16 hrs | $105.00
Certification Areas and Continuing Education: 16 Hours Total
Understanding the role of supervision is vital for those pursuing a career in the addiction field. Clinical Supervision is generally provided by a trained, certified or licensed professional with extensive knowledge, skills and experience in addiction and/or mental health counseling practices. A seasoned Clinical Supervisor often leads case reviews for the counseling staff as well as oversees interns and counselors-in-training. This course will outline the specific areas of supervision as identified in SAMHSAs TIP 52: Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor.
This course is designed to increase your confidence and commitment to the critical role of quality supervision.
NOTE: This course meets the requirements of the Florida Certification Board (FCB) for their new credential called the Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP) in addition to other professional addiction certification boards.
Selected Readings are included with the course.
Through this course, students will learn the competencies of Clinical Supervision and gain the ability to provide quality supervision to appropriate clinical counselors and staff. This course is also designed for current supervisors who are seeking to grow their supervisory skills. Students will be encouraged to develop a supervision style that will enable them to meet the diverse needs of the people they supervise.
- Identify the principles, methods and techniques of clinical supervision.
Explain the practical issues involved in clinical supervision.
- List the developmental stages of counselors and supervisors.
- Know the cultural, ethical and legal issues in supervision.
- Develop appropriate, supportive roles with supervisees.
- Determine what style of supervision and leadership will work best in their work environment.