Full course description
Cl# SW340E Clinical Supervision in Supervising Social Workers 15 CEUs
Instructor Paul Gibson, LCSW
Thursday, May 20, 2021 9 AM – 5 PM
Friday, May 21, 2021 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
On Line Via Zoom
This course meets the Board of Behavioral Science Requirement for all clinical supervisors to take a 15 hour CEU course in supervising Associate Social Workers.
Day 1 meets the requirement for clinical supervisors to take a 6 hour CEU course every two years in Supervising AMFT, APCC, and Psychology Interns.
Day 1. Clinical supervision of Associate Social Workers has a critical role in the development of mental health professionals. This course reviews the clinical supervision and licensing requirements for Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC) and Licensed Psychologists with a focus on ASWs. The components of clinical supervision are discussed including the clinical supervisor role, learning contracts, record keeping, case consultation guidelines and intern evaluations. Legal and ethical issues impacting clinical supervision are described including liability issues, minimizing liability, consent and confidentiality issues and mandated reporting guidelines. Ethical practice issues with both clients and supervisees are reviewed with the BBS regulations for unprofessional conduct.
Day 2. Guidelines for providing group clinical supervision are described including ground rules, group process, and ongoing supervisor responsibilities. Cultural competency and humility in providing clinical supervision are discussed including cultural identity, self-disclosure and ethics, social class
and professional development, the cycle of oppression, micro aggressions, and supervision guidelines. Self-awareness issues in supervision are identified including transference, counter-transference, and secondary trauma. Self-care practices and the NASW and CAMFT Codes of Ethics are reviewed including obligations to clients, colleagues, practice settings, professionals, social work, and the broader society.