Clinical Supervision for Healthcare Professionals
Rebecca E. Williams, PhD
CE Credit: 3 Hours
Learning Level: Intermediate
Clinical Supervision for Healthcare Professionals is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that outlines best practices in psychotherapy supervision and reviews the structure of the supervisory relationship.
Topics presented include developmental models of supervision, goals of the supervisory experience, ethics and risk management in the supervision process, using technology in supervision, and diversity awareness training for the supervisee.
The vital and, at times, challenging relationship between supervisor and supervisee is discussed and compared to the therapy relationship. The importance of self-care for both the supervisee and the supervisor is also highlighted.
A review of the type and structure of performance evaluations is included, along with information about successful termination. Although this course is primarily written for psychotherapists, many of the essential facets of supervision apply to other disciplines such as occupational therapy and social work. This information is offered to support those healthcare professionals who wish to increase their competencies as clinical supervisors.
Course #31-47 | 2022 | 54 pages | 20 posttest questions
Professional Development Resources (PDR) has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5590. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. PDR is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Professional Development Resources is also approved as a provider of online (home study) continuing education by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling (#50-1635); 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-0135 - Note: New York counselors will receive 3 continuing education credits for completing this self-study course); the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board (#RCST100501 - Note: Ohio counselors completing this course will receive 3 supervision continuing education credits); the South Carolina Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists (#193); and is CE Broker compliant (#50-1635 - all courses are reported within two business days of completion).
This online course provides instant access to the course materials (PDF download) and CE test. The course is text-based (reading) and the CE test is open-book (you can print the test to mark your answers on it while reading the course document).
Successful completion of this course involves passing an online test (80% required, 3 chances to take) and we ask that you also complete a brief course evaluation. Click here to learn more.
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Rebecca E. Williams, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, clinical supervisor, and award-winning author. She specializes in recovery from mental illness, addictions, and life’s challenges. Dr. Williams received her master’s degree in Counseling and Consulting Psychology from Harvard University and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is currently a clinic director at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. Dr. Williams is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego and former adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego.
Financial: Dr. Williams receives royalties from New Harbinger on sales of her book and also received compensation from Professional Development Resources for creating this course.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.