Clinical Supervision and Professional Development

$50.00 | CE Hours:10.00 | Intermediate

Alcohol and Drug Counselors IAODAPCA: ICB Credit for Counselor II, CARS II, CODP II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP II, CRSS II, CPRS II, MAATP II, NCRS II, CFPP II, CVSS II. Includes 3 hrs of Ethics 


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CE Course Description

Supervisors are teachers, coaches, consultants, mentors, evaluators, and administrators; you provide support, encouragement, and education to staff while addressing an array of psychological, interpersonal, physical, and spiritual issues of clients.

This course focuses on the teaching, coaching, consulting, and mentoring functions of clinical supervisors.  This particular course contains valuable information and is pertinent to clinical supervisors in 'all' fields even though the research and clinical findings discussed in this 'best practice' manual are referring to the field of substance abuse counseling. This course is recommended for Social Workers and Therapists seeking to become supervisors in California.

Article Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, David J. Powell, Ph.D. 
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1. Evaluate the teaching, coaching, consulting, and mentoring functions of clinical supervisors and determine how effective supervision leads to a high quality of clinical care.

2. Describe various models, methods, and techniques of clinical supervision, developmental stages of counselors and supervisors, and cultural, contextual, ethical, and legal issues that effect supervisory relationships.

3. Review specific examples of clinical supervision strategies while recognizing skills that supervisors need as part of their clinical, supportive, evaluative, and administrative roles.

4. Identify key issues for administrators as they implement a clinical supervision program including organizational readiness and supervision guidelines.

ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.


CAADE Approval

This course does not have CAADE approval for CEUs.


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Added On: 2021-10-27

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