriage and
Family Therapy, or must have the equivalent qualifications as determined by the Department.
An applicant must obtain experience for licensure while under the general supervision of a qualified supervisor. General supervision means that a qualified supervisor is available for consultation, assessment and evaluation when professional services are being rendered by an applicant and the supervisor exercises the degree of supervision appropriate to the circumstances.The supervisor must provide at least one hour per week or four hours per month of in-person individual or group supervision where the supervisor: reviews the applicant’s assessment, evaluation and treatment of each client under his or her general supervision; and provides oversight, guidance and direction to the applicant in developing skills as a Marriage and Family Therapist.In addition, the supervisor is responsible for appropriate oversight of all services provided by a limited permit holder under his or her general supervision. No supervisor can supervise more than five limited permit holders.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status N/A
Requirements for CEUs N/A
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North Carolina

Supervisor Requirements NC recognizes AAMFT Approved Supervisors. Go to http://www.aamft.org to find information on becoming an approved supervisor.
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 5 hrs per 5 year term
Requirements for CEUs AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
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North Dakota

Supervisor Requirements Supervisors are recognized by the board when subsections 1 or 2 are met by submitting an application which includes the following four documents: a.a graduate degree in marriage and family therapy or a graduate degree in a related mental health field, such as counseling and guidance, psychology, psychiatry, or clinical social work, from a recognized educational institution; b.a license (which is not a provisional or an associate license) issued by the board or a license as a marriage and family therapist in another jurisdiction; c.one of the following: (1)successful completion of a one-semester graduate course in marriage and family therapy supervision from an accredited institution; or (2)a 40 hour continuing education course in clinical supervision offered by a board approved provider; and d.at least 3,000 hours of direct client contact in the practice of marriage andfamily therapy over a minimum of three years as a licensed marriage and family therapist.2. In lieu of meeting the qualifications set forth in subsection 1, subdivision a, a person is an acceptable supervisor if the person has been designated as an approved supervisor or supervisor-in-training by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) before the person provides any supervision. 3.A supervisor may not be employed by the person whom he or she is supervising. 4.A supervisor may not be related within the second degree by affinity (marriage) or within the third degree by consanguinity (blood or adoption) to the person whom he or she is supervising”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status AAMFT “”Approved Supervisor”” requirements”
Requirements for CEUs Devote at least ten percent of the required continuing education hours to supervision.
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Ohio

Supervisor Requirements An “”American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor or Supervisor Candidate”” who is also licensed in
Ohio as one of the following: an independent marriage and family therapist, a professional clinical counselor with training supervision
designation, an independent social worker with training supervision designation, psychologist or psychiatrist;
(b) An Ohio licensed independent marriage and family therapist with training supervision designation.
(2) Request for exceptions due to hardship shall be made in writing to the board. The supervisor shall have demonstrated competence in the area in
which he/she is supervising and have training in legal and ethical issues relevant to marriage and family therapy.
(3) Training supervisees may not choose a supervisor who is a family member. Work supervision of marriage and family therapists practicing in a clinical setting shall be under the supervision of an independent marriage and family therapist, a professional clinical counselor, an independent social worker with a clinical area of competence, a psychologist, or psychiatrist.
(F) Requirements for marriage and family therapy professional training in supervision to qualify for a training supervision designation:
(1) After January 1, 2015, only independent marriage and family therapists who have obtained a training supervision designation may provide training supervision.
(2) Applicants for a training supervision designation after January 1, 2015 shall apply on forms required by the board and shall meet at least one of the following:
(a) An applicant who is an AAMFT approved supervisor who holds an Ohio independent marriage and family therapist license in good standing; or
(b) An applicant who holds an Ohio independent marriage and family therapist license in good standing and can document at least the following requirements:
(i) Two years post-licensure clinical experience as an independent marriage and family therapist; and
(ii) Completion of the AAMFT thirty hour supervision course.
(3) The board shall waive the requirements in paragraphs (F)(2)(a) and (F)(2)(b) of this rule for existing licensed independent marriage and family therapists in good standing who can demonstrate proof to the board that they are currently providing training supervision to an MFT or student(s) enrolled in an MFT internship or practicum, or have provided training supervision to an MFT in 2013-2014 and who apply prior to January 1, 2015 for the training supervision designation.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status 5 hrs every 5 years
Requirements for CEUs All independent marriage and family therapists with training supervision designation shall maintain that designation status by obtaining five hours in an AAMFT approved supervision refresher course or equivalent supervision course every five years.
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Oklahoma

