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Continuing Education

Clinical Supervision

Date: 8:30am - 5:00pm PDT November 3, 2016 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate School, York 115

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Lewis & Clark Graduate School, York 115

This course gives clinicians the information and skills necessary to develop competence in counseling supervision. It also meets the 30-hour requirement for the supervisors of candidates seeking licensure from the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists (OBLPCT).

Topics to be covered include:

  • Research-informed theories emphasizing developmental dynamics in supervision
  • The central tasks of supervision and primary roles and functions of supervisors
  • The importance of relationship development and its impact on supervisees and supervisors
  • Parallel patterns evidenced in clinical work and supervisee / supervisor interactions
  • Diversity awareness and enhancement of multi-cultural competence in supervision
  • Ethical and legal dimensions of supervision with important risk management perspectives
  • Informed consent, supervision contracting, evaluation, feedback, and assessment procedures
  • The use of art in clinical supervision

This course is designed for current and future supervisors of graduate interns, licensure candidates and experienced clinical staff.

In a supportive and dynamic atmosphere, participants will learn about, converse and gain new perspectives on both common and unique supervisory experiences.

Participants will discuss and actively explore many highlights and ongoing challenges in specific clinical supervision encounters.

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Thursdays & Fridays, November 3-4 & 10-11, 2016

Time: 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Instructor: James Gurule, MA, LPC

Continuing education credit:  CECP 827, 2 semester hours, $700

Continuing education credit registration form (PDF)

Noncredit: $500, includes 30 CEUs or PDUs. Lewis & Clark Alumni save 20%.

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About the Instructor

James Gurule, MA, LPC s a child and family therapist and clinical supervisor working in community mental health for over 30 years. He provides psychotherapy for individuals and families as well as clinical supervision for experienced staff, graduate Interns, and licensee interns. His background and training include a strong Humanistic orientation, extensive knowledge and practice in systems work, and clinical exposure to a wide range of client and family situations. Since 1996, James has taught a variety of counseling psychology and clinical supervision courses as an adjunct faculty member at Lewis & Clark College in the Graduate School of Education and Counseling and through Lewis & Clark’s Center for Community Engagement.


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