Clinical Counselor Supervision
The purpose of this course is to help professionals in helping professions, particularly counseling, to develop a better understanding of the considerations that are important in effective supervision. By creating a general awareness of supervisory elements, exploring the different supervisory modalities, and viewing examples of effective supervision, the student will have the initial educational preparation to become a credentialed supervisor.
- Become familiar with basic skills, competencies, and knowledge required of clinical counseling supervisors.
- Explore various models and modalities of clinical supervision.
- Be able to distinguish the difference between counseling skills and supervision skills.
- Learn how to develop and maintain healthy relationships with supervisees.
- Develop a plan for obtaining clinical supervisor credentials.
- Acquire knowledge about the ethical and legal concerns involved in clinical counselor supervision.
- Reading and exercises contained in the Counselor Supervision Home Study binder and accompanying DVD developed by Dr. Robert C. Nielsen.
- Recommended text: Aasheim, L. (2012). Practical clinical supervision for counselors. New York: Springer.