Supervisor Requirements (a)In order to be approved as a supervisor for therapists seeking MFT licensure, an individual must:(1)be an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy approved Supervisor familiar with Oklahoma LMFT Act and Rules duly promulgated, or(2)be an LMFT(A)with two (2) years of experience in marital and family therapy beyond the number of years of experience required for licensure and(B)who has successfully completed a graduate course in therapist supervision (at least 45 contact hours) or equivalent course of study acceptable to the Department. This equivalent course of study should consist of workshops in marriage and family therapy supervision in combination with directed study of the marriage andfamily therapy supervision literature. Fifteen (15) of the 45 clock hours should be in a class or workshop format which includes a minimum of four supervisors-in-training; the other 30 clock hours should be reserved for the directed study. Directed studymust be approved and monitored by an Approved Supervisor”
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Oregon

Supervisor Requirements All supervisors of registered interns must meet the following requirements:
1)  Have a current, active Oregon license as a mental health
professional for at least 3 years.  Oregon LPCs and LMFTs with national
supervisor certification are not required to have been licensed for 3
years.
2)  Complete 30 hours of supervision training.
3)  Successfully pass the Board’s law and rules exam for supervisors.
4)  Are free of disciplinary action from his or her state licensing board.
5)  Supervisors of marriage and family therapy interns must
also have supervision training that included systems components.”
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Pennsylvania

Supervisor Requirements (1) The supervisor shall be qualified by training and experience to practice in the supervisee’s areas of supervised practice. (2) The supervisor may not be a relative of the supervisee by blood or marriage, may not be involved in a dual relationship which obliges the supervisor to the supervisee and may not engage in treatment of the supervisee. (3) An individual whose license has been actively suspended or revoked by a licensing Board will not qualify as a supervisor. (i) If during the period of supervision, the supervisor’s license is suspended or revoked, the supervisor shall immediately notify the supervisee and immediately cease supervision. Credit will be given for hours completed prior to the disciplinary action”
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Rhode Island

Supervisor Requirements i) For the purposes of the rules and regulations herein, a person shall be an
“approved supervisor” of marriage and family therapy post-graduates if she/he
is:
A) duly certified as a supervisor by the American Association for Marriage
and Family Therapy (AAMFT); OR
B) is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has been licensed in
good standing for at least five (5) years and has at least five (5) years of
clinical experience as a licensee; AND
1. has successfully completed one graduate-level course in MFT
supervision; OR
2. has successfully completed one MFT supervision course taken
through the American Association for Marriage and Family
Therapy (AAMFT)/Rhode Island Association for Marriage and
Family Therapy (RIAMFT). “
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South Carolina

Supervisor Requirements (1) An active and unrestricted license as an MFT in South Carolina; (2) Verifitication of 5 years of continuous clinical experience; (3) A three semester hours graduate course in supervision; (4) Also, a minimum of 36 hours of individual supervision by a Board Licensed LMFT Supervisor of at least two LMFT interns”
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South Dakota

