6 CE Credits/Hours - Online Course - $59.00
Developed by Ofer Zur, Ph.D.
Course fulfills the California six hour Supervision Requirement for psychologists (by BOP) and for MFTs (by BBS). It also fulfills the supervision requirement in other states, check with your state board.
This course is also offered as part of a Supervision Savings Package (for LCSWs) of 15 CE Credits.
This course includes materials consisting of:
Transcripts are available for ALL MP3s in format.Order This Course Now
General Course Description
Supervision in therapy exists at the crossroads of therapy and supervision. Knowing when to help supervisees examine and develop their therapy skills and when to help them examine themselves requires significant skill and awareness on the supervisor's part. Effective supervision combines evaluation of the supervisee, skills training, and transference and countertransference issues both as they pertain to the supervisee's work with clients and between the supervisee and supervisor. In addition to professional obligations, the supervisor also has legal liabilities and obligations to both the supervisee and to the supervisee's clients.
This intermediate level course, consisting of podcast interviews and articles, reviews the above mentioned issues and also explains what the codes of ethics of professional mental health associations require of supervisors. Part One covers the principles of effective and ethical supervision and presents a Personal Construct Model to help orient the supervisor. Part Two presents in detail the ethical obligations and ramifications of supervision and includes a podcast with Dr. Frederick Reamer who helped develop the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers. Part Three presents podcast interviews with Dr. Marty Klein who discusses the special issues and pitfalls present in supervising therapists who work with sexual issues. Part Four discusses the special supervision issues raised by the growing use of online therapy and online supervision. Part Five presents the regulations covering California supervisors. Part Six presents additional resources for learning more about supervision. Transcripts in PDF format are included for all MP3s.
This course will teach psychotherapists to:
1. Discuss the different roles a supervisor must fulfill.
2. Identify the ethical requirements of supervision to the supervisee and the supervisee's clients.
3. Summarize the special issues pertaining to sex therapy and supervision.
4. Discuss the Personal Construct Model of Supervision.
5. Summarize the requirements and expectations for supervisors from the major mental health associations.
6. Explain the special requirements on conducting online supervision.
The various roles of a supervisor
Ethical requirements of the supervisor
Supervision and sex therapy
Additional resources for learning more about supervision