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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 30TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
CHAPTER 681PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
SUBCHAPTER CCODE OF ETHICS
RULE §681.52LPC Interns

(a) An LPC Intern may practice only under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and may not practice within the LPC Intern's own private independent practice of professional counseling.

(b) An LPC Intern may be employed by a Licensed Professional Counselor or by an entity that employs the LPC Intern on a salary basis or volunteer.

(c) No payment for services will be made directly by a client to the LPC Intern.

(d) Client records are not the property of the LPC Intern.

(e) All billing documents for services provided by an LPC Intern shall reflect that the LPC Intern holds a temporary license and is under supervision. On all advertisements, billings and announcements of counseling treatment by an LPC Intern, the LPC Intern's name shall be followed by the name of the supervisor in the same type size and font.

(f) A supervisor may not be an employee of an LPC Intern.

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


Source Note: The provisions of this §681.52 adopted to be effective September 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 4134; amended to be effective September 1, 2005, 30 TexReg 4978; amended to be effective April 27, 2008, 33 TexReg 3268; amended to be effective September 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 7801; amended to be effective December 12, 2013, 38 TexReg 8889

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