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Foundations of Clinical Supervision


Credit Available - See CEs/Contact Hours tab below.

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Category:
Clinical Supervision
Trainer:
Daniel Lawson, LMHC
Course Levels:
Beginning and Intermediate
Duration:
6 hours



Description

Course Format

Live interactive webinar: Participants will have the opportunity to engage in discussion by unmuting and directly asking questions or using the chat feature in Zoom.


Clinical supervision is an essential skill for all professionals in the field of mental health.  In our effort to improve the outcomes for those we serve, the direct supervision of our staff becomes all the more paramount.

If you have career goals of becoming a supervisor or are looking for ways to enhance your working knowledge of supervision or improve your effectiveness with staff, this training is for you.  Being concrete and pragmatic, this training will offer you dynamic foundational knowledge to begin mastering supervision at your workplace. 

During this training, participants will be given hands on applications, exercises, and real-world examples, all geared to enhance confidence in their practice of supervision.  Participants will learn how to use the material in this training to create their own clinical "compass" to keep their supervision on course throughout the supervisory relationship.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the 3 stages of the supervisory relationship
  2. Discuss 7 foundational dimensions of the Systems Model of Supervision
  3. Explain "The curse of knowledge"
  4. Identify 3 skills of effective supervisors.

Research:  The following is a list of websites and resources containing research information on supervision:

Target Audience: social workers, mental health practitioners, creative arts therapists, marriage and facility therapists, psychologists, addiction professionals, case managers, and other interested individuals.

Customer Service

We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841. Thank you.


Registration

Registration open until: 9/28/22


CEs/Contact Hours


NYSED LMSW & LCSW CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


NYSED LMHC CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0008. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


NYSED LMFT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0007. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


NYSED LCAT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0003. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


NYSED PSY CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0062. Continuing education Live Online (Webinar) contact hours: 6


ASWB ACE approved continuing education

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education, #1773, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/23/2022 - 02/23/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education credits.


UBSW - NYS OASAS

NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 6 hours for CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal.



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Trainer

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Daniel Lawson, LMHC, currently works in private practice in Buffalo, NY. Dan is a passionate, eclectic practitioner and bases his practice heavily on a solution-focused approach to therapy. As a result, many of his clients see the results they are looking for in less than six sessions. Dan also uses DBT, positive psychology, mindfulness, CBT, existential, motivational interviewing, and narrative therapy. Dan provides clinical supervision grounded in a solution-focused approach. In addition, he also specializes in supporting Catholic men and woman, effectively combining his faith with his psychological training to provide therapy deeply rooted in Catholic theology and philosophy. Dan is a balanced professional and works effectively with his clients regardless of their spiritual/religious beliefs.  Dan worked at Horizon Health Services for a decade where he worked to pioneer and implement best practices in clinical supervision before leaving to work full time in his private practice.  In addition to his clinical practice, Dan provides consultation services to local businesses, schools, and government agencies.  He specializes in conflict mediation and organizational development utilizing solution-focused methods to build optimal work cultures for all employees. Visit his websites for information at http://www.counselorscorner.net/clinicians.html and http://catholictherapysolutions.com/.


Agenda

9:00am — 10:15am: What is Supervision Anyway? “The Curse of Knowledge” Introduction to Systems Approach to Supervision, What encourages Adaptive Learning in Supervision?

10:15am — 10:30 am: Break

10:30am — 11:00am: Know your supervisee:  Understanding the 3 Phases of Supervisory Relationship

11:0am — 12:00pm: 7 Foundational dimensions of the Systems Approach to Supervision

12:00pm — 1:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm — 1:30pm:  Structuring your supervisions/teaching staff

1:30pm —2:00pm:  Decentralized Command: letting your staff borrow your ego

2:00pm — 2:15pm: Break

2:15pm — 3:30pm:  Handling Common Supervision Issues

3:30pm — 4:00pm: Develop Yourself: Skills of effective supervisors

4:00pm —4:15pm: Therapist Wellbeing:  What to do when your staff is burned out

4:15pm — 4:30pm: Q&A

Equipment Requirements

Required Hardware
- A computer (desktop/laptop) or mobile device (smartphone/tablet).
- Speakers/headphones/earbuds OR access to a phone to call in to the Zoom room.

Strongly Encouraged Hardware
- Webcam or mobile device with a camera for interacting in course activities.

Internet Connection
- A stable Internet connection of 56K or greater is required. (However, please note that a 56K connection may degrade the quality of your experience.)

Any questions about these requirements or other technical questions can be directed to sw-ce@buffalo.edu.

Online Course Access

Upon successful registration of the course you will be able to access the course materials. 

How do I test my system / access the online training?

To access the program, please log into your account. Please plan to log in 10 minutes prior to the start time. Click on the Launch Viewer button next to your program title to confirm you can see video and hear audio. You will enter the room with your microphone muted and your camera off. For the best experience, please leave these settings as is unless instructed otherwise. 

How do I access the course materials

To download course materials, log into your account. Under the seminar name click on the Handouts button.

For some trainings, the course handouts may not be available until the morning of the program.

Completion Requirements

No partial credit is given for partial attendance. 

Live Online Completion Requirements 

In order to receive a certificate of completion for this course participants must complete the following.

Please note all requirements can be found in your UBCE21 portal. 

- Attend the entire course.  Zoom attendance is used to verify viewing requirements. Zoom can take up to 48 hours to confirm attendance. Participation in small group activities is required.

- Document participation codes and respond to poll questions. Single letter participation codes will be displayed throughout the training. Participants must input the codes in the orange "Evaluation & Certificate" button. Participants must record at least 75% of the codes correctly and participate in at least 75% of the polls.

-  After the training, complete the evaluation by clicking on the "Evaluation and Certificate" button for this course.

The certificate of completion will be immediately generated in your account upon completion of all course requirements. Certificates may be downloaded, printed, or left in your account.

Cancellation Policy

Please email sw-ce@buffalo.edu or call 716-829-5841 for cancellations. Thank you.

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