Texas LPC and LMFT Supervisor Training

DATE

April 5 -6, 2023

Early bird discount till:  March 15, 2023

June 7-8, 2023

Early bird discount till:  May 17, 2023

August 2-3, 2023

Early bird discount till:  July 12, 2023

Time

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST

CE

40 CE hours (Includes 12 Ethics CE Hours)

40 NBCC Hours

Cost

$650.00 (NON REFUNDABLE)

$550.00

(EARLY BIRD SPECIAL, IF REGISTERED 3 WEEKS BEFORE DEADLINE)

Description

The LPC and LMFT Supervisor Training prepares participants to become a supervisor and identify the needs of their supervisee whether supervising for their employer or as a supervisor for state licensing boards. This training is unique from other Supervisor Trainings with an emphasis on building a relationship through a selection of activities and creating a plan for growth for a supervisee. A recognition of the roles and responsibilities of supervision as well as a comparison of supervision theories including theory based, non-theory based, and newer research-based perspectives. The process of interviewing, selecting a supervisee, and ethical guidelines in supervision will be examined. Legal and ethical issues in supervision will be identified and participants will be provided electronic documents and ethical paperwork. Participants will select from methods, techniques, and modalities of supervision to personalize to their clinical setting including the use of technology. The training also includes electronic documents of evaluations for both the supervisee and supervisor to use throughout the supervision process. Participants will be given activities and assessments to encourage dialogue as a culturally responsive supervisor.

Additional Information

  • LPC’s and LMFT’s have 90 days to complete the training once they purchase the training.
  • After 90 days, participants will no longer have access to the course to complete the training and would need to re-purchase the training.
  • For LPC’s the training can be used to apply for LPC Supervisor status for 2 years after completing the training.
  • Please keep in my mind when completing homework assignments that each assignment corresponds with the video lesson.
  • Homework assignments must be completed and approved by Dr. Johnson at the end of your training before you will be able to access your evaluation and certificate.

Homework Includes

    • A paper to consider self-awareness of personality traits, natural strengths, and gifts to be used as a future Supervisor
    • A Supervision Genogram of past supervision experiences
    • A three generation Cultural Genogram to consider generational patterns and life experiences
    • Creating a personal Supervision Contract and Informed Consent from a template given by Dr. Johnson
    • Creating an activity using a movie to raise your awareness of a supervisee’s needs and clinical skills
    • Answering questions to the Board Rules and Code of Ethics for your specific license
    • Read Dr. Johnson’s book Pace Setter to apply a Vision Frame to your current work setting as you consider the addition of supervisees (charge included in training cost).
    • Read QBQ: The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life to Consider how to apply the principles as a supervisor and with your supervisees.(**cost is not included in training cost and is an additional cost for each participant**)

Learning Objectives

  1. Create a plan with activities focused on building a relationship and developing a supervisee
  2. Describe the roles and responsibilities in the supervision relationship and how to meet the needs of your supervisee
  3. Compare theoretical frameworks and models of clinical supervision
  4. Examine how to choose a supervisee, what to discuss in the interview process, and ethical guidelines for supervision
  5. Identify administrative procedures and responsibilities related to clinical supervision including a supervision plan, record keeping, and reporting
  6. Select from methods, techniques, and modalities for clinical supervision including individual and group supervision
  7. Describe the use of technology in supervision
  8. Prepare for how to navigate supervisory relationship concerns
  9. Create documents and ethical paperwork to use in supervision for remediation and gatekeeping including an informed consent, contract, telehealth informed consent, release form for off-site supervisees, leave of absence, and a remediation plan
  10. Identify standards of practice, legal and ethical issues, and responsibilities in clinical supervision
  11. Select from three types of evaluations: self-report for self-awareness, supervisor perspective, both supervisee and supervisor completed evaluations
  12. Describe how to provide culturally responsive supervision

