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Wed, Mar 06

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Online Event

Supervision: Being the Best Supervisor that you can Be to Support our System Involved Youth

This course with Pamela Parkinson, LCSW, Ph.D. meets the qualifications for 6 BBS CE Hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Supervision: Being the Best Supervisor that you can Be to Support our System Involved Youth
Supervision: Being the Best Supervisor that you can Be to Support our System Involved Youth

Time & Location

Mar 06, 2024, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM PST

Online Event

About the Event

Pamela Parkinson, LCSW, Ph.D.

Training Description

If you are a supervisor and are supervising unlicensed support providers who are working with system-involved youth and their families, this is an important training for you. We will focus on issues of culture in supervision and also on ethical boundaries in supervision and how this parallels boundaries that support providers need to establish and maintain their relationships with system involved youth and their families. We will also review the relevance of countertransference in the supervisory relationship and how to help supervisees identify this in order to stay focused on, and most effectively address, the needs of system-involved youth and their families.

Learning Objectives

· Explain at least 2 basic requirements of supervisors.

· Build at least 2 skills to help supervisors learn from supervisee feedback and improve relationships while maximizing their support of system-involved youth.

· Explain 1 reason why it is important to discuss culture in supervision in a sensitive and meaningful manner.

Agenda

9:30-9:45AM  Sign-in and Introductions

9:45-10:00AM  Small group discussion on our privileged and subjugated selves.

10:00-10:15AM  Brainstorming and prioritizing our many supervisory challenges.

10:15-10:30AM  The role of accountability as a supervisor.

10:30-11:00AM  Breaking down our obligations as supervisors and comparing them with basic BBS expectations.

11:00-11:15AM  BREAK (CE hours will not be offered for this time)

11:15- 11:45AM  Identifying the challenges of clinical supervision and how to overcome them.

11:45AM-12:00PM  Some basic law and ethics regarding supervision.

12:00-12:30PM  Small group work: Debrief topics covered so far and sharing our thinking.

12:30-1:00PM  Lunch (CE hours will not be offered for this time)

1:00-1:30PM  Identifying challenging issues that come up with supervisees and how to address these.

1:30-1:45PM  Identifying appropriate boundaries in the supervisory relationship.

1:45-2:15PM  Cultural challenges to the supervisory relationship and how these serve as a parallel process to service delivery.

2:15-2:30PM  The zone of proximal learning.

2:30-2:45PM  Live supervision with clients for in vivo learning.

2:45-3:00PM  BREAK (CE hours will not be offered for this time)

3:00-3:30PM  What does countertransference with our supervisees “look like” and how to we help them identify it?

3:30-3:45PM  Hierarchy vs. Oppression in supervision.

3:45-4:15PM  Practicing soliciting feedback from supervisees on some of the most challenging topics. Bringing these up and going deeper!

4:15-4:30PM  ADJOURNMENT

Meet Our Trainer

Pamela Parkinson, PhD, LCSW, is a clinical psychologist and clinical social worker, whose specialty area is working with youth and their families. Dr. Parkinson has spent most of her career working with system involved youth in our Continuum of Care (foster care, juvenile justice, mental health and the kids struggling in our school systems). She is a certified PCOMS evidence-based practice trainer. Pamela currently works as a child/family consultant to CBO’s in the Bay Area and has worked in level 14 residential, NPS, hospitals, and a variety of community-based settings including outpatient clinics, schools, diversion, kinship, etc.

This course meets the qualifications for (6.0) BBS CE hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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