Effective Clinical Supervision of
the Mental Health Professional,
Foundations, Part I
of Supervision and the Role
of the Supervisor within
the Supervisory Relationship
This 3-hour supervisory course
will provide a comprehensive introduction
to theprocess 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
1. Understand the major roles of supervision
to mental health clinical professionals
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, a
nd the capacity to establish the correct
role within supervision.
5. Be able to assess the key clinical knowledge
and skills to transfer within the
6. Learn how to generate professional authority
within the supervisory
relationship, build trust, manage one’s self
and exercise influence within the
This course meets guidelines for 3 hours
of Foundations of Supervision under
Georgia CPCS requirements.
This course was written by Charles D. Safford, LCSW.
Mr. Safford is President of yourceus.com, 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.
yourceus.com 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.
yourceus.com 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."
yourceus.com, Inc., provider #1104, is approved
to offer social work continuing education by the Association
of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, 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.
yourCEUs.com, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course.
ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2023 to 11/15/2026.
Social workers participating in this course will receive;
3 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