36-37-20. Supervision of assistant by licensed speech-language pathologist.
An assistant shall be supervised by a licensed speech-language pathologist who has at least three years of experience as a speech-language pathologist. The supervising speech-language pathologist:
(1) Is responsible for the extent, kind, and quality of service provided by the assistant, consistent with the board's designated standards and requirements;
(2) Shall ensure that persons receiving services from an assistant receive prior written notification that services are to be provided, in whole or in part, by a speech-language pathology assistant;
(3) May not supervise more than three speech-language pathology assistants at one time.
An assistant may have more than one supervisor if the board is notified.
Source: SL 2012, ch 196, § 20.
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