Supervision Information and Resources

USF Counseling Center Postdoctoral Fellowship Supervision Log - Courtesy of Lisa Ferdinand, PhD Postdoctoral Training & Emergency Response Coordinator - Counseling Center Student Affairs

September/October 2012 Los Angeles Psychologist
Clinical Supervision: A New Era

With permission of the California Psychological Association, From the California Psychologist
Falender and Shafranske - Clinical Supervision and Risk Management

Canadian Psychological Association. (2009) CANADIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR SUPERVISION IN PSYCHOLOGY: TEACHING, RESEARCH, PRACTICE, AND ADMINISTRATION http://www.cpa.ca/cpasite/userfiles/Documents/SupervisionGuidelinesfinal25Jan09.pdf?q=supervision+guidelines&x=0&y=0

Roth and Pilling Supervision Competencies, U.K. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/clinical-psychology/CORE/supervision_framework.htm

Presidential Address, Division 37, American Psychological Association, August, 2007

The following measures are available for downloading:
Therapist Evaluation Checklist (Hall-Marley) (Download PDF Version)
Supervisor Evaluation Form (Hall-Marley) (Download PDF Version)
Clinical Supervisor Self-Assessment (Christopher Ebbe) (Download PDF Version) Supervisor Self-Assessment (Download PDF Version)

You may self-assess your supervision knowledge using the following survey Download PDF Version. It was designed to highlight topics covered in Dr. Falender's supervision training sessions and in Falender and Shafranske's Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach.

Supervisor Self-Assessment
Corresponding to Supervision Course
Falender
Area to be rated Current Aspirational
Rating Scale
5 Skilled
4
3 Moderate skill
2
1 Minimal or no exposure

 CurrentAspirationalPlan and Comments
Respective Discipline Code of Ethics    
Knowledge of
   
Distribution to Supervisees
   
Laws and Regulations of State/Setting    
Knowledge of
   
Distribution to Supervisees
   
Mutual development of Goals and Tasks    
Attention to emotional tone
   
Establishment of mutual feedback expectation and discussion of difference    
Supervision Contract    
Knowledge of
   
Current use of
   
Inclusion of strengths/strength-based
   
Modeling and requiring self-assessment    
Competency model (discipline specific)    
Identification of exemplars
   
Knowledge of
   
Current use of
   
Integration of competencies into contract construction and evaluation
   
Knowledge of issues of assessment and bias
   
Use of measure of frequency of behaviors in supervision e.g., Milne and James    
Knowledge of Variables associated with Successful Supervision    
Variables associated with Lousy Supervision    
Knowledge of how to increase disclosure by supervisees    
Identification of Countertransference    
Management of Countertransference    
Skills to increase diversity competence    
Diversity conceptualization    
Introduction of topic
   
Multiple identities
   
Models to approach culture/diversity
   
Self-assessment of dealing with diversity in supervision
   
Legal and Ethical competencies    
Attention to metacompetence
   
Functioning within areas of competence
   
Due process and informed consent implemented    
Training in sexual attraction    
Risk management steps    
Ethical decision making models introduced and used    
Procedures for supervisee with problematic behavior    
Supervisor log/ documentation    
Burnout prevention/ self-care    
Self-assessment
   
Modeling
   

Carol Falender, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist in the State of California
PSY 5703
1158 26th Street, #189
Santa Monica, California 90403

310-451-1236 (Phone and Fax)
Email: cfalender@gmail.com