|(a) Clinical supervision. Clinical supervision must
be accomplished by an LPHA or a QMHP-CS as follows:
(1) by conducting a documented meeting with the staff
member being supervised at least monthly; and
(2) for peer providers, by conducting an additional
monthly documented observation of the peer provider providing mental
health community services.
(b) Policies and procedures. The LMHA or MCO will develop
and implement written policies and procedures for supervision of all
applicable levels of staff members providing services to individuals.
(c) Licensed staff member supervision. All licensed
staff members must be supervised in accordance with their practice
act and applicable rules.
(d) QMHP-CS supervision. A QMHP-CS's designated clinical
duties must be clinically supervised by:
(1) a QMHP-CS; or
(2) an LPHA if the QMHP-CS is clinically supervising
the provision of mental health community services.
(e) CSSP supervision. A CSSP's designated clinical
duties must be clinically supervised by a QMHP-CS. The CSSP must have
access to clinical consultation with an LPHA when necessary.
(f) Family partner supervision. A family partner is
supervised by the mental health children's director, clinic director,
case management supervisor, or wraparound supervisor.
(g) Peer provider supervision. A peer provider's designated
clinical duties must be clinically supervised by an LPHA.
(h) Peer review. The LMHA, MCO, and provider must implement
a peer review process for licensed staff members that:
(1) promotes sound clinical practice;
(2) promotes professional growth; and
(3) complies with applicable state laws (e.g., Medical
Practice Act, Nursing Practice Act, Vocational Nurse Act) and rules.
(i) Documentation. All clinical supervision must be
|Source Note: The provisions of this §301.363 adopted to be effective April 29, 2009, 34 TexReg 2603; transferred effective March 15, 2020, as published in the February 21, 2020 issue of the Texas Register, 45 TexReg 1237