Workshops

Continuing Education & Professional Learning Workshop Series

2017 Dates

ACEPwebDevelopment Counts has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #6633. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the programs offered. Development Counts supports licensure renewal for mental health professionals licensed by the GA Composite Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists.

Development Counts also supports renewal of certain NBCC certifications. If you are planning to attend a live workshop event at Development Counts and you are traveling from another state; please make sure that these CE Hours from Development Counts (ACEP #6633) will assist you with your license or certification renewal. You should be able to find this information via your state licensing board’s rules.

You can also review your NBCC certification renewal requirements to make sure the content covered is accepted for your particular certification renewal. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the programs offered.

The current workshop series is intended to support Counselors and other Mental Health Professionals in obtaining continuing education hours on the topic of clinical supervision and counseling ethics. The 2017 workshop series information is available below. All of the following workshops are available for your organization upon request. Request more information.

Oct202017

Theory and Practice Block Lettering

#1 – The Psychotherapy Supervisors’ Process: Integrating Relationship, Context and Theory

The purpose of this workshop is to support the supervisor’s ability to integrate four vital components of supervision: the intellectual task of attending to theory; the experiential task of applying techniques; the relational task of utilizing the self as a tool; all while attending to the contextual climate of supervision and therapy.

Objectives:

  • Exploring the elements in the supervisory system- the client, the supervisee and the supervisor
  • Addressing the multilayered “initiator/responder” process (perceiver-communicator)
  • Utilizing the supervisory dimensions- theory, method, process and self.
  • The effective use of live supervision and/or co-therapy with supervisees

Date: October 20, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Core CE Hours for Counselors, 6 Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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Sep222017

Chairs in a circle for a group meeting

#2 – Clinical Supervision in Group Form – Dynamics, Development and Process

This workshop is to enhance the Psychotherapy Supervisors skills related to providing clinical supervision in group format. Supervisors will enhance their knowledge of group dynamics, group development and group process.

Objectives:

  • Defining group supervision and exploring its benefits
  • Discussing the challenges in group supervision
  • Exploring the skill necessary for group leaders
  • Attending to the needs of individual supervisees within the group

Date: September 22, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Core CE Hours for Counselors, 6 Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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Nov172017

Puzzle Bridge to Skills

#3 – Evaluation and Remediation in Counselor Supervision an Ethical Imperative

The purpose of this workshop is to address the vital component of supervision that involves the evaluation of supervisees counseling skills and professional competencies and its ethical implications. It also address the necessity of  goal setting and skill improvement where there are deficits.

Objectives:

  • Exploring the ethical purpose of evaluation
  • Understanding the need for competency based assessment
  • Identifying evaluation tools and methods
  • Strategies for improving skill sets and professional deficits

Date: November 17, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Ethics and/or Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Ethics or Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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TBD 2018

Gate and Stone Fence

#4 – Clinical Supervision Ethics: Gatekeeping, Liability, Cases, and Law

The purpose of this workshop is to examine the essential role that clinical supervisors play as gatekeepers to the profession of mental health. This workshop includes an examination of ethical supervisory practice, liability issues, and laws relevant to supervision.

Objectives:

  • Providing a framework for the ethical and effective practices of clinical supervisors
  • Addressing the key components to minimizing liability risks as it relates to direct and vicarious liability
  • Exploring applicable laws and legal cases that impact the supervisory process

Date: TBD 2018 the 2017 date has already passed
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Ethics and/or Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Ethics or Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available

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TBD 2018

 

Help Support Guidance Signposts

#5 – Providing Guidance: A Counseling Supervisor’s Ethical Responsibility to Follow GA LPC Licensing Laws

The purpose of this workshop is to increase participants’ knowledge and awareness of the GA Composite Board’s licensing regulations for LAPCs & LPCs.

Objectives:

  • Understanding licensure and supervisor eligibility at different levels of education
  • Exploring the relationship between the NBCC & LPC process in GA
  • The provision of effective guidance for supervisees regarding the licensure process

Go to the Georgia Composite Board Website for Professional Counselors, Social Workers and MFTs and print out your own copy of the board rules 135.

Date: TBD 2018 the 2017 date has already passed
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Ethics and/or Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Ethics or Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available

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Aug252017

Ethical Considerations Red Chair

#6 – Ethical Considerations in Clinical Supervision & Ethical Considerations in Telemental Health Supervision

The 1st half of this workshop addresses ethics in the delivery of Clinical Supervision in Counseling and Psychotherapy. The ACA’s division of Counselor Education and Supervision’s ethical guidelines, case studies, best practices. The 2nd half of the workshop content will focus on telemental health supervision and how supervisors can expand their competencies to ethically supervise counselors working across distance modalities, as well as address the technological engagement with supervisees (recordings, telephone calls and digital exchange of information in both therapy and supervision). For a 3 hour Telemental Health Supervision Event see workshop #13.

Date: August 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Ethics and/or Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Ethics or Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

(Two- 3 hour ethics certificates will be issued for at total of 6 CEs issued) 

Status: Seats Available

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TBD 2018

 

Relational Model Hands Holding Plant

#7 – A Relational Model for Clinical Supervision: Knowledge, Power and Authority

This workshop presents a psychodynamic or relational approach in the practice of clinical supervision. It explores how supervisors and supervisees co-construct meaning in the treatment relationship and the supervisory relationship. It will also address issues related to power and authority; along with parallel process as an informative tool for clinical supervisors.

