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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 34TEXAS STATE BOARD OF SOCIAL WORKER EXAMINERS
CHAPTER 781SOCIAL WORKER LICENSURE
SUBCHAPTER ELICENSE RENEWAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
RULE §781.516Requirements of Supervisor Training Course Providers

(a) A supervisor training course provider must be an approved continuing education provider or exempt under §781.511 of this title (relating to Requirements for Continuing Education Providers) to apply for approval as a supervisor training course provider. A provider shall apply on board forms.

(b) A supervisor training course provider must be approved under this section to offer supervisor training courses. The board shall maintain a list of supervisor training course providers on the board's website.

(c) The applicant shall certify on the application that all supervisor training courses that the provider offers for board credit will comply with the criteria in this section; and that the supervisor training course provider will be responsible for verifying attendance at each program and provide an attendance certificate as set forth in this section.

(d) A supervisor training course offered for board credit shall enhance recipients' professional knowledge and skills about supervision so that they can successfully fulfill the supervision duties the board expects board-approved supervisors to complete. The course shall be developed and presented by persons who are appropriately knowledgeable in supervision theories, strategies, and techniques. It shall specify the course objectives, course content, and teaching methods.

(e) The supervisor training course provider must document that each course complies with this section and maintain that documentation for a period of three years.

(f) To be approved, an applicant must demonstrate compliance with the board's course content guidelines. The board will review the supervisor training course provider application and notify the applicant of any deficiencies or grant approval. If the applicant is not already a board-approved continuing education provider, the applicant will be notified of the deficiency of this requirement. Once minimum requirements are met, the board-approved supervisor training course provider shall indicate the supervisor training course provider approval number all attendance certificates.

(g) Each supervisor training course shall allow participants to formally evaluate the course using an evaluation instrument. The provider and the instructor shall review the evaluation outcomes and revise subsequent programs accordingly. The supervisor training course provider shall keep all evaluations for three years and allow the board to review the evaluations on request.

(h) A supervisor training course provider must submit updated curricula every six years in order to maintain approval as a provider.

(i) The supervisor training course provider is responsible for providing each training participant with a legible attendance certificate when the training ends, verifying the name, date, and place of the training; the provider's name, approval number, and signature; and board contact information.

(j) The supervisor training course provider shall maintain attendance records for not fewer than three years.

(k) The supervisor training course provider is responsible for assuring that only licensees who attend the complete training and have demonstrated that they met training objectives receive credit for the training.


Source Note: The provisions of this §781.516 adopted to be effective January 27, 2011, 36 TexReg 242

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