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.***
6 CEUs available for LCPC/LPC, LCSW/LSW, LMFT/LFT, and CADC Pending
Date: February 2, 2023
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
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.
- Define supervision
- Reflect on components of supervision
- Learn about different aspects of supervision
- Learn about different roles and goals of supervision
- Reflect on common challenges of supervision
- Learn how to develop a positive supervisory relationship
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.
- Define ethics
- Review code of ethical conduct
- Learn about gray areas and slippery slopes
- Reflect on confidentiality
- Learn about boundaries
- 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.