The practice and supervision

New technology brings new confidentiality concerns. The perspective of this TIP is informed by the following definitions of supervision: What conceptual frameworks of counseling do you use for instance, cognitive—behavioral therapy, Step facilitation, psychodynamic, behavioral?

It is important to identify your model of counseling and your beliefs about change, and to articulate a workable approach to supervision that fits the model of counseling you use. There is a fine line between cultural knowledge and cultural stereotype when assumptions are made.

Adhere to the standards and regulations of confidentiality as dictated by the field. Clinical supervision should involve direct observation methods. The supervisor needs to model sound ethical and legal practice in the supervisory relationship.

There are many changes ahead. Uphold the highest professional standards of the field. They construct and implement strategies to accomplish these goals. They address both skill and competency development and affective issues, based on the unique needs of the supervisee and supervisor.

This is where issues of ethical practice arise and can be addressed. Dual relationships between counselors and supervisors are also a concern and are addressed in the substance abuse counselor codes and those of other professions as well.

New Guidelines and Best Supervision Practices

Legal and ethical issues that are critical to clinical supervisors include 1 vicarious liability or respondeat superior2 dual relationships and boundary concerns, 4 informed consent, 5 confidentiality, and 6 supervisor ethics.

Specifically, there are three important areas in which cultural and contextual factors play a key role in supervision: Treatment-based supervision models train to a particular theoretical approach to counseling, incorporating EBPs into supervision and seeking fidelity and adaptation to the theoretical model.

Explicitly addressing diversity of supervisees e. Some models of supervision e. Before your promotion to clinical supervisor, you might have felt confidence in your clinical skills. Because many substance abuse counselors have not been exposed to clinical supervision, you may need to train and orient the staff to the concept and why it is important for your agency.

Campbell, According to Bernard and Goodyear and Powell and Brodskythe qualities of a good model of clinical supervision are: You might feel less effective in your new role.

There is a logical sequence to development, although it is not always predictable or rigid; some counselors may have been in the field for years but remain at an early stage of professional development, whereas others may progress quickly through the stages. Ethical decisionmaking is a continuous, active process.

First, it is important to face that your life has changed. Ask for a period of 3 months to allow you to learn about your new role. Supervision is necessary in the substance abuse treatment field to improve client care, develop the professionalism of clinical personnel, and impart and maintain ethical standards in the field.

During the process of collaboratively developing the contract, the supervisor engages the supervisee through discussion of supervisee and supervisor expectations, standards, roles and responsibilities, and setting-specific regulations.

Finally, integrated models seek to incorporate EBPs into counseling and supervision. Issues to consider are: By now you might be asking yourself a few questions: The guidelines were also designed to inform practice through provision of strategies for implementation, along with a review of the relevant literature and evidence support for each aspect.

Clinical supervision enhances the quality of client care; improves efficiency of counselors in direct and indirect services; increases workforce satisfaction, professionalization, and retention see vignette 8 in chapter 2 ; and ensures that services provided to the public uphold legal mandates and ethical standards of the profession.

The three stages of development have different characteristics and appropriate supervisory methods. The reason for supervision is to ensure quality client care. In fact, Ellis and colleagues identified specific instances of harm reported by surprisingly many supervisees.

Four supervisory orientations seem particularly relevant. Was this a good career decision?

In recent years, especially in the substance abuse field, clinical supervision has become the cornerstone of quality improvement and assurance. What are the key variables that affect outcomes? Culture and other contextual variables influence the supervision process; supervisors need to continually strive for cultural competence.

It is important to initiate discussion of issues of culture, race, gender, sexual orientation, and the like in supervision to model the kinds of discussion you would like counselors to have with their clients.

Obtain training in supervisory procedures and methods. It should be acknowledged that supervision is inherently an unequal relationship.Clinical supervision is emerging as the crucible in which counselors acquire knowledge and skills for the substance abuse treatment profession, providing a bridge between the classroom and the clinic.

Supervision is necessary in the substance abuse treatment field to improve client care, develop the professionalism of clinical personnel, and impart. CHAPTER 6 NEW SUPERVISION STANDARDS: DISCUSSION AND JUSTIFICATION THOMAS WHALEN, MD, FACS, FAAP GEORGE WENDEL,MD Background Supervision is a key concept in graduate medical education, with educational and clinical origins, and it is deeply rooted in traditional concepts of the education of.

This online course is designed specifically to meet that requirement and to keep participants up to date on the practice of clinical supervision. Approved Supervision Instructors and Course Approvals. In accordance with AAMFT’s commitment to maintaining the highest level of training for supervisors, AAMFT will offer three options.

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professional practice. Supervision is thus a cornerstone in the preparation of health service psychologists (Falender et al., ). There is a tremendous amount of conceptual, theoretical, While clinical supervision has been recognized as a distinct activity in the literature, its.

• The People section examines personal dimensions of clinical supervision such as relationships, modes of supervision practice, and supervisor development and training.

• The Evaluation section provides both general and specific information about the often unnerving and complex issue of evaluation.

The practice and supervision
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