§ 704.8. Qualifications for the position of counselor assistant.
(a) A person who does not meet the educational and experiential qualifications for the position of counselor may be employed as a counselor assistant if the requirements of at least one of the following paragraphs are met. However, a project may not hire more than one counselor assistant for each employe who meets the requirements of clinical supervisor or counselor.
(1) A Masters Degree in a human service area.
(2) A Bachelors Degree in a human service area.
(3) Licensure in this Commonwealth as a registered nurse.
(4) An Associates Degree in a human service area.
(5) A high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent.
(b) A counselor assistant shall also complete the training requirements in § 704.11 (relating to staff development program).
(c) In addition to training, assignment of a full caseload shall be contingent upon the supervisors positive assessment of the counselor assistants individual skill level.
This section cited in 28 Pa. Code § 704.9 (relating to supervision of counselor assistant).
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