Terms & Conditions


Counselling Connection


Supervisee Agreement


BETWEEN:

Hereinafter referred to as the "Supervisee"

AND:

Counselling Connection, a division of Sage Bickle Fox Psychotherapy Professional Corporation

This Agreement sets forth the terms under which the Supervisee shall access Supervision services through the online portal owned and operated by the Company.

  • 1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION


    • 1.1 In this Agreement, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

      • 1.1.1 “Agreement” means this Supervisee Agreement

      • 1.1.2 ‘Supervision” means supervision as defined by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

    • 1.2 Headings. The headings in this Agreement are inserted for convenience and ease of reference only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of this Agreement.

    • 1.3 Word Interpretation. All words in this Agreement importing the singular number include the plural, and vice versa. All words importing gender include the masculine, feminine and neuter genders.

    • 1.4 Currency. All monetary amounts are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated.


  • 2. SUPERVISION SERVICES AND STANDARDS


    • 2.1 By signing this Agreement, the Supervisee shall have access to a list of Supervisors willing to provide Supervision.

    • 2.2 The Supervisee shall be solely responsible for ensuring that the hours of Supervision obtained through the Company’s service shall comply with the requirements of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. The Company makes no representation regarding any hours required by the Supervisees, or whether the nature of the Supervision obtained satisfies those requirements.

    • 2.3 All Supervision pursuant to the Agreement shall be preformed through the Company’s online portal.

      2.4 The Supervisee must attend all scheduled Supervision appointments or provide advance notice in the event of an emergency cancellation. The Supervisee shall be charged 50% of the regular fee for services in the event of a same-day cancellation.

    • 2.5 The Supervisee shall establish the terms of the Supervision directly with his or her Supervisor. If required, the Supervisee shall sign an agreement with the Supervisor setting out the terms of the Supervision, the fee, and other related matters.

    • 2.6 The Supervisee shall pay the Company all fees charged by the Supervisor, and the Company shall remit payment directly to the Supervisor.

    • 2.7 The Company provides no guarantee that the Supervisee will find an appropriate match with a Supervisor.


    3. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES


    • The Supervisee reppresents and warrants to company that:

    • 3.1 The Supervisee shall be responsible for providing his or her own access to an Internet enabled device to participate in Supervision through the Company’s online portal.

    • 3.2 The Supervisee shall immediately inform the Company of any concerns or complaints regarding the nature and quality of the Supervision he or she has received.


    4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION


    • 4.1 The Company’s role in this Agreement is to facilitate communication between Supervisors and Supervisees. The Company is not liable for any problem, complaint, or other issue that might arise during the course of Supervision with regard to the Supervision provided or the behaviour of the parties.

    • 4.2 The Supervisee agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Company, any affiliated organizations of the Company, and their directors, officers, employees and representatives (collectively, the “Indemnities”) from and against all actions, cost, debts, losses, damages, claims, demands, penalties, or other liabilities or any kind whatsoever (including legal fees) however arising, which may be made or brought against any of the Indemnities or which the Indemnities may suffer or incur as a result of, in respect of or arising out of, either directly or indirectly:

      • 4.2.1 Supervision services obtained pursuant to this Agreement.

      • 4.2.2 Any act or omission of the Supervisee (including without limitation a breach of this Agreement) and

      • 4.2.3 Any acts of negligence, fraud, or dishonesty by the Supervisee.

    • 4.3 Each party shall immediately notify each other upon receipt of any such claim that it receives. No settlement shall be made or agreed to without prior written approval of the company and its insurers.


    5. RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS


    • 5.1 The Supervisee acknowledges that in the course of using the Company’s services, the Supervisee may learn the identity of and contact information for Supervisors. The Supervisee acknowledges that, absent this Agreement, the Supervisee would not otherwise obtain Supervision hours from these individuals, or come into contact with them.

    • 5.2 The Supervisee agrees that during the term of this Agreement, and for a period of one (1) year following the termination of this Agreement, regardless of the reason for such termination or the party effecting it, the Supervisee shall not, whether individually or in partnership or jointly or in conjunction with any person or persons, as principal, agent, officer, employee or in any other manner whatsoever, obtain Supervision hours from any Supervisor whose identify became known to the Supervisee as a result of this Agreement, except through the Company’s online portal.


