Supervision Essentials: The Context
Note: 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
Overview of the entire series: This series on supervision familiarizes participants with a wide range of issues pertinent to the provision of supervision to individuals in the counseling professions. The first module (4 CE Credits) includes defining and differentiating supervision roles and functions from consultation and providing a brief resource review of the supervision literature. Several categories of supervision models will be described. The second module (4 CE Credits) covers a thorough discussion of the dynamics of supervision as an influence on the professional development of the supervisee. This module (4 CE Credits) explores special contextual issues including structure, techniques, and methods, culture, gender, race, class. The last module (4 CE Credits) describes contracting, financial issues, evaluation strategies, legal and ethical considerations. Each module stands alone or may be taken in sequence. The series is useful all licensed mental health and allied health professionals who supervise staff who are providing counseling for individuals, families, and relationships.
Note: These modules partially meet the NBCC approved supervisor qualification educational requirements for 30 hours of supervision education.
Recommended Supplemental Text: Multicultural counseling competencies: assessment, education and training, and supervision (Donald B. Pope-Davis, Hardin L. K. Coleman)
CE Credits: 4
CE Broker#: OL 20-586920, HS 20-586922
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 exploring and understanding the contextual issues in supervision; which is a support to safe and effective counseling services.
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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