Date: TBD 2018 the 2017 date has already passed
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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TBD 2018

Structure Matters Balancing Stones

#8 – Structure Matters: The Tasks of Effective Clinical Supervision

This workshop addresses the tasks necessary to provide intentional comprehensive clinical supervision.

Objectives:

  • Identifying a supervision model for practice
  • Goal setting with supervisees
  • The supervisory agreement
  • Problem solving and relationship building
  • Evaluation methods and techniques

Date: TBD 2018 the 2017 date has already passed
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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TBD 2018

 

Multicultural hands in circle

#9 – Multicultural Competencies in Counselor Supervision: An Ethical Mandate

The purpose of this workshop is to address multicultural competencies in counselor supervision and its ethical mandate in mental health professions.

Objectives:

  • Define multicultural counseling
  • Define multicultural supervision
  • Understanding the supervisees multicultural counseling competence
  • Exploring the dynamics related to cross cultural phenomenon

Date: TBD 2018 the 2017 date has already passed
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Ethics and/or Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Ethics or Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available

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TBD 2017

Got ethics?

#10 – An Overview of the 2014 American Counseling Association Code of Ethics– Contact to schedule this workshop for your Organization

The purpose of this workshop is to review the revised ACA 2014 Code of Ethics.

Objectives:

  • Comparing the previous 2005 code in comparison to 2014 (what’s new)
  • The ethical use of technology and social media in clinical practice
  • Putting it into practice – exploring sample cases and using an ethical decision making model.

This workshop differs from the community events presentations as listed on my Community Events page, in that it focuses more thoroughly on the ACA Code of Ethics for a comprehensive review of the updates.

Date: This Workshop is Available for Organizations by Request
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM (This workshop is 5 hrs; all of the others are 6 hrs)
(5 Ethics and/or Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Ethics or Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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TBD 2018

Reflective Practice in Clinical Supervision:#11 – Reflective Process in Clinical Supervision: Incorporating Constructivist Principles

The purpose of this workshop is to explore the constructivist framework and its benefits as a supervision model. A reflective mindset is among the central components to this supervision model. The intent is to promote counselors who demonstrate flexibility and openness.

Objectives:

  • Examine constructivist theory
  • Explore the process and methods in constructive supervision
  • Examine the activities and assessment tools used in the reflective model

Date: TBD 2018 the 2017 date has already passed
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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TBD 2018

 

#12 – Positive Psychology in Clinical Supervision                                                  Positive Psychology Supervision workshop symbol

The purpose of this workshop is to hone our ability to focus on strengths; what’s going right and expanding on those counseling and professional   skill sets. This workshop’s focus is on solutions instead of problems.

Objectives:

  • Define positive supervision
  • Learn to explore goals that incorporate present and developing competencies
  • Map supervision plans that include progress and relationship considerations

Date: TBD 2018 the 2017 date has already passed
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
(6 Core CE Hours for Counselors; 6 Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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Aug252017

#13 – Ethical Considerations in the Practice and Delivery of Telemental Health Supervision

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The purpose of this workshop is to explore telemental health supervision and how supervisor’s can expand their competencies to ethically supervise counselors working across distance modalities, as well as address the technological engagement with supervisees (recordings, telephone calls and digital exchange of information in both therapy and supervision).  

Objectives:

  • Defining telemental health supervision
  • Practice implications and methods in telemental health supervision

Fee: $75.00 ($85.00 the week of the workshop)

Date: August 25, 2017- this is the second half of the day of workshop #6
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
(3 Ethics or Core CE Hours for Counselors; 3 Related CE Hours for LCSWs and MFTs)

Status: Seats Available.

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Certification Course for TeleMental Health

Development Counts is hosting Ray Barrett of the Telehealth Certification Institute on Thursday & Friday August 3rd & 4th 2017. We are offering Board Certified Telemental Health Training.

Learn more. You will find registration discounts.

Workshop Location:

Professional development workshops will be held at the office of Development Counts located at the St. Michael’s Center, 1924 Clairmont Rd, Rm 150, Decatur, GA 30033.

Please note that the workshop location may change based on the number of registered participants.

Please pay attention to e-mails from Development Counts with workshop details. Thank you!

Cost:

All workshops are $125.00 each if you register two weeks in advance of the workshop. The workshop fees increase by $10 per week during the two weeks preceding the workshop. So one week prior to the workshop the fee is $135.00. The week of and the day of the workshop the fee is $145.00. The week by week fee deadlines end the Fridays prior to the workshop date.

The 3 hour Telemental Health Supervision Training is $75.00 when you register at least 1 week in advance, $85.00 the week of the workshop

Refund Policy:

Development Counts does not offer refunds for missed workshops or cancellations. You will be offered opportunities to attend another workshop within 12 months of the date you were originally scheduled to attend. For more information please download the Policy Information for Complaints, Fees, Refunds & Cancellations.

Three Ways to Register:

  1. Download the registration form

    e-mail ruby@developmentcounts.com,
    for mailing information
    do not mail payment to the office address above.
  2. or Fax your registration form along with credit card payment information to the secure fax line. (404) 248-1558.
  3. or Click on any of the “Register Today” links at left underneath each workshop. It is PayPal enabled, however you do not have to have a PayPal account to use this payment option.
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