§ 45.306. Supervision and responsibility.

 A licensee who supervises an assistant shall be responsible for:

   (1)  Hiring only assistants who meet the minimum requirements enumerated under §  45.304 (relating to minimum education, experience and training requirements).

   (2)  The assistant’s performance of assigned duties.

   (3)  Making professional decisions bearing on services provided.

   (4)  Ensuring that the assistant is assigned only duties and responsibilities for which the assistant has been specifically trained and which the assistant is qualified to perform.

   (5)  Directly observing the assistant’s performance in 25% of each clinical session. Direct observations shall be documented and the quality of the assistant’s performance shall be reviewed with the assistant.

   (6)  Ensuring that persons who will be receiving services from an assistant, or the person’s legal representative, is informed that services are being rendered by an assistant.

   (7)  Providing direct onsite supervision of the assistant.

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