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A Primer on Clinical Supervision for Counsellors and Psychotherapists: Enhancing Professional Development of New Colleagues via Establishment of a Framework for Informed Supervision

Veuillez noter que cet atelier est offert en anglais seulement

Niveau : débutant

Cet atelier de niveau débutant et d’une durée d’une journée est conçu pour proposer un cadre conceptuel visant à assurer une supervision clinique fondée sur des pratiques exemplaires. Les participants ciblés par cet atelier sont des personnes désireuses de contribuer en tant que superviseurs à la préparation professionnelle d’étudiants en formation préalable (qui ont entrepris un stage ou un internat dans le cadre de leurs études officielles) et/ou à l’épanouissement professionnel de personnes en poste (qui veulent obtenir une inscription ou un permis professionnel). En ayant recours à une combinaison d’éléments didactiques et interactifs, l’atelier trace les grandes lignes des concepts et considérations pertinents à la pratique de la supervision clinique. Son contenu se fonde sur le principe suivant : avant de pouvoir rechercher des réponses utiles, il faut savoir quelles questions il convient de poser. L’atelier vise à inciter le participant à poursuivre sa formation en supervision clinique en tant que domaine de pratique spécialisé, notamment en suivant le cours universitaire de l’ACCP en supervision clinique.

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Informed Clinical Supervision in Practice: Integrating Foundational Concepts and Competencies to Optimize Process and Outcomes

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Niveau : intermédiaire

Cet atelier d’un jour est conçu pour favoriser l’intégration des notions et des compétences fondamentales en supervision clinique. Il se fonde sur la prémisse selon laquelle la supervision éclairée met l’accent sur l’intentionnalité réfléchie et est conçue pour comporter à la fois une structure d’encadrement et une souplesse réactive. Les participants à l’atelier entreprendront des discussions et des pratiques réflexives en développant une philosophie du changement en counseling et supervision, tout en démontrant leurs modèles de supervision préférés, en anticipant les enjeux éthiques et juridiques, en abordant les questions de culture et autres enjeux liés à la diversité et en explorant les pratiques de gestion du risque conçues pour prévenir les problèmes de supervision ou y réagir.

L’atelier de niveau intermédiaire présuppose une formation didactique en supervision clinique et met l’accent sur l’apprentissage expérientiel. Il a pour but d’améliorer la compétence de performance en mettant les participants en situation d’application des concepts abordés au niveau débutant.

Promoting Professionalism in Clinical Supervision: Embracing Supervisory Identity and Illuminating Competence

Veuillez noter que cet atelier est offert en anglais seulement

Niveau : avancé

This one-day advanced-level workshop is designed to promote professionalism in the practice of clinical supervision. Participants will further consolidate their professional identity as a clinical supervisor through targeted concept refinement and skill development. Clinical supervision competencies will be enhanced as participants engage in applied and experiential workshop activities that call for integration of prior conceptual and skill-based learning with a heightened critical analytic focus.

Selected areas of exploration in this workshop reflect needs that have been identified by practicing Canadian clinical supervisors. These include (a) operationally differentiating clinical supervision from other supporting roles and practices (e.g., mentoring, coaching, consulting); (b) establishing a framework for comprehensive clinical supervision sessions (e.g., content coverage, methods employed); (c) competency-based and growth-promoting assessment, feedback, evaluation, and reporting; (d) ethically-congruent clinical supervision documentation (e.g., session summaries, formative reports, summative reports); (e) clinical supervision challenges leading to difficult conversations and/or remediation plans); and (f) crystallizing clinical supervisor identity.

Integral to each of the investigations above will be attunement to the balancing of relationship and process, recognition of the omnipresent power differential given the hierarchical relationships and evaluative components in pre-service and licensure supervision, navigation of ethical conundrums, and fostering deeper diversity awareness, sensitivity, and competence.

Clinical Supervision Workshops in Whitehorse, YT

Please note that in order to attend the intermediate workshop, you need to have successfully completed an introductory workshop first.

Friday, October 4th, 2019

# of CECs: 7
Fee includes two nutrition breaks and lunch.

Workshop Description:

A Primer on Clinical Supervision for Counsellors and Psychotherapists: Enhancing Professional Development of New Colleagues via Establishment of a Framework for Informed Supervision

Level: Introductory

This one-day introductory workshop is designed to offer a conceptual framework for best-practice clinical supervision. Target participants are those who are interested in contributing in a supervisory capacity to the professional preparation of pre-service students (who are engaged in practicum and/or internship as components of formal study) and/or the continued professional growth of in-service professionals (who may be seeking professional registration/licensure). Employing a combination of didactic and interactive components, the workshop provides broad brushstrokes of the concepts and considerations salient to the practice of clinical supervision. The workshop content is based on the premise that before we may profitably seek answers, we need to know which questions to ask. The workshop aims to pique participant interest in pursuing further training in clinical supervision as a specialty area of practice, perhaps via completion of CCPA’s graduate level course in clinical supervision.

Presenters:

Jenny Rowett is an instructor at the University of New Brunswick. She is a clinical supervisor for students and for counselling professionals in her private practice.

Blythe Shepard, a University of Lethbridge counsellor educator, teaches the CCPA course in counselling supervision, and is co-editor of the textbook, Supervision of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Profession.

Siri Brown, CCPA’s BC and YT regional director.

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

# of CECs: 7
Fee includes two nutrition breaks and lunch.

Workshop Description:

Informed Clinical Supervision in Practice: Integrating Foundational Concepts and Competencies to Optimize Process and Outcomes

Level: Intermediate

This one-day workshop is designed to integrate foundational concepts and competencies in clinical supervision. It is based on the premise that informed supervision emphasizes thoughtful intentionality and is designed to accommodate both a framework structure and responsive flexibility. Workshop participants will engage in reflective discussion and practice as they articulate a philosophy of change in counselling and supervision, demonstrate their preferred supervision models, anticipate ethical and legal issues, contemplate cultural and other diversity issues, and explore risk management practices designed to prevent or respond to supervisory challenges.

The intermediate level workshop presumes prior didactic training in clinical supervision and emphasizes experiential learning. Its intent is to enhance performance competency via engaging participants in application of the concepts covered at the introductory level.

Presenters:

Jenny Rowett is an instructor at the University of New Brunswick. She is a clinical supervisor for students and for counselling professionals in her private practice.

Blythe Shepard, a University of Lethbridge counsellor educator, teaches the CCPA course in counselling supervision, and is co-editor of the textbook, Supervision of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Profession.

Siri Brown, CCPA’s BC and YT regional director.