Clinical Supervision in the Addiction Profession Part One: The Supervisory Relationship

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Support Email
Support Website
Cost Range
FREE to $25.00

Host And Instructor

National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Thomas Durham, PhD
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C.E. Credit for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals: 1.00
A Certificate of Completion for 1 CE is available by participating in this specialty online training and passing an online CE quiz. Those who successfully complete the full series and pass all six CE quizzes for this six-part series will be eligible to apply for the [Certificate of Achievement for Clinical Supervision in the Addiction Profession - click here to learn more]( Access to the online CE quiz will be in your confirmation email after registration.

Training Overview Description

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.

Learning Objectives

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.

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.

Event-specific Details

This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email for specific information.