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Supervision: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals - Revised

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2016

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 6 hours
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Course Summary

Supervision: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals provides an overview of psychotherapy supervision. Topics covered includes the supervisory relationship, approaches to supervision, responsibilities of supervisors, formats for supervision and much more.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the differences between authoritative and facilitative supervision.
  • Describe the different theoretical approaches to supervision.
  • Explain the principles of ethical decision making.
  • Describe the concept of professional boundaries.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Definition of Supervision
  • The Supervisory Relationship
  • Supervision Approaches
  • Responsibilities of Supervision
  • Informed Consent
  • Competence
  • Boundary Issues in Supervision
  • Multicultural Competence
  • The Supervisory Session: Formats for Supervision
  • Evaluation: Issues and Concepts


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