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The Ins and Outs of Effective Social Work Supervision

Course: #1218Level: Advanced3 Hours 38 Reviews

Supervision is essential to social work practice. This 3 course series aims to address how to effectively serve as a social work supervisor and/or provide social work supervision. This modular focuses on the foundational principles associated with social work supervision, how to effectively supervise social work staff for optimal growth, and how to implement an empowerment model into social work supervision.

This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #1095, #1111 and #1211

Course created on July 20, 2021

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Course Type: Video

CE/CEU Offered: AK/3.0; AL/3.0; AR/3.0; ASWB ACE/3.0 Clinical; AZ/3.0; CA/3.0; CE Broker/3.0 General (FL), Supervision (OH), Continuing Education By A Social Worker (SC), Continuing Education By A Non Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV), CE Broker #20-847061; CO/3.0; CT/3.0; DC/3.0; DE/3.0; FL/3.0; GA/3.0; HI/3.0; IA/3.0; IACET/0.3; ID/3.0; IL/3.0; IN/3.0; KS/3.0; KY/3.0; LA-NASW/3.0; LA/3.0; MA/3.0; MD/3.0; ME/3.0; MI/3.0; MN/3.0; MO/3.0; MS/3.0; MT/3.0; NC/3.0; ND/3.0; NE/3.0; NH/3.0; NM/3.0; NV/3.0; NY-Contact Hours/3.0 Self-Study; OH/3.0; OK/3.0; OR/3.0; PA/3.0; RI/3.0; SC/3.0; SD/3.0; TN/3.0; TX/3.0; UT/3.0; VA/3.0; VT/3.0; WA/3.0; WI/3.0; WV/3.0; WY/3.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify supervision as a foundational aspect of social work practice and examine the various styles of supervision and the purpose of each.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to consider the role of the supervisor in developing a climate of supervision.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to appraise options for engaging effectively with supervisees around performance improvement.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to integrate the Empowerment Model of Clinical Supervision with current supervision skills for use in private practice and/or a community mental health organization/agency.


0-60 Minutes Foundations of Supervision in Social Work Practice
60-120 Minutes Supervision for Staff Growth: Establishing a Relationship for Navigating Difficult Conversations
120-180 Minutes The Empowerment Model of Clinical Supervision


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Presenter Disclosure: Alison Peak: Financial disclosures: Alison Peak, MSW, LCSW, IMH-E is part owner of Allied Behavioral Health Solutions; Alison Peak has worked as a paid consultant for and received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Alison Peak is a Board Member of AIMHiTN and Co-Chair of the Endorsement Committee for AIMHiTN.

Khara Croswaite Brindle: Financial disclosures: Khara Croswaite Brindle, MA, LPC is an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). She is a co-owner of The Empowerment Model of Supervisionary, LLC. Khara Croswaite Brindle co-authored the book, The Empowerment Model of Clinical Supervision. Non-Financial Disclosures: Khara Croswaite Brindle has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by continued Social Work.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Association of Social Work Boards ACE Provider

Association of Social Work Boards ACE Provider

Continued Social Work, provider #1742, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Continued Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/27/2021 – 03/27/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 3.0 clinical continuing education credits.

CE Broker

CE Broker

Continued Social Work is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-29950. This course is offered for 3.0 hours, General (FL), Supervision (OH), Continuing Education by a Social Worker (SC), Continuing Education by a Non Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV) category/categories. If you are a licensed social worker in Florida, Ohio, South Carolina, or West Virginia, CE Broker may be of interest to you.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.3 CEUs for this program.

National Association of Social Workers Louisiana Chapter

This program was approved for 3.0 supervision contact hours by the National Association of Social Workers – Louisiana Chapter as authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners.

New York State Education Department LLC (Continued Social Work) 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 #SW-0617.

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