Clinical Supervision in the Addiction Profession, Part One: The Supervisory Relationship
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Recorded on October 11, 2019
The supervisory relationship is the foundation that supports the entire process of clinical supervision. There are many parallels between supervision and counseling and, as such, the supervisor can become a model to the supervisee in developing strong clinical relationships. Numerous studies support this by pointing to the quality of the supervisory relationship as a consistent predictor of therapeutic outcomes. The purpose of this presentation is to provide instruction on how the supervisory alliance impacts the therapeutic alliance. Participants will learn how to view the supervisory relationship as a multi-person system to provider empowerment and growth for their supervisees.
Thomas Durham, PhD, has been in involved in the field of addiction treatment since 1974 as a counselor, clinical supervisor, program director, and educator. Durham is semi-retired and currently provides clinical support and training to Phoenix House of New England. Until the end of 2018, he served as NAADAC’s Director of Training. Durham also worked in government contracting under SAMHSA (while at JBS International) and the Department of Defense (while at Danya International). He also served as the Executive Director of The Danya Institute and Project Director of the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center. From 2004-2017, Durham taught graduate courses in psychology as an adjunct professor at Northcentral University.
- Discuss the importance of collaboration in the development of an effective supervisory relationship.
- Explore the factors of a supervisory alliance that promote change.
- Discuss the tutorial role of supervision.
- Analyze effective approaches to conflict and resistance in the supervisory relationship.
- Explain the importance of gaining sensitivity to the diverse experience of supervision.
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Who Should Attend
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.
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