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Clinical Supervision Step by Step: A Complete Supervisory Plan for Developing Skilled, Ethical, and Compassionate Therapists

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Sharon Greene, LCSW
6 Hours 20 Minutes
Feb 13, 2024
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Lack of time, communication, and trust are a constant frustration when working with your supervisees.

You need tools that work quickly, and convey your feedback effectively, all while building a rapport with your supervisee that enhances the quality of your supervisory relationship.

In this cutting-edge training, supervision expert Sharon Greene, LCSW, will use her 20+ years of experience in the field to break down the overriding structures and clinical domains of the Integrated Developmental Model (IDM) to take the guesswork out of supervision and provide the targeted guidance your supervisees need!

You’ll upgrade your supervision skills with:

  • Strategies to assess the level of your supervisees across eight clinical domains
  • Incredible resources like the IDM Supervisor Feedback Form, supervision contract template, supervision session note templates and more!
  • Tailored supervisory interventions for every level
  • Risk mitigation strategies and ethics essentials specific to clinical supervision

It’s like having a supervision GPS that calculates your supervisees developmental level and offers tailored recommendations for supervisory interventions!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to become an IDM superstar.

Purchase today!


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All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


This online program is worth 6.5 hours CPD.



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Sharon Greene, LCSW

Over her twenty plus years of experience, Sharon has provided clinical supervision to numerous social work and psychology graduate interns and unlicensed clinicians collecting their hours toward licensure. Since 2007, she has held the Social Work Training Director position at Providence Saint John’s Child and Family Development Center, an outpatient mental health facility for children, adolescents and their families. In this position, she trains clinical supervisors in the Integrated Developmental Model of Clinical Supervision and provides ongoing consultation for clinical supervisors to provide quality supervision.

Sharon has been adjunct faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles, University of Southern California, and California State University Northridge in the graduate social work departments since 2008 teaching advanced clinical practice graduate courses. She has also provided clinical supervision at multiple other agencies including Aviva Family and Children’s Services, Keystone Treatment Center, and Clearview Treatment Center, in various levels of care, including outpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization programs and residential programs. In addition, she is a certified trainer and consultant for Interpersonal Psychotherapy and trains therapists in this model by providing biweekly consultation groups. She is also certified in multiple evidenced practices including Positive Parenting Program, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, and Seeking Safety.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Sharon Greene has an employment relationship with Providence Saint John’s Child and Family Development Center and is a consultant for Keystone Treatment Center, Interpersonal Psychotherapy Institute, and Therapist Development Center. She maintains a private practice and receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Sharon Greene has no relevant non-financial relationships.

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  1. Utilize the Integrated Developmental Model (IDM) of clinical supervision as a roadmap for supervision to improve clinical outcomes.
  2. Assess the level (level 1, 2, 3, 3i) of their supervisee utilizing IDM.
  3. Understand how to assess their supervisee’s performance across 8 clinical domains.
  4. Develop a supervisory plan according to the level of the supervisee.
  5. Describe and implement various supervisory interventions (facilitative, prescriptive, conceptual, confrontive, and catalytic supervisory interventions).
  6. Understand the legal and ethical issues specific to clinical supervision.
  7. Identify the different legal and ethical components that need to be covered in the contracting stage of supervision.
  8. Explain direct liability and vicarious liability and ways to mitigate their risk.


Integrative Developmental Model (IDM) of Supervision: Foundations and Goals

  • Conceptual foundations as they inform your supervision practice
  • Four levels of supervisee development, from novice to integrated professional
  • Strategies for monitoring and evaluating supervisee progress with confidence
  • Integrating feedback and reflection from the very start

Techniques and Interventions for Effective Supervision

  • Step-by-step process for establishing goals, supervisor techniques, and interventions: facilitative, prescriptive, confrontative, conceptual, and catalytic
  • Small group exercises with vignettes to practice applying these techniques

Assess Supervisees Competence, Motivation, Goals, and More

  • The IDM Supervisee Assessment Tool
  • Domain-specific assessments for supervisee competence, including selfother awareness, motivation, autonomy, and goals
  • Personalize your supervisory plans and tailor your interventions to foster growth and development at each level

Enhancing Supervision with Feedback and Challenging Dynamics

  • How the IDM Supervisee Feedback Tool can enhance feedback from supervisees regarding the quality of your supervision
  • Real-life case examples of challenging supervisee dynamics at each level

Clinical Supervision Law & Ethics

  • Important areas of review, such as code of ethics, competence, dual relationships, confidentiality, informed consent, malpractice, vicarious liability, and direct liability
  • Receive a supervision contract template to address informed consent and contractual obligations
  • Document meetings using a provided clinical supervision note template

Mitigate Risk in Clinical Supervision

  • 15 practical ways to mitigate risk as a clinical supervisor, ensuring a secure and ethical practice

Target Audience

  • Counsellors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Art Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counsellors
  • Psychotherapists
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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