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This Clinical Supervision Certificate for  Registered Psychotherapist -RP offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach that makes it an excellent resource for anyone seeking certification as an Approved Clinical Supervisor for registered psychotherapists.  Students will gain a thorough understanding of clinical supervision as they explore central themes from a variety of mental health professions, as well as the important topics of supervision models and modalities, administrative issues, professional concerns. It includes coverage of multicultural supervision and competence, emerging supervision models, use of technology in supervision, group work and ethics, increased attention to client outcomes, and a significant focus on supervision beyond training.

This course is ideal for anyone, offering and providing clinical supervision to; Registered Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Nurse Psychotherapists, Psychology students, or anyone working with mental health professionals providing counselling and psychotherapy therapy to the public.

Pre requisites:  Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Nurse, Registered Social Worker, Registered Occupational Therapist or any registered mental health therapists or medical professional that is registered with a regulatory body.

This course qualifies for the 30 hours clinical supervision hours that is required by CRPO -  College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario for clinicians providing supervision to registered Psychotherapist.

Course Duration: 150 hours. This course is tax deductible, and can be used as continuous education learning credit.

 
COURSE GOAL
To prepare the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to assume the role of clinical supervisor.


COURSE OBJECTIVES
Students will:
1.         Develop a conceptualization of the major roles and responsibilities of clinical supervision

2.         Develop knowledge of current theories, models and practices in clinical supervision

3.         Display knowledge of professional ethical principles and obligations

4.         Students will articulate a personal model of supervision developed from his or her own

            preferred style of psychotherapy and self-assumptive view

 
COURSE OUTLINE


-Introduction and Overview to clinical supervision

Models and Theories of Supervision including; Psychodynamic, Humanistic–Relationship Oriented Supervision, and Cognitive–Behavioral.

-The Loganbill, Hardy and Delworth Model, The Integrated Developmental Model

The Hawkins and Shohet Model

-An examination of supervisory experiences & expectations                      
Supervisory Relationship: factors affecting quality supervision including, Supervisee Engagement, Supervisee Resistance, Supervisee Attachment, Anxiety, Supervisees need to Feel and Appear Competent, Supervisee Transference, Interpersonal Power, and Supervisor Countertransference          

         
-Multicultural Supervision

-Supervisory relationship: process dynamics
Supervisory Relationship: Supervisor-Supervisee Dynamics Interview, contract record keeping

-Individual supervision, Evaluation Issues in Supervision, methods,  structured time, reports, feedback, reflection
                   
-Organizing and structuring the supervision experience; Confidentiality, structured versus unstructured, progress notes, supervision using phone conferencing and the internet.
                      
-Ethical and legal Issues in Supervision; Client Welfare and Gate-keeping

                    
-Individual & Group Supervision, Live supervision, Phone in Intervention

                
-Legal issues and ethical issues in Practice, Risk management, Malpractice
               
COURSE REQUIREMENTS
Students are expected to read all designated online chapters and complete all assignments. 
Students will be given a research assignment that will be due at week 8. Specific instructions for this assignment will be provided at week 5, or sooner, if the student completes the other assignments.

Students will be provided feedback on the research assignment at week 10 at an agreed upon time.

Individual meetings with the instructor are available during designated office hours and by appointment. A student who misses an assignment, regardless of the reason, must inform the instructor as early as possible or risks marks being deducted.

FINAL GRADE

Pass mark for this course is 70% for all segments of the course.

Upon completion of the research assignment, students are required to submit an actual supervision recording following confidentiality steps in protecting the client, as per suggested in the course.


A certificate is awarded upon completion of this course . Course is tax deductible, and can be used as continuous learning education credit.


Course Duration  150 hours or 10 weeks online.

Students can complete this online course sooner


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Clinical Supervision Certificate  for  Registered Psychotherapist