Intensive 2 Day Course: Clinical Supervision-Confidently Address Diffi
Digital Seminar

Intensive 2 Day Course: Clinical Supervision-Confidently Address Difficult Issues and Build a Foundation for Success


Faculty:
Lois Ehrmann
Duration:
10 Hours 22 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Jun 13, 2018
Product Code:
POS053945
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

You’ve worked hard to develop your clinical skills and advance your career. Now you’ve been promoted to clinical supervisor and you’re excited for the opportunity. But being a good clinician doesn’t guarantee you’ll be a competent supervisor. Do you know your legal and ethical responsibilities as a supervisor? What about how to handle an incompetent supervisee? Do you know which model of supervision is the right fit for you?

Or perhaps you’ve been a clinical supervisor for a while now and you’re looking for ways to breathe new life into your practice. Helping young professionals find their voice has been gratifying and rewarding, but you’re looking for fresh ideas to incorporate into your already established methods.

This recording digs deep into the supervisory process, answers your questions about risk and liability, and prepares you to master the art and science of clinical supervision.

This workshop is specifically designed to teach you how to proactively handle and confidently address the most difficult issues faced by clinical supervisors today. You’ll learn:

  • How to write a solid informed consent contract for supervision
  • Ways to build the supervisory alliance so that common problems can be averted
  • Tactics for giving difficult or uncomfortable feedback
  • Strategies for managing an impaired or unethical supervisee
  • How to protect your license – avoid common pitfalls that lead to legal and ethical dilemmas

This recording will equip you with tools and techniques you can immediately integrate into your supervision practice!

Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


*Ethics (Self-Study)

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Addiction Counselors (Self-Study)

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 12.5 CE in the legal, ethical and professional development skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Addiction Counselors - Connecticut (Self-Study)

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 12.5 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 12.5 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Counselors (Self-Study)

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Counselors - New York (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Counselors - Texas (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists - South Carolina (Self-Study)

This program has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Marriage & Family Therapists (Self-Study)

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - Illinois (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 credits.


Marriage & Family Therapists - New York (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Marriage & Family Therapists - Texas (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.


Nurses - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 12.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Nurses - Florida (Self-Study)

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 12.5 self-study contact hours.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Nurses - Iowa (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 12.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists (Self-Study)

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Psychologists - Canadian (Self-Study)

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Psychologists – Florida (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number BAP #77. This product qualifies for 12.6 self-study continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Psychologists

This self-study activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Social Workers (Clinical/Ethics) (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017-January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in the course will receive 10.5 (Clinical) and 2.0 (Ethics) continuing education clock hours for completing this intermediate self-study package. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation and pass the post-test.


Social Workers - Canadian (Clinical/Ethics) (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017-January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in the course will receive 10.5 (Clinical) and 2.0 (Ethics) continuing education clock hours for completing this intermediate self-study package. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation and pass the post-test. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Social Workers - Colorado (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 12.6 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Social Workers - Illinois (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.


Social Workers - Kansas (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours.


Social Workers - Minnesota (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Social Workers - New York (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 15.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists - Ohio (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists – Pennsylvania

This intermediate activity is approved for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists – California (Self-Study)

This intermediate activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists/Mental Health Counselors - Florida (Self-Study)

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 12.5 continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Θ Other Professions (Self-Study)

This self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


Handouts

Faculty

Lois Ehrmann Related seminars and products: 1

PhD, LPC, NCC/ACS


Lois Ehrmann, PhD, LPC, NCC/ACS, is the founder & executive director of The Individual and Family Choices Program in State College, Pennsylvania. She has over 32 years of professional counseling experience and over 18 years of clinical supervision experience. She holds the following credentials: Clinical Supervisor (ACS) & National Certified Counselor (NCC), Registered ATTACh Clinician, Certified Attachment Focused Family Therapist, Certified IFS (CSL) Therapist, Certified EMDR Clinician & Approved Consultant (EMDRIA), and Certified Trauma Specialist (CTTS). She is also an affiliated assistant professor at Penn State University in the Department of Counselor Education & Supervision since 2004. In the most recent years of teaching she has focused on skill development in masters level counselors and clinical supervision skills for doctoral level professional helpers. Lois is a sought after clinical supervisor in her geographic area and thoroughly enjoys teaching and mentoring new clinicians. 

