Description

Clinical supervision is a complex role that requires multiple skill-sets. In this role, the essential skills for supporting supervisees to develop in their clinical work are sometimes overlooked. This workshop focuses on the insights and tools that are necessary for supervisors to support other counsellors to grow in their ability to help others. The balance between supervision, administration, and performance evaluation will be discussed. Participants will also learn the tools for exploring complex issues such as ethics, culture, and power.

Price: $119

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Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEU)
3.5


Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Define the role of clinical supervision and the elements of a supervision process
  • Identify one’s own style of supervision
  • List essential supervisor competencies
  • Plan steps for supporting supervisees for development of their helping skills
  • Select steps for guiding supervisees through ethical dilemmas and cultural sensitivity
  • Describe a process for delivering effective performance reviews and feedback

Some of the Topics Included

  • Components of a Clinical Supervision Role
  • The Elements of Supervision Process – Administrative, Educational, Supportive
  • Supervision Style Assessment
  • How to Adapt Your Style to Fit Supervisees
  • Essential Supervisor Competencies
  • Structure and Process of Supervision
  • Learning and Supervision Contracts
  • Ethics, Power, and Boundaries in Supervision
  • Considering Steps for Diversity and Cultural Humility
  • Facilitating Counsellor Development – Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Giving Administrative and Performance Feedback

About this Workshop

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Vicki Enns, MMFT, RMFT

Photo of Vicki Enns, Clinical Director; Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc.Vicki is the Clinical Director of the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute, an Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and an instructor in the graduate program for Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Winnipeg. She is the editor and co-author of our Counselling Insights book. In her private practice, she specializes in the area of trauma recovery for individuals of all ages, and she helps individuals, couples, and families build positive mental health and relational skills across developmental stages. She believes in a holistic approach to wellness that applies to both clients and helpers. Vicki also believes that it is essential for helpers to continue learning and developing their self-awareness alongside evolving clinical skills. As a trainer, she is particularly gifted at creating a learning atmosphere that is collaborative and respectful, and which embraces diversity in personal identity, skills, and cultural perspectives.

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop intended for existing or aspiring supervisors within the social service, health care, and education settings.