    6. TERM AND TERMINATION


    • 6.1 This Agreement shall be for an indefinite period commencing on the Effective Date and continuing until terminated by the Company or the Supervisee in accordance with this Agreement Either party may terminate this Agreement in writing at any time by providing thirty (30) days notice of termination to the other.

    • 6.2 Notwithstanding clause 6.1, the Company may cancel this Agreement in writing at any time, without notice, in the event of a material breach of a term of this Agreement by the Supervisee or upon the Supervisee engaging in practices which are negligent, dishonest, fraudulent or otherwise inconsistent with the ethical practices defined by the Company or applicable professional governing bodies.


    7. INSPECTION AND EVALUATION


    • 7.1 The Company shall have the right to request submission of and/or make onsite inspections of the Supervisor’s records and evaluation of the Supervision being provided. The Company may evaluate the Supervision rendered by the Supervisor at any time during this Agreement. Evaluation may include but is not limited to sending to the Supervisees a service evaluation survey.


    8. GENERAL


    • 8.1 Any notice required to be given in writing under the terms of this Agreement shall be served by personal delivery, facsimile transmission, prepaid courier, registered mail, or email to the other party at the address set forth below:

    • Counselling Connection
      36 King Street East
      Bowmanville, ON
      L1C 1N2

      Supervisee’s address

    • 8.2 Any notice, request, demand or other communication shall be deemed to have been received at the time it was delivered or at the time the facsimile transmission or email was sent upon confirmation of transmission. If sent by prepaid courier or by prepaid registered post, it shall be deemed to have been received four (4) days after it was delivered to the courier or the post office. If delivery is not affected on a business day, then receipt will be deemed to have occurred on the next business day following the day of transmission.

    • 8.3 Either party may change its address and/or if it does, it shall promptly advise the other by notice served in accordance with the above.


    9. ASSIGNMENT


    • 9.1 Neither party, without the prior consent of the other part, shall assign this Agreement in whole or in part. This Agreement and all its conditions shall remain in force to the benefit of and be binding upon the parties to this Agreement and their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns.


    10. ENTIRE UNDERSTANDING


    • 10.1 This Agreement and any other documents incorporated by reference superseded any and all prior agreements, oral or written, between the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter hereof and this Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties.

    • 10.2 The Supervisee acknowledges that it was not induced to enter into this Agreement by any representation, warranty, promise or other statement, except as contained herein. There are no representations, warranties, covenants, terms, conditions, undertakings or collateral agreements, express, implied or statutory, between the parties other than as set forth in the present Agreement. Any change to the terms of the Agreement must be specifically agreed upon in writing and signed by both parties. Failure on the part of either party to insist upon the strict observance of any of the terms and/or conditions of the Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such party’s right to require the observance of any such terms or conditions in the future.


    11. EVERABILITY


    • 11.1 If any provision in this Agreement is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality or enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected or impaired thereby in any way.


    12. EXECUTION IN COUNTERPARTS


    • 12.1. This Agreement may be executed by facsimile or email and in several counterparties, each of which shall be deemed to be an original and all of which shall together constitute one and the same instrument.


    13. EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF OTHER DOCUMENTATION


    • 13.1 The parties agree to execute and deliver such further documents, and perform or cause to be performed such further and other acts and things as may be necessary or desirable in order to give full force and effect to this Agreement.


    14. GOVERNING LAW


    • 14.1 This Agreement is governed by, and is to be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable in the Province of Ontario, without giving effect to conflict of laws principles. The parties herby irrevocable attorn to the jurisdiction of the superior Courts of the Province of Ontario for any and all disputes or matters arising out of this Agreement.


BY CLICKING I AGREE, the supervisee acknowledges and agrees that they have read and understand the terms of this Agreement, and that they have had an opportunity to seek independent legal advice prior to entering into this Agreement, and that they have executed this Agreement with full force and effect as of the date of this Agreement.

Date: 19/10/2020