Supervision Essentials for the Practice of Competency-Based Supervision

A 2-Day Clinical Supervision Workshop adapted from the book

“Supervision Essentials for the Practice of Competency-Based Supervision”

Based on the book by Carol A. Falendar & Edward P. Shrafanske

What is supervision? Supervision is critical to the practice of therapy. Supervision has been designed as an intervention provided by a more senior member of a profession to a more junior colleague or colleagues who typically but not always are members of the same profession. This relationship is evaluative and hierarchal, extends over time, and has the simultaneous purpose of enhancing the professional functioning of the more junior persons while monitoring the quality of professional service offered to the clients that he or she sees and serving as a gatekeeper for the particular profession the supervisee seeks to enter.

Supervision is now recognized as a core competency domain for clinical therapists and guidelines have been created to facilitate the provision of competent supervision across professional groups. In this clinical supervision competency training series, we consider major approaches to the supervisory practice to include those that are based on theoretical orientation as well as identifying and discussing key issues that typically need to be addressed in the supervisory relationship.

Target Audience:
Clinical Supervisors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, LMFT, & Licensed Professional Counselors who are in a supervisory role.

Content level: Beginner to Intermediate

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 18 continuing education credits.

NCASPPB Approved for 18 hours of GSB (CSS) (ETHICS – 5.5 HOURS).

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 18.0 continuing education hours of Clinical Supervision-Specific Training which includes 5.5 hours of Ethics for a total of 18 hours.

Meet Your Facilitators

Shannon McCabe, MA, LCAS, CCS, CCJP, CPS who is a multi-discipline masters level professional and Certified Clinical Supervisor and Trainer. 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.

Lorna Vanden Heuvel, MSW, LCSWA, CSI, CCTP is the owner and founder of CE Training Workshops, LLC. Lorna has a combined 20+ years of experience in both the corporate world as a Senior Executive in Organizational Development and Training as well as various roles in the mental health and substances use field, culminating in her own Practice, Apex Clinical Counseling, where she works with individuals and couples.

She provides Clinical Supervision for addictions counselors and those seeking licensure as an addictions specialist and combines her experience in training and development and her passion for working with others to create a supportive and empowering learning environment. In her spare time, Lorna is an avid Pickleball player and volunteers as a classroom leader in her church’s preschool ministry. 

Supervision Essentials for the Practice of Competency-Based Supervision

Saturday & Sunday, August 27th & 28th, 2022 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Live & Interactive Zoom Webinar, 2-Day Workshop

Early Bird Cost (Until August 15th) $275

After August 15th, Cost $295*

Includes Full Training Manual Downloadable PDF!

Obtain 18 hours of Clinical Supervision Specific Training

to include 5.5 hours of Clinical Supervision Ethics for a total of 18 continuing education hours!

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

Course Content: This course has been designed for professionals practicing at the beginner to intermediate levels.

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

• Define & Describe the Key Components of Supervisory Effectiveness

• Contrast & Apply Models of Supervision & Theory-Based Supervision

• Evaluate & Criticize Assessment and Development Planning

• Translate & Classify the Impact of Legal & Ethical Considerations

• Identify & Analyze Techniques to Address Personal Factors, Biases, & Microaggressions

*Due to the limited number of participants that we allow to register and in order to ensure that we are able to fill all of the seats, cancellations must be submitted in writing to cetrainingworkshops@gmail.com no later than 10 business days prior to the event. Cancellations within the 10 business days prior to the event will not be refunded.

Day One Agenda              Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

“Foundations of Competency-Based Clinical Supervision (CBCS)

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                   Introduction & Philosophy of Clinical Supervision

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                Groundwork & Rationale

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.               Break

10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.               Implementing CBCS & Best Practices

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.               Lunch

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.                Illustrations: Excerpts from a Supervisory Session

3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.                 Break

3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                 Multiculturalism & Diversity

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.                Addressing Clinical Supervision in an ever-changing environment – Gender Considerations

Day Two Agenda              Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

“Core Competencies & Applications in Supervision”

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                     Managing Microaggressions & Biases

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                  Addressing Personal Factors, Responsiveness, and Reactivity

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.                 Break

10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                 Ensuring Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Competence

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.                 Lunch

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.                   Ethics & Boundaries in Clinical Supervision

3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.                   Break

3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                   Supervisees who do not Meet Professional Competence Standards

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.                   Practicing Developing an Ethical Remediation/Termination Plan

(18 total contact hours with 5.5 hours of Ethics)

At the end of the training, the facilitator will provide in the chatbox a link to an electronic evaluation that you will need to complete. Once you have submitted the evaluation, you will be able to download your certificate.

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