TIP 52-Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor-Part 2 (DA2232)

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: 6

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 is a guide for administrators tasked with developing a clinical supervision system for a substance abuse treatment organization.
Part 2 is an implementation guide for program administrators and consists of two chapters.
Chapter 1 lays out the rationale for the approach taken in Chapter 2 and will help administrators understand the benefits and rationale behind providing clinical supervision for their program’s substance abuse counselors.
Chapter 2 provides tools for making the tasks associated with implementing a clinical supervision system easier. 
This course is based on the online article, TIP 52-Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor-Part 2 created by SAMHSA in 2014.

Course Objectives

  1. Acknowledge the importance and benefits of clinical supervisors.

  2. Identify the legal and ethical issues of supervision.

  3. Summarize the evaluation of counselors.

Course Outline

  1. Chapter 1
    Benefits and Rationale
    Key Issues for Administrators in Clinical Supervision
    Administrative and Clinical Supervision
    Legal and Ethical Issues for Administrators
    Diversity and Cultural Competence
    Developing a Model for Clinical Supervision
    Implementing a Clinical Supervision Program
    Professional Development of Supervisors

  2. Chapter 2
    Assessing Organizational Readiness
    Legal and Ethical Issues of Supervision
    Supervision Guidelines
    The Supervision Contract
    The Initial Supervision Sessions
    Evaluation of Counselors and Supervisors
    Individual Development Plan (IDP)
    Outline for Case Presentations
    Audio and Videotaping

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Customer Testimonial

Another great course. Well written with lots of valuable information that will carry over to my practice.
Patricia H.