Clinical Supervision Training (45CE) – Amanda Richards, MA, LPCC, LADC, MAC

10/2/2020 - 10:00am CDT to 11/20/2020 - 12:00pm CST

This presentation will be delivered on a ZOOM platform.

This course provides 45 hours of training in clinical supervision. The course covers major models of clinical supervision; development and maintenance of the supervisor-supervisee relationship; ethical and legal aspects in clinical supervision; cultural competence in clinical supervision; and structuring, intervention, and evaluation practices in clinical supervision. Upon successful completion of this course, students will: 1. Distinguish the central role of clinical supervision in providing superior clinical services through improving client welfare, ensuring informed consent and honoring client rights. 2. Distinguish factors that generate positive supervisory relationships from their inception, including informed consent for supervision, management of expectations, and appropriate professional boundaries. 3. Demonstrate understanding of the ethical, legal, advocacy and gatekeeping responsibilities of clinical supervisors. 4. Assess power dynamics in the supervisory relationship and consider issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. 5. Demonstrate commitment to cross-cultural responsiveness in all supervisory relationships. 6. Generate, and demonstrate commitment to, fulfillment of key supervisory responsibilities, to include ensuring informed consent for supervision, completing and referencing the supervision contract, modeling ethics and boundaries, and serving as a gatekeeper for the counseling profession. 7. Articulate a personal model of clinical supervision, drawn from existing models of supervision and preferred styles of therapy and supervision.The course meets the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy educational requirements for Professional Counselors (LPCs and LPCCs) and exceeds requirements for Alcohol & Drug Counselors who intend to seek the approved-supervisor credential. The course does NOT meet requirements for the AAMFT approved-supervisor credential, as only courses provided directly by the AAMFT meet those requirements.This course meets on Zoom and includes additional assignments to be completed online.

The course will meet 8 times through October and November, once a week, on Fridays. On each Friday there will be a 2 hour Zoom class from 10:00am to noon. An asynchronous hour of recorded lecture /activity will be scheduled by the participant or their group for some time on the same day. Therefore the time commitment is 3 hours each Friday , 2 in a Zoom class and one of your own scheduled time.There will 15 hours of outside readings and written assignments to make up the 45 CE training hours.

The training days are as follows:

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, Papers will be due by Sunday, December 5, 2020.

Required text:Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision (6th Edition) (What's New in Counseling) 6th Editionby Janine M. Bernard (Author), Rodney K. Goodyear (Author) · Publisher: Pearson; 6 edition (January 22, 2018)· ISBN-13: 9780134790282· ISBN-13: 9780134752518 *Please note ticket sales are only available up to 1 week prior to event to allow time for the book to be ordered and arrive before class begins. Adler Graduate School has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6915. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Adler Graduate School is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


The class is taught by Amanda Richards, MA, LPCC, LADC, MAC. Amanda is a BBHT approved clinical supervisor and clinical consultant in private practice. She has held clinical leadership positions at Hennepin HealthCare, Neighborhood Involvement Program, and Pride Institute. Amanda is a trainer and teacher in clinical supervision, ethics, foundations of counseling, and counseling skills. She is also a subject matter expert for HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, Minnesota Rule 47 and Minnesota 245G

Amanda Richards, MA, LPCC, LADC, MAC
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