What is Supervision?
To practice prevention as an RA, OCPSA, or OCPS you must be supervised. You can find a list of who can supervise you by scrolling down. The best practice of supervision would include face-to- face meetings with your supervisor at least once a month. Your supervisor should help answer any questions you may have, help create a professional development plan, and be able to comment on your professional performance.
Who Can Supervise Who?
For Registered Applicants and Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist Assistants:
- Must be supervised by one of the following: OCPS, OCPC, CHES, MD, OD, RN, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, licensed psychologist, professional clinical counselor, professional counselor, LISW, SW, licensed school counselor
For Ohio Certified Prevention Specialists:
- Must be supervised by one of the following: OCPC, CHES, RN, nurse practitioner, LISW
Ohio Certified Prevention Consultants:
A prevention consultant may practice as an independent, meaning they do not need supervision.
An Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant may supervise the following:
- Prevention program volunteers
- Registered Applicants