Continuing Education & Professional Learning Workshop Series

The current workshop series is intended to support Counselors and other Mental Health Professionals in obtaining continuing education hours on the topic of clinical supervision. The the 2013-14 workshop series information is available below. All of the following workshops are available for your organization upon request. Request more information.

 

#1 - The Psychotherapy Supervisor’s Process: Integrating the Relationship, Context, Theory & Technique

The purpose of this workshop is to support the supervisor’s ability to integrate four vital components of supervision the intellectual task of attending to theory; the experiential task of applying techniques; the relational task of utilizing the self as a tool; all while attending to the contextual climate of supervision and therapy.


Objectives:
  1. Exploring the elements in the supervisory system- the client, the supervisee and the supervisor
  2. Addressing the multilayered “initiator/responder” process (perceiver- communicator)
  3. Utilizing the supervisory dimensions- theory, method, process and self.
  4. The effective use of live supervision and/or co-therapy with supervisees.

Date & Time

November 14, 2014

10:00am-5:30pm (6 NBCC Approved CE’s, Core Hours for Counselors, Related Hours for LCSW's and LMFT's)

#2 - Clinical Supervision in Group Form- Dynamics, Development & Process

This workshop is to enhance the Psychotherapy Supervisors skills related to providing clinical supervision in group format. Supervisors will enhance their knowledge of group dynamics, group development and group process.


Objectives:
  1. Defining group supervision and exploring its benefits
  2. Discussing the challenges in group supervision
  3. Exploring the skill necessary for group leaders
  4. Attending to the needs of individual supervisees within the group

Date & Time

October 24, 2014

10:00am-5:30pm (6 NBCC Approved CE’s, Core Hours for Counselors, Related Hours for LCSW's and LMFT's)

#3 - Evaluation & Remediation in Counselor Supervision: Addressing Deficits and Improving Skill Sets

The purpose of this workshop is to address the vital component of supervision that involve evaluation of supervisees counseling skills and professional competencies, as well as addressing goal setting and skill improvement to competencies where there are deficits.


Objectives:
  1. Exploring the purpose of evaluation
  2. Understanding the need for competency based assessment
  3. Identifying evaluation tools and methods
  4. Strategies for improving skill sets and professional deficits

Date & Time

July 25, 2014 (This class is full)


December 12, 2014 (Next available)


10:00am-5:30pm (6 NBCC Approved CE’s, Core Hours for Counselors, Related Hours for LCSW's and LMFT's)

#4 - Clinical Supervision Ethics: Gatekeeping, Liability and Applicable Laws

The purpose of this workshop is to examine the essential role that clinical supervisors play as gate keepers to the profession of mental. This workshop includes an examination of ethical supervisory practice, liability issues, and laws relevant to supervision.


Objectives:
  1. To provide a framework for the ethical and effective practices of clinical supervisors
  2. Addressing the key components to minimizing liability risks as it relates to direct and vicarious liability
  3. Exploring applicable laws and legal cases that impact the supervisory process.

Date & Time

September 26, 2014

10:00am-5:30pm (6 NBCC Approved Ethics CE's for LPC's, LCSW's and LMFT's)

#5 - Providing Guidance: A Counseling Supervisor's Ethical Responsibility To Follow GA LPC Licensing Laws

The purpose of this workshop is to increase participants’ knowledge and awareness of the GA Composite Board’s licensing regulations for LAPC’s & LPC’s. The objectives will include (1) understanding licensure and supervisor eligibility at different levels of education; (2) the explore the relationship between the NBCC & LPC process in GA and lastly the provision of (3) effective guidance for supervisees regarding the licensure process

Date & Time

Friday August 15, 2014

10:00am-5:30pm (6 NBCC Approved Ethics CE's for LPC's, LCSW's and LMFT's)

#6 - Ethical Considerations in Clinical Supervision

This workshop addresses ethics in the delivery of Clinical Supervision in Counseling and Psychotherapy. The American Counseling Association’s division of Counselor Education and Supervision’s ethical guidelines will be reviewed; case studies in supervision will be explored along with the latest research findings on effective supervision. The workshop content and case examples will give provide a 360 view of various dilemmas. A small group format will be employed to maximize learning.

