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PDFWAC 246-805-330

Certified behavior technicianContinuing supervision.

(1) A CBT must work under close, ongoing supervision of an LBA or LABA for each client receiving ABA services.
(2) A supervisor:
(a) Must hold an active license in good standing as an LBA or LABA; and
(b) Shall be responsible for the conduct of the CBT at all times when working with clients under his or her supervision.
(3) The CBT and the supervisor must develop a supervision agreement before the CBT begins to provide any behavior analytic tasks. A copy of the supervision agreement must be maintained both by the supervisor and CBT. The supervision agreement must include, but not be limited to:
(a) Duties and responsibilities the CBT will perform;
(b) Type and frequency of supervision, as described in subsection (5) of this section; and
(c) Signature of both the supervisor and supervisee.
(4) The supervisor shall review the CBT's progress with the CBT as necessary but at least every six months.
(5) The supervisor shall:
(a) Meet in person with the CBT to provide guidance in working with new clients;
(b) Provide supervision for a minimum of five percent of the CBT's hours with clients per month;
(c) Conduct at least two face-to-face contacts per month with the CBT. Face-to-face contact may occur in-person, on-site or by videoconferencing;
(d) Observe the CBT at least once per month when CBT is providing services to clients. Observation may occur in-person, on-site or by videoconferencing; and
(e) Observe the CBT with each client on his or her caseload at least once every three months.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.380 RCW, RCW 18.122.050 and 43.70.250. WSR 17-08-018, § 246-805-330, filed 3/27/17, effective 4/27/17.]
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