An every-other-month continuing education series -- a free forum for clinical supervisors to learn, network, and share historical and innovative practices in clinical supervision for mental health professionals. The focus will include a combination of theory and practice. Each month an expert supervisor will facilitate a lecture and discussion. Guest presenters will include allied professionals representing counseling, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, and psychology. Continuing Education credits will be offered for behavioral health clinicians.
Live, interactive webinars will be hosted on the following dates:
Join us for a LIVE online webinar on posted Fridays from 1:00-2:30 Eastern time
- March 10, 2023
- May 12, 2023 (A course on the developmental needs of supervisees' spotting the areas for growth and remediation. Details and registration coming soon!)
Check back for future dates - posted dates at the time of registration are included with enrollment. Re-enrollment is required in order to add new dates.
Enrollment in this series includes access to the live events. It does not include recordings of the presentations.
Topics addressed & the corresponding learning objectives:
- September 10, 2021: Approaching Culturally-Informed Intervention in Counseling & Supervision: Overview of A Comprehensive Model with Dr. Sonja Sutherland
- Outline components necessary to clinically approach mediating the impact of interpersonal discrimination and structural racism on black and indigenous people of color.
- Describe the ways in which components of the overall CCCMDM model can be used for addressing racial trauma in clients.
- November 12, 2021: Preparing Supervisees for Telemental Health with Ruby Blow and Ray Barrett
- Explain the Supervisor’s ethical and legal responsibility to evaluate a supervisee's readiness to provide telemental health service.
- Describe the process of evaluating a supervisee's readiness to provide telemental health service.
- Apply a supervisee telemental health preparedness checklist when evaluating a supervisee’s readiness.
- January 14, 2022: Creating A Vision: Supervising Family Therapist To See The How with Dr. Vicki Loyer
- Work with process rather than content
- Explain the role of power and privilege in families
- Use parallel process to personalize supervision
- March 11, 2022: Expressive Arts and Play Therapy for Supervision with Dr. Laura Fazio-Griffith
- Articulate theoretical foundations underlying supervision and consultation.
- Identify interventions using expressive arts and play therapy interventions that would enhance the supervision process.
- Describe how to use play therapy during the supervision process to assess clients and clinicians for the appropriate interventions.
- May 20, 2022: It’s Complicated: Special Considerations for Supervising Clinicians Treating Eating Disorders with Dr. Melanie Smith
- Describe at least two ethical challenges that can arise in the treatment of eating disorders.
- Describe how to apply at least two elements of the Competency-Based Supervision model when supervising therapists treating eating disorders.
- July 15, 2022: How Clinical Supervisors Can Adjust Their Evaluative Lens by Understanding the “Zone of Proximal Development” with Dr. Rosalind Polk-Hall
- Explain the impact that the zone of proximal development has on the skill set of clinical supervisors and counselors.
- Describe how the zone of proximal development can be utilized to better understand the relationships between the supervisor and supervisee.
- September 16, 2022: Documentation for Supervisors with Kristin Ryan Easley
- Describe the value of documentation in supporting our work in monitoring professional services.
- Identify several tips for enhanced, best practice content.
- Define key components of maintaining a supervisee file and suggestions for quality supervision notes
- November 11, 2022 Systemic Supervision over Telehealth
- Describe the challenges in systemic supervision via videoconferencing.
- Describe the opportunities in systemic supervision via videoconferencing.
- Describe strategies to enhance their systemic supervision.
- November 18, 2022 It’s Not Just Your Name on the Line: How Your Contract Supports Compliance and Standards in Clinical Supervision
- Explain the obligations & functions of a clinical supervisor
- Explain the purpose of contracts in our profession
- Describe disclosure statement and contract elements
- January 20, 2023 The Empowerment Model of Clinical Supervision: A Modern Model for Private Practice and Community Mental Health with Khara Croswaite Brindle
- Describe ethical dilemmas that impact supervision needs in community mental health and private practice settings.
- Identify the roles of a supervisor supporting growth in their supervisee.
- Enhance supervision skills for use in your practice, organization, or agency.
- Compare popular supervision models for adoption within their practice, organization, or agency
- March 10, 2023 Using Motivational Interviewing Skills in Supervision with Hillary Bolter and Dayna Guido
- Demonstrate how to use MI Skills in Supervision.
