The most effective way to learn solution-focused professional skills is to have intensive guided practice. This course provides participants with practice opportunities to demonstrate solution-focused supervision in transdisciplinary contexts. Participants will learn to apply solution-focused supervision within a variety of clinical contexts. Participants will learn to formulate solution-focused supervision questions to foster confidence and competence on the part of their supervisee that focuses on improving client outcomes. Participants will engage in video case discussions, break-out sessions, group exercises, and role-plays. Participants will be expected to provide a summary of written clinical practice exercises provided throughout the course. The course includes six bi-monthly group sessions (two hours each, 12 hours total) with live interactive teaching under the guidance of an expert solution-focused practitioner. This course requires completion of BASIC – Solution-Focused Skills and Practice for Agencies.
Last Updated: December 2022
Target Audience: Social workers, psychologists, mental health counselors, educators, and medical professionals; appropriate for intermediate and advanced levels of knowledge. This course provides participants with practice opportunities to apply Solution-Focused supervision in transdisciplinary settings. This course provides opportunities for participants to observe video examples, engage in break-out sessions, group exercises, and role-plays and share successes and challenges in applying solution-focused practice.
After completing the course, you will be able to:
- Describe Solution-focused assumptions when working in the supervisory role.
- Summarize solution-focused tasks in the supervisory and consultant role.
- Apply the three phases of solution-focused supervision.
- Give examples of solution-focused skills to activate the supervisee’s agency and resources.
- Demonstrate solution-focused skills to activate relationship resources within the supervisee’s social context and work setting.
- Illustrate skills that facilitate goal negotiation with the supervisee and consultant.
- Summarize client-focused supervision, including presenting a case with a search for client-based solutions.
- Integrate solution-focused feedback during supervision and consultation.
- Apply solution-focused supervision and consultation to your work setting and particular practice area.
Participants will be assessed in the following manner:
- Class Participation: Participants are invited to clarify things they do not understand, pose questions, offer ideas, and broaden perspectives.
- Produce a summary of written clinical practice exercises provided throughout the course
- Present an example of how solution-focused supervision practices are integrated into your area of practice.
12 CE Credit/Clock Hours are available for this live course.
Participants should check with their professional licensing boards to ensure that a specific course will be accepted toward their continuing education requirements.
To receive continuing education hours, the participant must attend the entire online presentation, engage in all activities, and complete the course evaluation.
Upon successfully completing the course, participants will be given instructions on downloading and printing their Certificates of Completion.
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