Supervision Essentials for the Practice of Competency-Based Supervision

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 4 –

Multiculturalism, Diversity, & Personal Factors

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 segment of the series, we will discuss multiculturalism & diversity by discussing supervision models/techniques and assessments that infuse diversity to enhance the supervisory relationship and addressing personal factors, responsiveness, and reactivity that can impact the supervisory relationship. We will examine the supervisory working alliance and how to build and maintain this throughout the relationship as well as factors that influence the successful alliance and appropriate remedies to avoid pitfalls.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

Determine concepts to consider for multiculturalism & diversity such as ethics, self-assessment for microaggressions, and unintentional biases.

Identify what to do when supervisee/supervisor multiculturalism loyalties and commitments conflict.

Differentiate between a reflective & neutral stance

Build and maintain a successful supervisory working alliance.

Explain the common “Pitfalls”, or Factors Influencing the successful supervisory working alliance.