Supervisor Requirements 20:71:05:01. Qualifications of a supervisor. The supervisor must be knowledgeable of the clinical skills required for effective delivery of marriage and family therapy as defined in SDCL 36-33-1. The supervisor must have knowledge of the important literature in the field of marriage and family therapy and professional ethics and must see that all supervised work is conducted in appropriate professional settings. All supervisors must be licensed as a marriage and family therapist for at least three years before beginning supervision of an applicant. The supervisor shall document evidence of complying with the requirements on a form provided by the board. The form will be submitted prior to beginning the period of supervision. The supervisor must comply with standards of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) in the process of the supervision, as of July 1, 2001.”
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Tennessee

Supervisor Requirements Approved Supervisor – An approved supervisor for professional experience subsequent to the master’s degree must be a currently Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist with Health Service Provider designation, Licensed Senior Psychological Examiner, or Licensed Psychiatrist, who has been licensed at least five (5) years and who takes responsibility for the practice of the supervisee during a specific time to enable the supervisee to meet the requirements of licensing. If the supervisor is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is supervising a candidate for Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider designation, the supervisor must have the Mental Health Service Provider designation.”
Number of CEUs to Maintain a Supervisor Status (f) Continuing Education Units – Three (3) clock hours of the ten (10) clock hour requirement shall, every two (2) years, pertain to counseling supervision or related supervision topics.”
Requirements for CEUs (e) Training – Supervisors shall provide documentation of the successful completion of one or more of the following: 1. A passing grade at an accredited college or university in an academic course specific to supervision of counselors 2. Supervision certification by one, or more, of the following professional associations: (i) AAMFT – Approved Supervisor; (ii) AAPC – Approved Supervisor; (iii) NBCC – Approved Clinical Supervisor; or (iv) Any other organization designated by the Board to provide supervisor qualification verification 3. Documentation of twelve (12) contact hours related to counseling supervision and other related supervision topics. Contact hours must be provided by an approved professional association or approved by a counseling related credentialing organization (e.g., NBCC). (f) Continuing Education Units – Three (3) clock hours of the ten (10) clock hour requirement shall, every two (2) years, pertain to counseling supervision or related supervision topics.”
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Texas

Supervisor Requirements §801.143. Supervisor Requirements(a) Supervisors are recognized by the board when subsection (a) or (b) of this section is met by submitting an application which includes the applicable fee and the following:

(1) a license as a marriage and family therapist (which is not a provisional or an associate license) issued by the board;

(2) one of the following:

(A) successful completion of a one-semester graduate course in marriage and family therapy supervision from an accredited institution; or

(B) a 40-hour continuing education course in clinical supervision that meets the minimum requirements of the board and is offered by a board-approved provider; and

(3) a master’s degree and at least 3,000 hours of practice of marriage and family therapy over a minimum of three years as a licensed marriage and family therapist, or a doctoral degree recognized by the board and at least 1,000 hours of practice of marriage and family therapy over a minimum of one year as a licensed marriage and family therapist.

(b) In lieu of meeting the qualifications set forth in subsection (a) of this section, a person is an acceptable supervisor if the person is licensed by the board and has been designated as an approved supervisor or supervisor candidate by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) before the person provides any supervision.

(c) A supervisor may not be employed by the person whom he or she is supervising.

(d) A supervisor may not be related within the second degree by affinity (marriage) or within the third degree by consanguinity (blood or adoption) to the person whom he or she is supervising.

(e) A board-approved supervisor shall maintain and sign a record(s) to document the date of each supervision conference and document the LMFT Associate’s total number of hours of supervised experience accumulated up to the date of the conference.

(f) Both the LMFT Associate and the board-approved supervisor are fully responsible for the marriage and family therapy activities of the LMFT Associate.

(1) The supervisor shall ensure that the LMFT Associate is aware of and adheres to Subchapter C of this chapter (relating to Guidelines for Professional Therapeutic Services and Code of Ethics).

(2) A dual relationship between the supervisor and the LMFT Associate that impairs the supervisor’s objective, professional judgment shall be avoided.

(3) A supervisor may not supervise more than twelve persons at one time.

