Most clinicians think about individual supervision when thinking of clinical supervision. However, much supervision also occurs in a group format, including university training programs and agency settings. Research has shown that group supervision appears to be equally effective to individual supervision in terms of training outcomes. In this course, new and experienced supervisors will learn more about the advantages and limitations of group supervision, the models and stages of group supervision, and some specific group supervision techniques that can be used in live or virtual settings.
Participants in this course should expect to leave with a solid understanding of the advantages and challenges of providing clinical supervision in a group setting. They will review the stages of groups and the core group processes that occur within clinical supervision groups. Presenters will provide an understanding of the importance of addressing power and culture within group supervision. Finally, participants will learn various tools, techniques, and models for group supervision.
This workshop is for supervisors or those considering becoming supervisors.
This is a non-interactive, self-study course.
Instruction consists of 6 hours of video instruction and a post-test.
From the time of registration, you have six months to access the coursework.
Upon completion of this training, professionals will be able to do the following:
- Discuss the stages of group and core group processes and how these apply to clinical supervision in groups.
- Analyze the power dynamics and cultural considerations that are present in clinical supervision in groups.
- Identify specific models and techniques that can be used in clinical supervision in groups.
- Develop skills to balance the needs of individual supervisees with the needs of the supervision group.
Ruby L. Blow, MA, LPC, NCC, BCC, CPCS, ACS, BC-TMH
Ruby Blow is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia. Her current practice focus is professional development and she provides tele-supervision and tele-consultation. Her services include both group and individual modalities. She is a leader in the field of clinical supervision practice and has been in practice for 22 years. In 2012, Ruby won the Counselor Educator of the Year Award in the state of Georgia from the Professional Counselors Association. She has worked with mental health professionals in the area of clinical development from the beginning of her career. She taught for 10 years as an adjunct faculty member at Argosy University Atlanta. During her time as a clinical instructor, she led students in their practicum internships as their instructor of record. She gained experience in distance supervision leading all online sections of practicum/internship seminar. Ruby is an approved clinical supervisor and a board certified telemental health provider.
Mary Kate Reese, PhD, LPC, CPCS
Mary Kate Reese, PhD, LPC, CPCS, is a skilled counselor, clinical supervisor, counselor educator, and consultant with over 30 years of experience. Mary Kate is currently a core faculty member at Walden University, where she is the course manager for the Supervision course in the doctoral program, which she also teaches regularly. In addition, Mary Kate periodically provides workshops on supervision and ethics for mental health professionals who are obtaining continuing education credit. Mary Kate uses an engaging style in her teaching, and does not simply lecture to a passive audience! Her students leave with knowledge and skills that can easily be applied to their professional work.
Credit Hours: This course consists of 6 non-contact hours.
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This is a non-interactive, self-study course.
To receive your certificate of completion you must complete the course in its entirety.
To complete an Online Self Study Course, one must register, log in, select the My Courses option from the menu items, click the Course Title, complete all of the modules, complete and pass the post-test(s), and complete the course evaluation.
A grade of at least 80% or more is required to pass the post-test. Retaking the post-test is possible until the participant is able to pass the test.
Psychologists and other professionals seeking CE credit through our approval with the American Psychological Association are asked but not required to complete the course evaluation before obtaining their certificate of completion, however passing a post-test for online self-study courses, and submitting one's attendance for live on-site and live webinars is required.
You can download or print your certificate of completion by logging into your account, navigating to the course by selecting the My Courses option from the menu items, clicking the Course Title, scrolling to the Certificate of Completion section, and clicking on the Certificate of Completion link to either download it or print it.
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.
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This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.
This is a non-interactive, self-study course. Teaching methods for this course include recorded lectures, videos, a post-test, and a course evaluation.
This course was recorded 6/9/23