TIP 52-Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor-Part 1 (DA2230)

Author(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , NAADAC, RNs

Credit Hours: 10

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This course examines the role of clinical supervision in detail. The course will provide basic information about clinical supervision in the substance abuse treatment field. Principles, guidelines, cultural factors, ethical and legal issues, and practical techniques will be covered.
This course is Part 1, Chapters 1 & 2 of TIP 52 - Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor created by SAMHSA.

****CCAPP STUDENTS - PLEASE READ - Please note any course over 8 CEUs/Contact Hours/Hours, must be completed over a 72 hour (or more) time period. Your course start date is the date of purchase, and your completion date is when you have passed your test. For example, 'Completed 7/1/2024 - 7/6/2024'

Course Objectives

  1. Understand central principles of clinical supervision and guidelines for new supervisors, including the functions of a clinical supervisor.

  2. Identify the developmental levels of counselors and clinical supervisors.

  3. Identify cultural competence, ethical and legal issues such as direct and vicarious liability, dual relationships and boundary issues, informed consent, confidentiality, and supervisor ethics.

  4. Understand the various methods commonly used for observing counselors, the methods and techniques of supervision and administrative supervision, and practical issues such as balancing clinical and administrative duties, finding the time to do clinical supervision, documentation, and structuring clinical supervision sessions.

Course Outline

  1. Chapter 1: Information You Need To Know
    Central Principles of Clinical Supervision
    Guidelines for New Supervisors
    Models of Clinical Supervision
    Developmental Stages of Counselors
    Developmental Stages of Supervisors
    Cultural and Contextual Factors
    Ethical and Legal Issues
    Monitoring Performance
    Methods of Observation
    Practical Issues in Clinical Supervision
    Methods and Techniques of Clinical Supervision
    Administrative Supervision

  2. Chapter 2: Clinical Scenarios

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