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20 Clinical CEUs, including 5 Ethics and 3 Social/Cultural Competence CEUs

10/2/2015 to 10/23/2015
When: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16 and 10/23
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM each day
Where: NASW-NJ Chapter Office
30 Silverline Drive, Suite 3
North Brunswick, NJ  08902
United States
Presenter: Patricia O'Dell, LCSW

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(20) Clinical CEUs total, meets 5-hour Ethics and 3-hour Social and Cultural Competence requirements. 

This course is for those who have held their LCSW for at least 3 years and who wish to supervise LSWs obtaining their clinical hours for their LCSW. This is not the same as the SIFI course for those who supervise student interns.

For those licensed in NY: NASW New Jersey Chapter SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0138.

Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision – Day One
This workshop will provide a brief overview of the history of supervision and will identify its role in meeting the current demands of the practice environment. The information supplied will be based on sound practice principals and will offer a comprehensive framework for understanding the administrative, educational and supportive functions of supervision. Discussions will include the supervisory tasks of staff recruitment and retention, the management of workloads, task delegation, and worker performance, as well as the roles and responsibilities inherent in educational and supportive supervision.

Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision, Continued - Day Two

During this training, two models of supervisory practice will be identified to include the Developmental Model and the Interactional Model. Specific phases in the development of the supervisor-supervisee relationship, learning patterns and styles, the influences of countertransference and the parallel process, as well as leadership styles, will be identified and explored. Conflicts arising in supervision will be discussed and a framework for their resolution will be provided. Supervisory skills and techniques will be highlighted throughout.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Supervision – Day Three

During this presentation, the laws and regulations of the NJ State Board of Social Work Examiners will be used to identify and review the legal mandates that guide, support and direct supervisory practice in New Jersey. Attention will be directed to an exploration of supervisory liability and how supervisors and their supervisees can avoid malpractice lawsuits and charges of professional misconduct. In addition, the NASW Code of Ethics will be discussed with a focus on conflicts of interest, which are amongst our professions most challenging concerns. Boundary crossings vs. boundary violations will be explored, and participants will be provided with a legal and ethical decision making tool. Best practice principles will be identified throughout.

Cultural Competency in Clinical Supervision – Day Four

Using both experiential and theoretical approaches, broad themes of cultural competence will be covered as they relate to race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, physical and mental ability and social class. Through the use of small and large group exercises, participants will begin to recognize the assumptions, attitudes, biases and misconceptions that inhibit communication about cultural differences within the supervisory relationship. Factors that facilitate cultural awareness and competence, and a framework for their inclusion in supervision will be provided.

Dates: (registration for full series of dates required)
Friday, October 2, 2015 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday, October 9, 2015 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday, October 16, 2015 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday, October 23, 2015 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

NASW Member - $275
Non-Member - $350
NASW Gold Card Member - $250

Online Registration: Click 'Register' above.

Register with Check/PO: Call 732-296-8070 x16

For Directions to the workshop, click HERE


*If you require special accommodations to permit your attendance, please submit a written request along with a completed registration form and payment at least 30 days prior to the registration deadline. Requests received after the deadline may not be able to be processed or fulfilled in time for the event.

REFUND REQUESTS: All refund requests must be submitted by clicking HERE: refund requests will be received by email or phone. Valid requests must be received within five days of course end date.

All refunds are subject to a $25.00 processing fee. Credit will not be issued toward a future program date. Refund requests typically require 3-4 weeks processing time and will be issued by check, as is our policy.


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