(4) If a supervisor determines that the LMFT Associate may not have the therapeutic skills or competence to practice marriage and family therapy under a regular license, the supervisor shall develop and implement a written plan for remediation of the LMFT Associate.

(5) A supervisor shall timely submit accurate documentation of supervised experience.

(g) Supervisor approval will expire on the date the licensee’s regular license next expires. Renewal of supervisor approval will begin and expire on the same date as for the regular license.

(h) A licensee who is approved by the board as a supervisor whose license is not renewed due to failure to meet all requirements for licensure renewal shall not advertise or represent himself or herself as a supervisor in any manner. A licensee who lets his/her license expire and continues to provide supervision towards licensure under this chapter or the Act, or as a result of an order of the board, must reimburse all supervisees for supervision provided while the license was expired before renewal may be approved.

(i) A supervisor whose license expires, or is revoked or suspended, is no longer an approved supervisor and hours accumulated under that person’s supervision after expiration, revocation or suspension may not count as acceptable hours unless approved by the board.

(j) A supervisor who becomes subject to a board disciplinary order is no longer an approved supervisor. The person shall inform all LMFT Associates of the board disciplinary order and assist the LMFT Associates in finding alternate supervision.

(k) The LMFT Associate may compensate the supervisor for time spent in supervision if the supervision is not part of the supervisor’s responsibilities as a paid employee of an agency, institution, clinic, or other business entity.

(l) Supervisory status may be denied, revoked, or suspended following a fair hearing for violation of the Act or rules. The fair hearing will be conducted under the fair hearing rules of the Department of State Health Services, at 25 Texas Administrative Code §§1.51 – 1.55 (relating to Fair Hearing Procedures).

(m) A supervisor whose supervisory status has expired shall refund all supervisory fees received after the expiration of the supervisory status to the LMFT Associate(s) who paid the fees.

(n) Supervision of an LMFT Associate without being approved as a supervisor, or after expiration of the supervisor status, may be grounds for disciplinary action.

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Utah

Supervisor Requirements Pursuant to the provisions of Subsection 58-60-307(1), to be qualified as a marriage and family therapist supervisor for training required under Subsections 58-60-305(1)(e) and (f), an individual shall:

(1) be licensed as a marriage and family therapist in good standing for not less than two years;

(2) be currently licensed as a marriage and family therapist in the state in which the training is being performed; and

(3) meet one of the following three options:

(a) be currently approved by AAMFT as a marriage and family therapist supervisor;

(b) have successfully completed a supervision course in a Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) accredited marriage and family therapy (MFT) program at an accredited university; or

(c)(i) have successfully completed 20 clock hours of instruction sponsored by AAMFT or the Utah Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (UAMFT).

(ii) The instruction under Subsection (3)(c)(i) shall include the following:

(A) four hours of review of models of MFT and supervision;

(B) eight hours of MFT supervision processes and practice;

(C) four hours of research on effective outcomes and processes of supervision; and

(D) four hours of AAMFT Code of Ethics, state rules and case studies related to MFT supervision.”

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Vermont

Supervisor Requirements A person who provides supervision must have no fewer than three years in good standing and be licensed practice in the following professions:

A licensed marriage and family therapist in this state
A marriage and family therapist in another state who would meet the Vermont licensure requirements
A licensed clinical social worker in this state, or in another state who would meet the Vermont licensure requirements
The board may, where a qualified marriage and family therapist is not reasonably available, permit a person licensed as a clinical mental health counselor, clinical social worker, psychologist, or psychiatrist to serve as the supervisor. Rule 4.19.”

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Virginia

Supervisor Requirements C. Supervisory qualifications. A person who provides supervision for a resident in professional counseling shall:

1. Document two years of post-licensure clinical experience;
2. Have received professional training in supervision, consisting of three credit hours or 4.0 quarter hours in graduate-level coursework in supervision or at least 20 hours of continuing education in supervision offered by a provider approved under 18VAC115-20-106; and

3. Shall hold an active, unrestricted license as a professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, substance abuse treatment practitioner, school psychologist, clinical psychologist, clinical social worker, or psychiatrist in the jurisdiction where the supervision is being provided. At least 100 hours of the supervision shall be rendered by a licensed professional counselor.”

