The purpose of supervision in mental health counseling is to enrich the clinician’s attitudes, knowledge, and skills in order to competently provide quality care to their clients. A counseling supervisor answers questions, provides guidance and support, and helps with case conceptualization, methods, or specific interventions by asking questions and/or making suggestions.
Five major clinical supervision models and one supervisory videotaping method are presented live in this video: developmental, integrated, interpersonal process recall, psychodynamic, and microskills. Portions of a graduate student's counseling interview are shown, and then Dr. Russell-Chapin supervises the session from these five distinct supervision approaches.
Clinical supervision is a distinct professional activity that involves ensuring that science and informed practice are appropriately delivered through an interpersonal relationship between the supervisee and the supervisor.
Use the DSM Library to access the DSM-5-TR, as well as other psychiatry-focused books and journals. The DSM is a critical resource for clinical practice used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
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