Supervision Essentials for the Practice of Competency-Based Supervision – Part 1

Meet Your Facilitator

This series is led by Shannon McCabe, MA, LCAS, CCS, CCJP, CPS who is a multi-discipline masters level professional. Shannon is a Durham native. Her undergraduate degrees are in sociology and criminal justice. Shannon also has her MA in Forensic Psychology as well as a graduate certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling.  She started her career in education and worked for many years with gang-involved youth. Shannon also provides Clinical Supervision for aspiring Alcohol & Addiction Counselors and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialists.

After transitioning from education to full-time mental health, Shannon spent many years working with adolescents and adults struggling with severe and persistent mental illness, and/or substance use disorder, and chronic homelessness. Shannon offers over 20 years of experience working with these vulnerable populations. Shannon also believes in and strongly supports harm reduction initiatives as well as being an ally in the fight to ensure that our most vulnerable populations are treated with dignity and respect in their journey in recovery.

In her spare time, Shannon rehabilitates wildlife and believes strongly in the healing impact of animals in the therapeutic setting.

Clinical Supervision Series Part 1 –

Foundations of Competency-Based Clinical Supervision – What does it look like?

Rationale and Groundwork

Includes Training Presentation PDF!

Obtain 3 Asynchronous CE hours of

Clinical Supervision Specific Training & General Skill Building

Target Audience: Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialists, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors.

Course Content: All Levels

NCASPPB Approved for up to 3 hours of GSB (CSS).

NBCC ACEP # 7091, CE Training Workshops has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #7091. Programs that do not qualify are clearly identified. CE Training Workshops is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. CE Training Workshops designates this continuing education activity for 3 continuing education hours of Clinical Supervision.

CE Training Workshops LLC, #1770, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Training Workshops LLC maintains responsibility for this course.  ACE provider approval period: 08/02/2022 – 08/02/2023.   Social workers completing this course receive 3 continuing education credits for Clinical Supervision training.

In this first segment of the series, we will discuss what competent supervision is, analyze definitions of clinical supervision, and describe the benefits of competency-based supervision. We will explore the groundwork & rationale of effective supervision; examine the impact of cultural competence in terms of discrimination, microaggressions, and power differentials; and apply concept learning to case studies in breakout sessions.

Learning Objectives:

What is supervision and how do we become competent supervisors?

Examine survey feedback from supervisees regarding their concerns of ineffective supervision.

Discuss the Learning Cycle of performance, observation, reflection, feedback/evaluation, and planning.

Apply the Learning Cycle to a new supervisee in a breakout session.

Explore Myths vs. Facts of Supervisor’s perceptions.