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Revised Supervision Rules for LLP Psychologists in Michigan
 


Revised Supervision Rules For Limited License Psychologists in Michigan

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Revised supervision rules went into effect January 2006 for Limited License psychologists practicing in Michigan. They were updated August 14, 2007 as part of a sweeping set of rules changes. You may review the other rules changes using BAAM's Michigan Public Health Code and General Rules for Psychologists page.

The revised rules change the type and duration of supervision required for Limited License psychologists depending on their years of experience. Other elements of the rules for practicum and post-degree supervision may be found in section 333.18223 of the rules as well as in the instructions on the psychology license application itself (download application). The new rules are summarized here: "Psychology Supervision Update and Doctoral Educational Limited Licenses"

The revised rules read as follows:

R 338.2510a Supervision requirements; reporting of supervision.

Rule 10a.

(1) An individual who is granted a limited license under MCL 333.18223(2) and is required to be supervised by a licensed psychologist shall meet all of the following requirements:

(a) A licensee who has less than 10 years of experience as a limited licensed psychologist, excluding experience as a temporary limited licensed psychologist, shall meet individually and in person with his or her supervisor for a minimum of 2 hours a month.
(b) A licensee who has 10 or more years of experience as a limited licensed psychologist, excluding experience as a temporary limited licensed psychologist, shall meet individually and in person with his or her supervisor for a minimum of 1 hour a month.
(c) A licensee who seeks a variance from the supervision requirement described in subrule (1)(a) or subrule (1)(b) of this rule, as provided for in MCL 333.18223(2), shall submit a request for a variance to the board for consideration. Reasons for a possible variance include, but are not limited to, issues regarding physical disability, extended absence from practice, or geographical hardships. A variance shall not be implemented without the written permission of the board.

(2) When renewing a limited license, a limited licensed psychologist shall report on the license renewal form the name, address, telephone number, and license number of his or her supervisor. The licensee also shall report the starting date of the supervision. This subrule takes effect with the 2006 renewal cycle.

(3) When renewing a license, a licensed psychologist who is supervising a limited licensed psychologist shall report on the license renewal form the name, address, telephone number, and license number of each limited licensed psychologist that he or she supervises. The licensee shall also report the starting date of the supervision. This subrule takes effect with the 2006 renewal cycle.

History: 2005 MR 18, Eff. Sept. 23, 2005; 2007 MR 15, Eff. Aug. 14, 200


You may directly compare the previous and current supervision rules by downloading the relevant pages from the September, 2004 issue of the Michigan Register (Michigan Register pages 103-109;pdf).

These revised LLP supervision rules among a number of changes to the psychology regulations in Michigan. For a more comprehensive collection of the laws, rules, and regulations relevant to the practice of psychology (including behavior analysis) in Michigan, you may go to BAAM's public health code page.

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This page is intended as a convenience to BAAM members and other interested persons. It does not constitute legal advice, and it not a comprehensive listing of the Michigan regulations. Please contact an attorney and refer to the relevant sections of the full Michigan Public Health Code for authoritative interpretations of the regulations. (Public Health Code, Act 368 of 1978)