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Continuing Education

AAMFT Supervision Refresher

Date: 9:00am - 2:30pm PDT June 29, 2013 Location: Room 117

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    Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, Ph.D.

Room 117

This supervision refresher course is designed to provide supervisors with advanced knowledge and skills based on current literature and issues in supervision.

The following topics in MFT supervision will be covered: current scholarly work, examples of ethical and legal issues, standards for contracts, examples of how contextual variables interact and impact the supervision process, and current standards for becoming an AAMFT approved supervisor.

Students will:

1) Learn about current supervision literature with an emphasis on studies published within the past five years.

2) Discuss examples of ethical and legal issues arising in clinical supervision and supervision of supervision.

3) Review standards for developing supervision contracts.

4) Discuss how contextual factors intersect and impact supervision (gender, class, ability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic issues).

5) Review current standards for becoming an Approved Supervisor, with emphasis on the role of the Approved Supervisor mentor.

Course Details & Registration

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013

Time: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Instructor: Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, Ph.D.

Noncredit/CEU: This course is offered free of charge, including 5 CEUs. Participants must register in advance using the link below.

Materials fee: Participants will pay for course materials the day of class. The cost for these materials is TBD and will be posted to this web page once it has been determined.

Note: This course is limited to 15 participants with priority given to AAMFT supervisors, then to supervisors in training and clinical members, then clinicians and interns in the process of securing licensure.

Registration is now closed. Please contact us to be put on the wait list.

About the Instructor

Dr. Pilar Hernández-Wolfe is associate professor, and director of the Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy program at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. She is faculty at the Institute for Family Services, where she directs research projects on liberation-based healing. She is also guest faculty at the Centro de Terapia Familiar y de Pareja in Puebla, México and at the Universidad Javeriana, Cali, and Universidad Nacional, Bogotá, in Colombia.

Dr. Hernandez-Wolfe is a licensed marriage and family therapist and AAMFT approved supervisor.  She has offered supervision refresher and supervision training courses over the past ten years and has conducted extensive research on clinical supervision and its social contexts. She pioneered the concept of vicarious resilience in the context of torture survivor treatment in the U.S. and mental health services addressing politically based violence in Colombia. Dr. Hernandez-Wolfe is the author of numerous peer reviewed articles and chapters and the book A Borderlands’ view of Latinos, Latin Americans and Decolonization. Rethinking Mental Health, published this year by Jason Aronson.

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