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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Super­vi­sor Train­ing for Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als: Day Two

Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als who super­vise oth­ers, join KYC’s Clin­i­cal Train­ing Com­mit­tee for a vir­tu­al pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment event.

***An addi­tion­al train­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty will be offered on Jan­u­ary 24th that will cov­er more top­ics for men­tal health pro­fes­sion­als who are super­vi­sors. Learn more about Super­vi­sor Train­ing for Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als: Day One here. Atten­dees who wish to join us for both days must enroll in each train­ing event sep­a­rate­ly, though atten­dance at both days is not required. Whether you join us for one or two days of these train­ing events, we look for­ward to learn­ing together.***

Event Details

6 CEUs avail­able for LCPC/LPC, LCSW/LSW, LMFT/LFT, and CADC Pending

Date: Feb­ru­ary 22023

Time: 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM

Loca­tion: Vir­tu­al­ly — Host­ed by Ken­neth Young Center

RSVP: Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als and KYC staff are wel­come to join. Please con­tact Per­la with ques­tions. Please include your licen­sure in your RSVP email for effi­cient pro­cess­ing of your CEU credits.

Cost: $200 (KYC staff can attend at no cost)

Feb­ru­ary 2nd Sched­ule:
9:00AM-12:15PM — Ethics for Super­vi­sors
12:15PM-1PM — Lunch
1:00PM — 4:15PM — Clin­i­cal Supervision

Top­ic Descriptions

Ethics for Supervisors

The focus of this sec­tion will be to pro­vide par­tic­i­pants with infor­ma­tion on the basics of Clin­i­cal Super­vi­sion in order to meet licen­sure require­ments for recer­ti­fi­ca­tion. Effec­tive super­vi­sion requires knowl­edge of the prin­ci­ples of super­vi­sion, and the abil­i­ty to demon­strate nec­es­sary skills such as address­ing both strengths and chal­lenges of the super­visee, mod­el­ing and dis­cussing eth­i­cal prac­tice, and pro­vid­ing sup­port and encour­age­ment in the learn­ing context.

Learn­ing Objectives:

  1. Define super­vi­sion
  2. Reflect on com­po­nents of supervision
  3. Learn about dif­fer­ent aspects of supervision
  4. Learn about dif­fer­ent roles and goals of supervision
  5. Reflect on com­mon chal­lenges of supervision
  6. Learn how to devel­op a pos­i­tive super­vi­so­ry relationship

Clin­i­cal Supervision

The focus of this sec­tion is to pro­vide par­tic­i­pants with infor­ma­tion on the basics of ethics and bound­ary issues for super­vi­sors in order to meet licen­sure require­ments for recer­ti­fi­ca­tion. Strong eth­i­cal prac­tices are a foun­da­tion of clin­i­cal work, and hav­ing a firm under­stand­ing of its com­po­nents is nec­es­sary for all clin­i­cal super­vi­sors. In this train­ing, par­tic­i­pants will review the code of eth­i­cal con­duct, address cer­tain eth­i­cal com­po­nents, and prac­tice how to make eth­i­cal decisions.

Learn­ing Objectives:

  1. Define ethics
  2. Review code of eth­i­cal conduct
  3. Learn about gray areas and slip­pery slopes
  4. Reflect on confidentiality
  5. Learn about boundaries
  6. Prac­tice infor­ma­tion learned

About the Speakers

Michael Chiarel­la, MA, Train­ing Associate

Michael Chiarel­la holds an MA in Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­o­gy from the Amer­i­can School of Pro­fes­sion­al Psy­chol­o­gy and a BA in Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­o­gy from DePaul Uni­ver­si­ty. Michael has over 5 years of pro­fes­sion­al expe­ri­ence in the field of men­tal health includ­ing pro­vid­ing 1:1 clin­i­cal ther­a­py, com­mu­ni­ty out­reach, staff lead­er­ship, and clin­i­cal super­vi­sion. He cur­rent­ly works in the Thresh­olds Work­force Devel­op­ment depart­ment at Thresh­olds pro­vid­ing train­ing and con­sul­ta­tion at the orga­ni­za­tion­al lev­el. Michael has exten­sive expe­ri­ence with behav­ioral ther­a­peu­tic inter­ven­tions, diag­nos­tics, clin­i­cal skills devel­op­ment, and orga­ni­za­tion­al training.

Andrew Han­ni­gan, LCPC, Assis­tant Direc­tor of Work­force Development

Andrew has an MA in Art Ther­a­py from the Art Insti­tute of Chica­go and is an LCPC. Andrew has 15 years of expe­ri­ence in men­tal health, hav­ing worked in res­i­den­tial, com­mu­ni­ty, and inpa­tient set­tings as well as pro­vid­ing indi­vid­ual coun­sel­ing. He pro­vides train­ings through Thresh­olds, a large men­tal health agency in Chica­go. Andrew also devel­ops e‑learnings for Thresh­olds and oth­er men­tal health agen­cies. Top­ics range from Evi­dence-Based Prac­tices in men­tal health to Diver­si­ty, Equi­ty, and Inclusion.

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