cnsl581 | Graduate

Management, Supervision And Consultation In Counseling

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This course is an overview of supervision and management as they relate to the practice of counseling. Models of supervision and counselor development, supervision and management processes, assessment and evaluation issues, and ethical and legal aspects of supervision are emphasized. Students explore their skills in management, supervision, and consultation, particularly as they relate to recent changes in the mental health care delivery system.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Supervision and Supervisory Settings

    • Identify various aspects of supervision in public and private settings or other settings as applicable.
    • Assess the impact of personal history on the supervisory relationship

    Supervisory Interventions

    • Discuss the functions of the supervisor as a role model in supervision
    • Identify key supervisor responsibilities for training supervisees
    • Compare and contrast supervisory interventions and their strengths and weaknesses
    • Evaluate supervisee competency utilizing multiple tools and measures
    • Develop a plan that incorporates supervisory interventions skills

    Skills and Tasks of Supervisees

    • Discuss the importance of developing appropriate treatment plans, case notes, and clinical documentation
    • Examine the effects of unresolved personal issues as they relate to supervisee performance
    • Define supervisory needs using a conceptual and psychotherapy-based model of supervision

    Legal and Ethical Issues in Supervision

    • Apply the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision's (ACES) Ethical Guidelines for Counseling Supervisors to professional practice
    • Discuss the major legal aspects of clinical supervision

    Management and Consultation

    • Compare and contrast administrative supervision, management, and clinical supervision
    • Define consultation and differentiate from clinical supervision
    • Analyze consultation models and ethical implications

    Role and Function of Supervisors

    • Develop a working definition of clinical supervision
    • Analyze the functions of supervision in the clinical setting

    Models of Supervision

    • Examine conceptual and developmental models of counseling supervision
    • Analyze psychotherapy-based models of supervision

    Qualifications of Supervisors

    • Describe essential supervisory characteristics
    • Identify state regulations regarding clinical supervision
    • Analyze the components of positive supervisory relationships
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