Deepening Your Clinical Supervision Skills: 18-hour Webinar

Six 3-hour webinars broadcast on
May 29, June 12, June 19, June 26, July 10 and July 24, 2020
For Information on her in-person training, click here

So you know how to set up an informed consent contract and can comfortably negotiate liability issues and the code of ethics in clinical supervision, but how do you move from being a good, competent supervisor to one who is great? This 18-hour webinar will hone your capacity to provide attuned and present guidance as a clinical supervisor in a way that facilitates self-learning and personal growth for both your and your supervisee.

This webinar consists of six modules that will be delivered live via Zoom video conferencing. Each module will focus on one topic and will include some case presentation, small-group discussion and the practice of tools that you can use later with your own supervisees. The curriculum is as follows:

05/29/20201:00pm - 4:00pm EDT1. Compassion Fatigue as a Clinical Supervisor
06/12/20201:00pm - 4:00pm EDT2. Interventions for Compassion Fatigue for your Supervisee
06/19/20201:00pm - 4:00pm EDT3. Cultural Considerations in the Supervisory Context
06/26/20201:00pm - 4:00pm EDT4. Helping your Supervisees Bridge Cultural Differences with Their Clients
07/10/20201:00pm - 4:00pm EDT5. Strategies for Supervising Rookie Supervisees
07/24/20201:00pm - 4:00pm EDT6. Ethical Concerns for Clinical Supervisors

A week before each scheduled webinar session, participants will be emailed—

  • A direct link to access the webinar
  • Links to download the relevant PowerPoint slides and handouts
  • Guidelines for how participants can interact with each other and with the presenter

All modules will be recorded and available for participants to view for up to three months after the date of each live webinar.

This training is suitable for supervisors wishing to further develop their understanding of the supervisor-supervisee dynamic as well as those looking for more hours to fulfil the CRPO requirement of 30 hours of directed learning for clinical supervision.

Technical Requirements for Webinar Participation

This webinar will be delivered via the online video conferencing service Zoom Meeting is a video chat platform where all presenters will be able to see and hear the presenter, as well as their fellow participants, when talking. To access a Zoom meeting, all you need is a computer, tablet or smart phone, a link to the Zoom meeting and an internet connection.

To take part in our webinars, you will need—

  • An email address
  • A computer, laptop or tablet with a webcam and an inbuilt mic* or a smart phone with a camera
  • Internet access (via wireless or direct connection)

*For a better online interaction experience, we recommend that everyone purchase a USB or Bluetooth hands-free microphone headset for better sound quality (but especially if you are planning to join via computer audio only). If you have any questions, please email


Lois is also offering a 2-day in-person workshop in Toronto:
Effective Clinical Supervision: Building and Maintaining the Supervisory Alliance
Thursday, May 7 – Friday, May 8, 2020

This 2-day 12-hour workshop offers a comprehensive survey of the skills and issues all supervisors need to know to tackle toughest issues they face in today’s ever-evolving world of therapy. Click here for full workshop description.

The 2-day workshop supplemented with Lois’s 18-hour webinar fulfills the 30 hours of directed learning in clinical supervision required by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. For details about the 2-day workshop, please click here.

Registrants are welcome to sign up for the webinar and workshop together or either training separately.

Clinical Pearls with Lois Ehrmann

What is Clinical Supervision?

Going from Clinical Therapist to Clinical Supervisor

How to handle Clinical Impairment

How to address burnout

By the completion of this module you will learn:
1-4pm EST

Assessment tools in the identification of at least four symptoms of Compassion Fatigue. The functions of stress and at least six ways stress impacts the emotional, mental and physical body of the human being.

By the completion of this module you will learn:

How to utilize at least four appropriate tools and strategies in the evaluation of Compassion Fatigue symptoms in your supervisees. At least seven self-care strategies to prevent and recover from compassion fatigue that you can use with your supervisees.

By the completion of this module you will learn:

How to envision a wider range of awareness in regard to whole groups, whole populations and unique differences in individuals and how to transfer that awareness to your supervisees. At least three ways in which the supervision relationship is impacted by supervisor/supervisee differences in sexual identity, gender, family background, and other areas of diversity. Have used a method of reviewing for greater knowledge about the background of a supervisee that is different than their own

By the completion of this module you will learn:

A method for identifying and discussing for greater quality in the supervisory alliance the unique differences between a clinical supervisor and his or her supervisees. At least three exercises that clinical supervisors can use with supervisees to assist them in gaining greater clarity about cultural considerations.

By the completion of this module you will learn:

The Codes of Ethics specific to Clinical Supervision At least two methods of self evaluating competency as a Clinical Supervisor

By the completion of this module you will learn:

At least four ways in which clinical supervisor are bound to monitor the work of junior members of the field for quality and the mandate “Do No Harm”. At least three strategies to assist supervisees in developing greater Self Awareness, Professional Identity, and Ethical behavior.

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Event Detail

May 29, 2020 1:00 pm
July 24, 2020 4:00 pm
Online Class