The Working Context of Family Based Supervision

CE Hours: 2.0  –  Cost: $24  –  

This course serves as an introduction to clinical supervision in agencies, with a specific focus on supervising therapists who work in the community, such as in Pennsylvania’s Family-Based Mental Health Services program.  The expectations of the many stakeholders invested in treatment services are clarified – these expectations form the context of supervision. This course also clarifies the three major components (or roles) involved in overseeing treatment services, reviews the various ways that agencies have structured these roles, and highlights the strengths and challenges associated with each structure. Lastly, the common challenges of supervision in agencies are presented, along with tips for coping.

This course is appropriate for beginner through advanced level supervisors.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the different types and tasks of family-based supervision.
2. Describe the expectations of different stakeholders in family-based supervision.
3. Describe the strengths and challenges associated with the division of family-based supervision tasks.
4. Identify strategies FB supervisors can use for managing the multiple challenges of FB supervision.

This online distance learning course includes video web training, required readings, and a post-test to ensure comprehension of the material.

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