Sat, Feb 26 | West Columbia

Spring Consultation and Supervision Course

7 Select Saturdays February through May at Campus of Three Rivers Behavioral Health at 2900 Sunset Bld., (Bldg C/Outpatient Services Bldg) W. Columbia, SC Specifically Approved by the SC Board of Examiners for LPCs 45 clock hrs. of CE credit – This class is On-Site

Time & Location

Feb 26, 9:00 AM
West Columbia, 2900 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169, USA

About the event

Description: This course examines consultation and supervision theories and practice as employed by counselors working and supervising in mental health facilities, educational institutions, and other counseling settings.  The various forms of consultation and supervision will be explored, examining the framework for consultation/supervision with other professionals, educators, families and administrators.  The course is designed to meet the criteria established by the SC LLR as part of the requirements to obtain a supervisor's license and the syllabus and content has been presented to the LLR Board and specifically approved to be offered by the State Chapter of the American Mental Health Counselor Assn. - The South Carolina Clinical Mental Health Counselors Association (SCCMHCA).

By the completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following areas:

1. Introduction to Supervision 

2. Roles/Responsibilities of Supervisors

3. The Supervisory Relationship 

4. Methods of Supervision

5. Models of Supervision 

6. Becoming a Multiculturally Competent Supervisor

7. Ethics &Multiple Relationships in Supervision

8. Legal Issues in Supervision

9. Managing Crisis Situations

10. Evaluation in Supervision

11. Becoming an Effective Supervisor

Additional learning objectives include:

1.  General principles and practices of etiology, diagnosis, treatment, referral, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders, family systems theories, and other relevant theories and their application in working with communities, families, individuals, and other systems (e.g., legal, legislative). 

2.  Knowledge of the principles of diagnosis and the use of current diagnostic tools, including the current Diagnostic and Statistics Manual

3.  Knowledge of SC statutes and regulations for the practice of professional counseling and/or marriage and family therapy and the supervision of professional counseling and/or marriage and family therapy.

Facilitators:  This course will be taught by seasoned clinicians who are also Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisors, including Barbara Melton, David Kahn, Shelley McGeorge, and others.  Text: Clinical Supervision in the Helping Professions, 2d Ed by Corey et al (easily available as an e-book)

Dates/Times: 9am-3:30pm on these dates (all Saturdays): 2/26, 3/12, 3/26, 4/9, 4/23, 5/7 and 5/21.

  • SCCMHCA Members
  • Non Members