CE Credit Hours: 4.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
Clinical supervision is necessary in substance abuse treatment and other behavioral health settings to improve client care, develop the professionalism of clinical personnel, and impart and maintain ethical standards in the field. This intermediate level continuing course, developed using information from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, presents basic information about supervision in the substance abuse field as well as general principles and guidelines of clinical supervision. The teaching, coaching, consulting, and mentoring functions of supervision are presented along with two scenarios that demonstrate specific skills.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Identify central principles of clinical supervision and guidelines for new supervisors, including the functions of a clinical supervisor.
2. Differentiate between the developmental levels of counselors and clinical supervisors.
3. Discuss issues related to cultural competence, ethical and legal considerations, dual relationships and boundary issues, informed consent, confidentiality, and supervisor ethics.
4. Summarize strategies to monitor clinical performance of counselors, including the various methods commonly used for observing counselors.
5. Outline steps taken by supervisors to balance clinical and administrative functions, manage time efficiently, ensure appropriate documentation and record-keeping, and structure supervision sessions.
6. Review case scenarios, notes, and comments that demonstrate supervisorial approaches and skills.
The Mindful team consists of numerous behavioral health professionals with a plethora of clinical experience as well as backgrounds in higher education, including teaching at the university level. Our three consulting psychologists review the appropriate course material, based on their experience and expertise that aligns with program content, to ensure that it enhances interdisciplinary understanding and is consistent with a systematic, research-based approach to promoting continued education and for synthesizing new knowledge into the clinician’s professional environment.
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Course Date: 2017-02-02
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