Topics Included In The Training

PART I: The Supervision Relationship

The LPC and LMFT Supervisory Relationship

  • Building a Supervision Relationship with the Supervisee
  • Roles When Supervising a Supervisee
  • How to Incorporate Your Personal Strengths
  • How to Meet the Needs of Each Individual Supervisee
  • The Goals of LPC and LMFT Supervision
  • Resources for Supervision- 21 Assignments and Activities to Use in Supervision
  • Expressing Positive and Negative Characteristics of Past Supervision/Setting Goals & Expectations for Supervision
  • Up to Date List of All Possible Associate Sites in Dallas/Ft. Worth by Specialization (to assist Supervisees with finding possible sites)

Theories and Models of Supervision

  • Theory Based and Non-theory Based Models of Supervision
  • Integrated Developmental Model of supervision (combined with a compiled list of the most common events that occur in mental health to address with a supervisee to prepare for the future)
PART II: Ethics in supervision
  • Practical Tools for Evaluation, Informed Consent, Contracting, and Record Keeping
    • Step by Step process to Reduce Liability Risks When choosing Who to Supervise
    • LPC and LMFT Informed Consent Documents
    • LPC and LMFT Supervision Contracts
    • Consent to Video Recording
    • Associate Informed Consent for clients
    • Custom Developed On-Site Supervisor Release and Acknowledgement of Supervisee Responsibilities (for Supervisees with multiple sites or a Supervisor who is not working at the Associate site)
    • Custom Developed Beginning Supervision Checklist (includes information to reduce liability risks and to exceed board requirements)
    • Custom Developed Supervision Weekly Documentation Form for Supervisees (Keeps the Supervisor up-to-date on what the Supervisee implemented since the last supervision session, what needs to be addressed along with holding a Supervisee accountable for notes, treatment plans, call logs, and termination forms)
    • Custom Developed Supervision Logs (specifically designed for LPC Associates and LMFT Associates, including spaces to document the 7 items required by the LPC Board)
    • Evaluations including Custom Developed Evaluations to use in Supervision for both the Supervisee (for self, from supervisor, and for Supervisor) and for the Supervisor
    • Supervisee Leave of Absence Contract
    • Supervisee Remediation Plan

    Multicultural Awareness

    • Multicultural Aspects of Supervision

    Ethical and Legal Guidelines for Supervisors

    • Knowledge of Complaints Against Licensees
    • Increasing Knowledge of Board Rules & Code of Ethics
    • Alternatives to Use for Case Consultation
    • Case Vignettes, Videos, and Dr. Johnson’s Personal Supervision Experiences
    • Knowledge of the LPC/LMFT Code through a comprehensive quiz on the Board Rules and Code of Ethics to later use with supervisees

Virtual Training Information

  • If you register for the Virtual Classroom training, make sure you have a good WIFI connection.
  • Your computer will need a camera for you to be visible throughout the entire training to receive the certificate.
  • We will be using Zoom for the training, and I will send you a link by Tuesday evening.
  • You will need to download the Zoom program to be able to use the link.
  • All homework, 28 hours of the 40 hour training, is due by email to Dr. Johnson by the first day of the training.
  • Please note that during the training there will be two 15-minute breaks in the morning and afternoon and a 30-minute lunch break.

Dr. Rhonda Johnson

Dr. Johnson is an LPC-S, LMFT-S, and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor™, who is passionate about supervision. She is committed to ensuring that the training course includes information needed for a supervisor to be fully informed and comply with ethical standards. Dr. Johnson has supervised Interns and Associates since 2007 both individually and in groups. She has provided supervision for supervisees within her practice, for those outside of her practice, and for supervisees with multiple sites including hospitals, community agencies, adoption agencies, and churches.

Approved Continuing Education Provider

CCFAM Training has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7105. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CCFAM Training is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

This training is non-refundable, unless cancelled by training provider. Event will be cancelled if fewer than 5 participants.

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