Title: Effective Clinical Supervision of the Mental Health Professional, Foundations, Part I
Description: The Definition of Supervision and the Role of the Supervisor
The Supervisory Relationship

This 3-hour supervisory course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the
process of supervising mental health professionals. This course will address the
roles and responsibilities of the clinical supervisor, and important aspects of how
to manage the supervisory relationship. Upon completion of this program
trainees will:

1. Understand the major roles of supervision to mental health clinical
2. Comprehend the major responsibilities of supervision to mental health clinical
3. Know the nature of the supervisory relationship when providing supervision to
mental health clinical professionals and the key factors associated with successful
4. Grasp the basic differences between and among supervision, mentoring,
consultation and therapy relationships, including appropriate boundaries
between the supervisory and other roles, and the capacity to establish the correct
role within supervision.
5. Be able to assess the key clinical knowledge and skills to transfer within the
supervisory relationship
6. Learn how to generate professional authority within the supervisory
relationship, build trust, manage one’s self and exercise influence within the
supervisory relationship

This course meets guidelines for 3 hours of Foundations of Supervision under the Georgia CPCS requirements.

This course was written by Charles D. Safford, LCSW. Mr. Safford is President of, and he has over 35 years of experience as a clinical professional and over 25 years of experience as a supervisor, trainer and training developer. 

Title: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa: An Introductory Guide to Eating Disorders
Description: The objective of this course is to provide the mental health clinician with a comprehensive introductory overview of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. When the trainee completes this course, he/she will:

-Understand the classification of the main eating disorders according to the DSM-5
-Know the prevalence of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa and the rising incidence among males.
-Comprehend causes and mechanisms underlying eating disorders.
-Understand the socio-cultural aspects of eating disorders
-Learn additional factors that have shaped the manifestations of some eating disorders.
-Grasp the multiple meanings that an eating disorder may have for patients from different cultural backgrounds.
-Know mental disorders commonly associated with eating disorders.
-Comprehend the different treatment modalities effective in eating disorders, including the appropriate use of medications.

This course is primarily designed for clinicians in the earlier stages of their career, or for more advanced clinicians reviewing basic concepts in this area.

This course was written by Iréné Celcer, LCSW with guidance and input from other senior, Inc. course developers and from NASW GA. Ms. Celcer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over twenty years experience working with eating disordered clients. She is a member of the Board of EDIN (Eating Disorders Informational Network), an organization based in Atlanta whose mission is to educate and prevent eating disorders, and the author of two books and numerous articles on eating disorders. Additionally, Ms. Celcer has delivered a number of workshops and presentations to other clinicians and the public on the subject of eating disorders.

Approvals: has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6071. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

As noted on the NBCC web site, "most professional counselor state licensure boards readily accept NBCC credit for licensure renewal.", Inc., provider #1104, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the 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., Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2020 to 11/15/2023. Social workers participating in this course will receive 8 clinical continuing education clock hours. 

With the notable exception of New York and New Jersey, ASWB approval is accepted for licensed social workers. 

This course is approved for 3 contact hours