Date & Time

TBA

10:00am-4:30pm

 

(6 NBCC Approved Ethics CE's for LPC's, LCSW's and LMFT's)

#7 - A Relational Model for Clinical Supervision: Knowledge, Power and Authority

This workshop presents a psychodynamic or relational approach in the practice of clinical supervision. It explores how supervisors and supervisees co-construct meaning in the treatment relationship and the supervisory relationship. It will also address issues related to power and authority; along with parallel process as an informative tool for clinical supervisors.

Date & Time

TBA

10:00am-5:30pm


(6 NBCC Approved CE’s, Core Hours for Counselors, Related Hours for LCSW's and LMFT's)

#8 - Structure Matters: The Tasks of Effective Clinical Supervision

This workshop addresses the tasks necessary to provide intentional comprehensive clinical supervision- the objectives include: (1) identifying a supervision model for practice; (2) goal setting with supervisees; (3) the supervisory agreement; (4) problem solving and relationship building; and (5) evaluation methods and techniques.

Date & Time

TBA
10:00am-5:30pm (6 NBCC Approved CE’s, Core Hours for Counselors, Related Hours for LCSW's and LMFT's)

#9 - Multicultural Competencies In Counselor Supervision: Supporting The Supervisory Process & Understanding Clinical Implications

The purpose of this workshop is to address multicultural competencies in counselor supervision. The objectives are to (1) to define multicultural counseling; (2) to define multicultural supervision; (3) understanding the supervisees multicultural counseling competence; (4) to explore the dynamics related to cross cultural phenomenon.

Date & Time

August 29, 2014

10:00am-5:30pm



(6 NBCC Approved CE’s, Core Hours for Counselors, Related Hours for LCSW's and LMFT's)
Additional Workshops

Taming the Media Giant

The purpose of this workshop to provide you with an overview for conceptualizing the impact that exposure to media and popular culture has on youth, adults, families and communities. It addresses modern social and cultural foundations and the intangibles that impact the core of treatment with our clients.

Don’t Believe the Hype!

Provide an in depth look at the pervasive impact that media and popular culture has on people’s perception of substance use and addictive behavior. We go beyond exploring the problem to what “we” as Helping Professionals can do about it.

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

This workshop examines the consequences of a culture that has been inundated with images and messages that contribute to our culture’s understanding or experience of violence, aggression, unhealthy relationships, and isolation/ depression. We will examine the current landscape and address tools that can be used with client’s to help them change their thoughts and change their lives.

Collision: Ethics, Supervision, Clients and Systems: Intentional Approaches for Conflicting Roles

This is an experiential workshop designed to address ethics in the practice of counseling and psychotherapy with consideration for the multiple roles that Counselors embody as Treatment Providers, Administrators, and Clinical Supervisors. The workshop content and case examples will give you 360 view of the dilemma; you employ intentional strategies in a group format to resolve a variety of interesting ethical dilemmas.

Detailed Information

Workshop Location:

All supervision workshops will be held at the office of Development Counts located at 2910 North Druid Hills Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, Suite E.

Continuing Education credits have been approved by the LPCA of Georgia for the clinical supervision series.

Development Counts is applying for NBCC approved provider status. All workshops after August 30, 2013 are pending NBCC approved provider status. The workshops prior to August 30, 2013 have already been approved by LPCA-GA.

Cost:

All workshops are $100.00 each if you register two weeks in advance of the workshop.The workshop fees increase by $10 per week during the two weeks preceding the workshop. So one week prior to the workshop the fee is $110.00. The week of and the day of the workshop the fee is $120.00. The week by week fee deadlines end the Fridays prior to the workshop date. *There are no refunds for missed workshops or cancellations. You will be offered opportunities to attend other workshops within the same 12 month period.*

Three ways to register

1. Pay online by selecting the workshop you are interested in attending and paying online.
2. Download the registration forms and mail payment.
3. Fax your payment to our secure fax line.

Development Counts
2910 North Druid Hills Road, Suite E
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: 404-642-3738




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