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paired supervision for APPIC

Discussion in 'Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]' started by Phipps, 06.23.13.

  1. Phipps

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    Hi there,

    I am not sure how to count paired supervision hours? Meeting with a peer for paired supervision, e.g., 90 minutes - does that count for 1 or 2 hrs if I am being supervised half of the time? I get conflicting answers from my program/peers. Thanks!!
  2. KillerDiller

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    Either way, 90 minutes shouldn't count for a full 2 hours. Yeah, we round 50 minutes up to an even hour, but adding a whole 30 minutes seems like too far of a stretch.

    I'm not sure about time 2 track, but what I used to track my hours (which seemed to correlate with the APPIC application) had a category for peer-to-peer supervision. You could just put 1.5 hours into that. It feels different from the situation where you are acting as a supervisor for someone less advanced in their training. That would count under direct intervention hours, I believe.
  3. neuronic

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    If you are meeting with a peer for group supervision for 90 minutes, then it is 90 minutes of group supervision. I think on the APPIC there is a seperate box for individual vs. group supervision, so this is where that would fall under. For the times when your peer is not there, then it would be individual.
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    My interpretation was that Phipps is meeting with a peer only, without a licensed psychologist present. If there is a licensed psychologist there, then yeah, it would be considered group sup.
  5. Phipps

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    Okay. Thanks to both of you!

    Just to make sure that I get it right: if I and a peer have paired supervision it would get under "supervision hours"/ "group by psychologist"?

    Thanks!!
  6. PHD12

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    I believe that it can't be counted under supervision at all. You are meeting with a peer to discuss cases without a licensed psychologist in the room. That is not what they mean by supervision. I only counted hours where I was meeting with a licensed psychologist and was informed of this by my DCT.
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    cara susanna Predoctoral Intern

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    Then what exactly constitutes peer supervision under APPIC's definition?
  8. Phipps

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    Oh. I am sorry. I was talking about supervision hours, i.e., two peers (me and another student) meeting together with a licensed clinical psychologist for our weekly supervision, just as you would one-on-one (student/supervisor) for supervision.
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    I thought she was inquiring if she can put it under the regular supervision category, which is only for licensed psychologists. I am looking at my APPI from previous years and I only saw a category for supervision by licensed psychologist, supervision from allied MH professional, and other (defined as supervision from an advanced graduate student).
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    DynamicDidactic Unestablished Non-member

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    I think 2 counts as a group. But I believe there is explicit instruction on the APPIC application once the portal opens.

    Also, you can just run it by your DCT.

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