Speaker Disclosures: 

Financial: Lois Ehrmann is founder and executive director of The Individual and Family CHOICES Program. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial: Lois Ehrmann has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Objectives

  1. Establish best practices for providing clinical supervision, including the use of a written informed consent contract and thorough documentation procedures.
  2. Compare and contrast various models of clinical supervision, including advantages and disadvantages of each, and ascertain how each may be applied to the practice of clinical supervision.
  3. Summarize four key characteristics of an optimal supervisory alliance relationship that promotes professional development within the supervisee.
  4. Develop specific clinical skills for repairing a rupture in the supervisory alliance.
  5. Construct a clinical supervision genogram to gain insight and understanding into the professional identity of the clinical supervisor.
  6. Demonstrate the use of summative and formative feedback strategies as they relate to clinical supervision practices.
  7. Utilize various observation methods for the purpose of providing continued education and guidance for supervisees.
  8. Develop methods for identifying and managing cultural and contextual factors that may negatively impact the supervisor-supervisee dyad.
  9. Establish standards for identifying and addressing cultural or contextual bias within both the supervisory and the therapeutic relationship.
  10. Implement strategies for strengthening the supervisory alliance within a group supervision setting in order to facilitate learning and professional development.
  11. Apply at least four supervisory tools to evaluate the competency of a supervisee in a clinical setting.
  12. Ascertain the ethical and legal risks associated with the role of a clinical supervisor and develop skills to circumvent those risks when possible.

Outline

Getting Started: How to Optimize the Initial Supervision Sessions
  • Establish roles and responsibilities
  • How to write a comprehensive Informed Consent Agreement and Supervisory Contract
  • Set clear expectations for supervision
  • Who supervises the supervisor?
  • Documentation: If it’s not in writing, it didn’t happen
Models of Clinical Supervision: Find the Right Fit for You and Your Setting
  • Psychodynamic
  • Social role
  • Developmental
  • Psychotherapy-based
  • Attachment-focused
  • Practice: Developing your own model of supervision
The Supervisory Alliance: Building a Foundation for Everyone’s Success
  • Overcome supervisee resistance, anxiety and transference
  • Manage power dynamics and counter-transference
  • Attend to attachment ruptures in the relationship
  • Self-disclosure: Why, when, and for whom
  • Practice: Supervisory relationship strengthening techniques
Techniques and Strategies for Effective Supervision
  • Know Yourself: Self-Reflection Builds Supervisor Identity
    • Clinical Supervisor Genogram
    • Engage in reflectivity
    • When to seek your own supervision
  • Give Effective Feedback: Having Hard Conversations
    • Summative versus formative feedback
    • The ratio you must know to give corrective feedback
    • Specific counselor interventions
    • Explore the inner world of the supervisee
    • Activation triggers
  • Observation Methods: Pros and Cons
    • Live observation
    • Audio-video recordings
    • Interpersonal process recordings
  • Mindfulness Practices to Support Supervisees
    • Centering activities to begin each session
    • Thought/meditation cards
    • Breathing exercises
  • Illustrate Supervisee/Client Interactions
    • Parts maps
    • Diagrams
  • Resolve Supervisor/Supervisee Tensions
    • Structure versus free reign
    • Directive versus non-directive
    • Nurture versus neutrality
  • Reflectivity: More Than Active Listening
    • Person of the therapist exercise
    • Reflection letters
    • Journaling
Cultural Competence: Proactive Treatment of Cultural Differences
  • When the supervisor-supervisee dyad is impacted
  • Methods for identifying supervisee cultural and contextual background factors
  • Strategies for increasing awareness of bias
  • Ways to identify and manage micro-aggressions
  • Practice: Having uncomfortable conversations about cultural differences
Group Supervision
  • When to utilize groups
  • Advantages of a group setting
  • Tips for setting up group norms
  • Methods for strengthening the supervisory alliance in group
  • Practice: Role plays of group scenarios
Legal/Ethical Issues: Protect Yourself, Protect Your License
  • Know your code: ACES/ACA, APA, ASWB/NASW, AAMFT
  • Are you a competent supervisor?
  • How to evaluate supervisee competency
  • Everything you need to know about:
    • Standard of care
    • Informed consent
    • Boundaries
    • Privacy vs confidentiality
    • Dual relationships
    • Liability: Direct and vicarious
    • Duty to Warn
    • Social media/use of technology
    • and more!
  • Decision tree relevant to clinical supervision
  • Practice: Handling an impaired supervisee

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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