The Foundations of Good Clinical Supervision

CE Hours: 2.0

Cost: $24

Instructor:

C. Wayne Jones, PhD

This course describes the attitudes and actions of clinical supervisors considered “good” and effective. These attitudes and actions are contrasted with supervisors recalled as “bad” or ineffective. Readings from articles in the supervision literature are used to supplement and elaborate on these attitudes and actions. Particular focus is given to the differences between administrative supervision, clinical supervision and training. Five key responsibilities of clinical supervisors in high quality or evidence based programs are identified and discussed in detail.

This is a Beginning Level course. The target audience is all behavioral health supervisors of therapists working with children and adolescents.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the differences between administrative supervision, clinical supervision and training.
2. Identify the attitudes and behaviors of “good” and “bad” clinical supervisors.
3. Identify the reasons good clinical supervision is critical to good clinical outcomes.
4. Identify five core responsibilities of clinical supervisors associated with high quality service delivery.

This course uses an online distance-learning self-paced format.  It includes recorded audio, recorded video-based webinars, and selected readings.  There are post-tests to ensure comprehension of the material. Participants can communicate with the instructors via the online moodle interface. Real-time communication with the instructor in our online, self-paced distance learning courses is not possible. However, participants can send an email to the instructor via the online moodle interface within the course and expect to receive a response within 48 hours. All course content, including post-tests, should take approximately two hours to complete.

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