Supervision Essentials: Supervision Models
Meets Florida state requirements for 4 CE of refresher supervision education for qualified supervisors of social workers, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapy interns. Excellent choice for all other behavior and mental health professionals.
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Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Last course revision: 2017
Description: Meets Florida requirements for 4 CE supervision education for social workers, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists. Excellent choice for all other behavior and mental health professionals. This study provides an introduction to the work of clinical supervision. The course begins with an overview of the supervision literature and other resources that are useful for active supervisors. The discussion turns to definitions of supervision and the roles and functions as they differ from activities such as training, consultation, and administration. A discussion of the importance of and a description of a standard of care in the provision of clinical supervision is covered. A classification system of supervision models is discussed to conclude with in-depth assistance to learners on articulating a philosophy of, and description of supervision.
Recommended Supplemental Text: Selected Readings in Family Therapy Supervision; Selected Articles from the AAMFT Supervision Bulletin, 2000. Available at: www.aamft.org.
Methods: Study guide, pre and posttests, evaluation, Q and A by email.
Purpose: To prepare mental health practitioners to provide quality supervision to less experienced professionals by articulating a model of supervision which is a support to safe and effective counseling services.
Content Area: Supervision, Risk management, Professional orientation/readiness, Legal and regulatory, Ethics.
Target Audience: Psychologists, school psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals who may work with supervisees.
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