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What are the Requirements of Peer Supervision?

This article summarizes the requirements for the provision of supervision to a Peer Specialist as outlined in the Texas Administrative Code.

RULE §354.3103 Supervision of Peer Specialists

 

(a) Peer specialist supervision must focus on a peer specialist's provision of services, including review of cases and activities, skill building, problem resolution, and professional growth. Supervision may also include aspects specific to the organization, such as following organizational policy or other administrative matters.

 

(b) Peer specialist supervision must occur:

  (1) at least once weekly for a peer specialist with an initial certification;

  (2) at least once monthly for a peer specialist with a two-year certification; or

  (3) more frequently at the request of the peer specialist.

 

(c) Peer specialist supervision may:

  (1) be provided individually or in a group setting;

  (2) be provided face-to-face or via teleconference; and

  (3) include observation of the peer specialist providing services.

 

(d) Peer specialist supervision must be documented.

 

Source Note: The provisions of this §354.3103 adopted to be effective January 1, 2019, 43 TexReg 8573