(1) All of the experience must be under an approved supervisor as defined in WAC 246-811-049
(2) A chemical dependency professional trainee (CDPT) can provide chemical dependency assessment, counseling, and case management to patients consistent with his or her education, training, and experience as documented by the approved supervisor.
(a) The first fifty hours of any face-to-face patient contact must be under direct observation of an approved supervisor or a chemical dependency professional.
(b) An approved supervisor or designated certified chemical dependency professional must provide direct supervision when a CDPT is providing clinical services to patients until the approved supervisor documents in the employee file that the CDPT has obtained the necessary education, training, and experience.
(3) Approved supervisors must attest to the department of the supervised person's satisfactory progress in becoming proficient in the addiction counseling competencies as listed in WAC 246-811-047
(2)(a) through (i) on forms provided by the department.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.205 RCW. 09-14-111, § 246-811-048, filed 6/30/09, effective 7/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.205.060(1). 99-13-084, § 246-811-048, filed 6/14/99, effective 7/15/99.]