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Washington

Supervisor Requirements WAC 246-809-134

Approved supervisor.

(1) The approved supervisor must hold a license without restrictions that has been in good standing for at least two years.
(2) The approved supervisor must not be a blood or legal relative or cohabitant of the licensure candidate, licensure candidate’s peer, or someone who has acted as the licensure candidate’s therapist within the past two years.
(3) The approved supervisor, prior to the commencement of any supervision, must provide the licensure candidate a declaration, on a form provided by the department, that the supervisor has met the requirements of WAC 246-809-134 and qualify as an approved supervisor.
(4) The approved supervisor must have completed the following:
(a) A minimum of fifteen clock hours of training in clinical supervision obtained through:
(i) A supervision course; or
(ii) Continuing education credits on supervision; or
(iii) Supervision of supervision; or
(iv) Any combination of these; and
(b) Twenty-five hours of experience in supervision of clinical practice; or
(c) An American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) approved supervisor meets the qualifications above.
(5) The approved supervisor must attest to having thorough knowledge of the supervisee’s practice activities including:
(a) Practice setting;
(b) Recordkeeping;
(c) Financial management;
(d) Ethics of clinical practice; and
(e) A backup plan for coverage.
(6) Applicants whose supervised postgraduate experience began before September 30, 2006, are exempt from the requirements of subsection (4) of this section.”

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West Virginia

Supervisor Requirements 6.2.f. The professional supervisor shall be pre-approved by the Board and shall
provide post-graduate degree supervision for applicants provided he/she is a marriage and family
therapist, licensed professional counselor, or other qualified supervisor as determined by the
Board. At a minimum, the professional supervisor shall have been licensed for a period of 2
years and shall have 5 years therapy/counseling experience. The professional supervisor shall
document to the Board that he or she has a current license and has completed training in
therapy/counseling supervision that includes content and experiences relevant to the professional
and clinical supervision of marriage and family therapists. The professional supervisor shall
provide the Board with a statement detailing his or her therapy philosophy, supervision
experience and therapy experience. The professional supervisor shall demonstrate skills
necessary to address core areas of practice as outlined in 6.1.a of this rule.
6.2.f.1. The training in therapy/counseling supervision in 6.2.f. shall be one of the
following:
6.2.f.1.a. Successful completion of a one-semester graduate course in marriage
and family therapy clinical supervision from an accredited institution; or
6.2.f.1.b. A 30 hour continuing education course in clinical supervision
offered by a board approved provider.
6.2.f.2. In lieu of meeting the qualifications set forth in 6.2.f. of this rule, a
licensed mental health professional is an acceptable professional supervisor if the licensed
mental health professional has been designated as an approved supervisor by the American
Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) before the licensed mental health
professional provides any supervision.6.2.g. The applicant shall provide the Board with verification of completion of
supervised marriage and family therapy experience on forms provided by the Board.
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6.3. Standardized certification examination in marriage and family therapy: The applicant
shall provide the Board with verification that he or she has attained a successful score on a
certification examination in marriage and family therapy approved by the Board. The successful
score is valid for 5 years from the date of examination.
6.4 To qualify as having substantially similar qualifications, a person applying for
licensure under §30-31-9(c) must have a master’s or doctoral degree from an institution with a
program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy
Education (COAMFTE), Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational
Programs (CACREP), the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS), the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), or a comparable accrediting body as
determined by the Board, and meet the requirements as set forth in 6.1a(3) and 6.1a(4) of this
rule. This provision expires on July 1, 2012. “
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Wisconsin

