Yes. There are no “rules” stating that support personnel cannot be involved in telepractice sessions. Support personnel can be trained to perform numerous tasks including group and individual sessions. They may need additional training in use of the platform and how to troubleshoot technical issues.

As per the ACSLPA guidelines for working with support personnel (, ACSLPA members are responsible for the training of, delegation of tasks to, and the supervision of support personnel. ACSLPA members will need to establish supervision commensurate with the support person’s knowledge, skills, abilities and comfort. Members must also remove any tasks if the support person is not able to adequately perform that task.