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**SOLD OUT** Clinical Supervision: Ethics and Skills for Enhanced Competence

Dr. Carol Falender, Ph.D.

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Program Description

This workshop is designed to provide the most current skills to enhance ethical supervision practice including cultural humility, competencies, supervision guidelines and best practices, the supervisory relationship, strain, ruptures, repair, reflective practice, diversity and multiculturalism infusion, assessment, feedback, and evaluation strategies, legal and ethical frames, self-care, and management of supervisees not meeting performance competency standards. Through a competency-based frame, interactive meta-theoretical strategies for practice are developed through practice exercises, skill-building, video review, and reflection.

About Dr. Falender


Carol Falender, Ph.D. is co-author of Supervision Essentials for the Practice of Competency-Based Supervision (APA, 2016); Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach (APA, 2004); and Getting the Most Out of Clinical Supervision:  A Guide for Interns and Trainees (APA, 2012) with Edward Shafranske; co-editor of Casebook for Supervision:  A Competency-based Approach (APA, 2008) with Edward Shafranske, and Multiculturalism and Diversity in Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach (2014) with Edward Shafranske and Celia Falicov. She was a member of the Supervision Guidelines Group of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) and Chair of the Supervision Guidelines Task Force of the Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) of APA. She directed American Psychological Association (APA) approved internship programs at child and family guidance clinics for over twenty years. Dr. Falender is a Fellow of American Psychological Association (APA Co-Chair of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association Ethics Committee, Chair of the CPA Continuing Education Committee.  She is an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University, and Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology. She was the recipient of 2018 Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association. 


8:30am -10:30 am
Transformational Leadership for Supervisors
Are All Supervisors Competent?
Video Pre-test
Supervision Guidelines—Psychology and Social Work
Application to Vignette
Supervisor Self-Assessment
Competency-based Clinical Supervision

10:30am - 10:45am
10:45am -12:00 pm
Benchmarks and Competencies and Competency-based Clinical Supervision
Supervision vs. Consultation
Supervisee Competencies by Discipline
Feedback Processes and Practice
Direct Observation Exercise
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Components of Competency-based Supervision
Formation of the Alliance
The Supervision Contract
Stains and Ruptures to the Alliance
Diversity and Multiculturalism
Value Conflicts
Personal Factors and Emotional Reactivity
2:30pm - 2:45pm
2:45pm - 4:00pm
Competency monitoring and gatekeeping
Creating a communitarian culture
Competence in Legal and Ethical Standards
Steps and Process to Transform to a Competency-based Supervision Environment

Learning Objectives

1.  Describe the use of one supervision guideline to anchor multiculturally-sound supervision practice.
2.  Identify three aspects of supervisor multicultural competence.
3.  Detail one technique to identify and repair strains and ruptures to the supervisory alliance.
4.  Identify one guiding principle to proactively address value conflicts in supervision.
5.  Identify one ethical dilemma in supervision and steps to problem solve with supervisee.
6.  Describe one technique to give competency-based feedback to supervisees.