Clinical Supervision

CLINICAL SUPERVISION

I am an approved supervisor for social workers seeking licensure in need of supervision contact hours.

RULES OF TENNESSEE BOARD OF SOCIAL WORKER CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

CHAPTER 1365-01

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

1365-01-.08  SUPERVISION
(3) After December 31, 2010
     (a) The L.C.S.W. applicant by examination, after having become a licensed master social worker or a temporarily licensed master social worker, as of January 1, 2011, shall have completed a total of three thousand (3,000) clinical contact hours over not less than a two (2) year period and not more than a six (6) year period. The L.C.S.W. applicant by reciprocity shall have completed a total of three thousand (3,000) clinical contact hours
after receipt of their master’s or doctoral degree in social work. The clinical contact hours must be over not less than a two (2) year period.  The applicant may or may not have held the credential of L.M.S.W.
1.The clinical experience shall include at least one (1) supervisor-supervisee hour for every thirty (30) clinical contact hours (client-therapist) for a total of one hundred (100) supervisor contact hours (supervisor-supervisee) over not less than a two (2) year period.
2.At least sixty (60) of the one hundred (100) supervisor contact hours must be one-to-one supervisor-supervisee supervision; and no more than forty (40) hours may be in a situation where the supervisor is working with no more than four (4) supervisees in a group setting.
3.Individual and group supervision must be provided by a licensed clinical social worker.
4.The above supervision time shall be in addition to:
(i)Any overall administrative supervision, and
(ii)Any group seminar or group consultation which is deemed appropriate.
     (b)The L.A.P.S.W. applicant by examination, after having become a licensed master social
worker or a temporarily licensed master social worker, shall have completed a total of three thousand (3,000) non-clinical social work practice hours over not less than a two (2) year period and not more than a six (6) year period. The L.A.P.S.W. applicant by reciprocity shall have completed a total of three thousand (3,000) non-clinical social work practice hours after receipt of their master’s or doctoral degree in social work. The social work practice hours must be over not less than a two (2) year period. The applicant may or may not have held the credential of L.M.S.W.
1.The non-clinical experience shall include at least one (1) supervisor-supervisee hour for every thirty (30) non-clinical contact hours for a total of one hundred (100) supervisor contact hours (supervisor-supervisee) over not less than a two (2) year period.
2.At least sixty (60) of the one hundred (100) supervisor contact hours must be one-to-one supervisor-supervisee supervision; and no more than forty (40) hours may be in a situation where the supervisor is working with no more than four (4) supervisees in a group setting.
3.Individual and group supervision must be provided by a licensed clinical social worker or a licensed advanced practice social worker.