- Explain the importance of matching MI skills to the stage of development of the supervisee.
- Identify three MI skills relevant to each stage of supervisee development.
- Dr. Sonja Sutherland, PhD, LPC, ACS, BC-TMH
- Ruby L. Blow, MA, LPC, NCC, BCC, CPCS, ACS,BC-TMH
- Ray Barrett, LMHC, LPC
- Dr. Vicki Loyer, PhD
- Dr. Laura Fazio-Griffith, PhD, NCC, LPC-S, RPT-S
- Dr. Melanie Smith, PhD, LMHC, CEDS-S
- Dr. Rosalind Polk-Hall, EdD, LPC, CPCS
- Kristin Ryan Easley, MS, LPC, NCC, CPCS, ACS
- Katherine Hertlein, PhD
- Francisca Mix, MA, LPC, BC-DMT, ACS
- Khara Croswaite Brindle, MA, LPC, ACS
- Hillary Bolter, MSW, LCSW, LCAS and Dayna Guido, MSW, LCSW, ACSW
Register: The Clinical Supervisors' Forum is FREE, and we are pleased to be able to offer you CEs as a part of this important dialogue. So that we can provide you these CEs, you are required to:
- login and access the direct link to the webinar through your account
- participate in the webinar fully
- complete a course evaluation at the conclusion of the event
- collect your certificate of completion on your account after steps 1-3 are completed
Directions for completing a course can be found by clicking here.
Participants may request a printed version of their certificate of completion to be delivered by mail. A shipping/handling fee of $6.95 will be charged per request. Shipping internationally may require an additional charge.
Enroll in the webinar by adding it to the cart and proceeding through the check out process (for $0). Create an account (or login to yours) during the checkout process.
Prepare: Download Zoom software. Participants must use a device that is connected to adequate internet speed with a camera, microphone and speakers (or headset).
Attend: At least 15 minutes before the designated start time, login to your account on the website. Go to "My Courses", click on the title of the webinar. The link for the webinar will be listed in the course content.
1.5 CE contact credits for each live webinar.
Each participant must attend the full event. An evaluation must be completed within one week of the event. Continuing Education credit(s) cannot be issued unless attendance is recorded and the evaluation is submitted.
Counselors: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6693. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This course qualifies for 1.5 contact hours.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0048. Approval renewal date: 1/31/2026
Marriage and Family Therapists: Many MFT licensing boards accept our courses or one of the approvals which we have from professional associations. You can check with your board to determine if this course would be accepted by your licensing board.
Social Workers: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, #1609, 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. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/02/2021 – 05/02/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 clinical continuing education credits.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0435. Approval renewal date: 2/28/2026
Addiction Professionals: Telehealth Certification Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, provider #193104, effective 02/23/2021. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. (Review course description for Addiction Professional CEs)
Psychologists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0128. Effective 8/31/2021 – 8/31/2024
Art Therapists: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0093. 7/21/2021 – 7/31/2024
Other Professionals: This activity qualifies for 90 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.
By registering for this event you are agreeing to the following:
24 hour notice is required if you are not able to make it to a live event. Recordings are not provided to webinar registrants.
To test using Zoom.us/test before the event to ensure you are ready for the event.
Since this is a live interactive event it means that your interaction during the event is expected.
An evaluation must be completed within one week of the event. Continuing Education credit(s) cannot be issued unless you attend the event and the evaluation is submitted. (Evaluation is not mandatory for APA hours)
Partial CE credits are not possible; therefore you are required to be present throughout the event in order to receive CE credits.
Respect all other participants during the event as though you would if you were sitting with the other attendees at a conference table:
- Dress appropriately
- Be in a private location void of distractions
- Do not multitask
- Remain on mute unless you are sharing with the group
Closed captioning is offered for live webinar participants.
During the live webinar, captions will be provided either by:
- clicking on a button at the top left corner of your screen to view the real-time transcription, or
- following the link given in the chat window to access the captions. If you use the link you will have to minimize the transcription window to fill half of your screen and the minimize the Zoom window to fill the other half of your screen. You can also use two screens if you would prefer.
Behavioral health providers with an interest in or who are clinical supervisors.
This is a live, interactive webinar.