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CE Credit Hours: 4.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CE 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.
CE 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.
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