Supervisor Requirements MPSW 16.05_ Qualifications of a person providing practice supervision.
MPSW 16.05(1) (1)_Supervision of a period of supervised practice of marriage and family therapy may be exercised by either:
MPSW 16.05(1)(a) (a) An individual licensed as a marriage and family therapist who has received a doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy.
MPSW 16.05(1)(b) (b) An individual licensed as a marriage and family therapist who has engaged in the equivalent of 5 years of full–time marriage and family therapy practice.
MPSW 16.05(1)(c) (c) A psychiatrist or a psychologist licensed under ch. 455, Stats.
MPSW 16.05(1)(d) (d) A person who holds an “”approved supervisor”” or “supervisor in training” certificate from the American association for marriage and family therapy.
MPSW 16.05(1)(e) (e) An individual, other than an individual specified in par. (a), (b), (c) or (d), who is approved in advance by the marriage and family therapist section.”
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Wyoming

Supervisor Requirements Section 2. General Requirements for DQCS. A DQCS shall meet the following

requirements:

(b) The DQCS shall have been licensed for independent practice for a minimum of

two (2) years prior to becoming a supervisor.

(c) The DQCS shall have had four (4) years of post-graduate professional

experience in their discipline prior to providing supervision.

(d) The DQCS must be free from any disciplinary action brought against them by

any jurisdiction, although exceptions to this requirement may be granted by the Board if

consistent with the public interest. Section 5. Requirement for Supervision. Clinical practice shall not be permitted, until

documentation of a DQCS has been provided to, and approved by, the Board and only under the

clinical supervision of an approved designated qualified clinical supervisor.

(a) Certified Addictions Practitioners, Certified Addictions Practitioner Assistants,

Certified Mental Health Workers, Certified Social Workers and all provisionally licensed

professionals may only provide services under the clinical supervision of a DQCS and under the

administrative supervision of their employer.

(b) Individual, triadic face-to-face clinical supervision and/or individual distance

clinical supervision by a DQCS shall be provided monthly at a ratio of at least one (1) hour for

every twenty (20) hours of direct clinical provision of services defined in this act.

(c) In the event of a change of the DQCS, the certificate holder shall notify the

Board within ten (10) days in writing. The certificate holder shall not provide services until

documentation of a designated qualified clinical supervisor has been provided to, and approved

by, the Board. A change in supervision requires a revised disclosure statement.”

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Guam

Supervisor Requirements Licensed Individual, Marriage and Family Therapist (IMFT), Certified Professional Counselor (CPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), psychologist, psychiatrist or other license deemed by the Board to be substantially equivalent to these professions, who is licensed and authorized to provide such supervision in the United States, its territories or a foreign country determined to be acceptable on a case by case basis by the Board.”
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District Of Columbia

Supervisor Requirements The Board may approve a supervisor who is not an AAMFT-approved supervisor provided that the intending supervisor meets the following requirements:
(a) Possesses a license, in good standing, to practice marriage and family therapy, professional counseling, counseling psychology, psychiatry, or independent clinical social work in the jurisdiction in which the supervised clinical experience shall occur;
(b) Possesses a minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience working with couples and families;
(c) Possesses sufficient experience and/or training in supervision;
(d) Shall not supervise more than five (5) individuals at any given time; and
(e) If not a licensed marriage and family therapist, agrees to comply with all the statutory and regulatory requirements of marriage and family therapy practice and to ensure that the supervisee rec eive adequate education, training, and mentoring to understand the legal and ethical obligations in the practice of marriage and family therapy. 7703.5 An applicant for licensure who has practiced marriage and family therapy, in a jurisdiction that does not require licensure, for a period of at least five (5) years prior to the date of submission of the application shall not be required to meet the supervised clinical experience requirements under this section. 7703.6 The Board may waive any requirements of § 7703.3 and § 7703.4 where an applicant started his or her supervised clinical experience prior to June 30, 2014.”
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