Upcoming Events


September 28, 2018 - October 1, 2018 , 08:00 am - 05:00 pm

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Good clinical supervision benefits the client, the clinician, and the organization. This two-day training balances group participation, exercises and discussions with research-based findings. Participants receive copies of suggested forms to use, handouts and other resources.

This 2-day, 15 hour training (includes 4 law and ethics credits) meets the educational requirement for becoming an approved supervisor in Washington state. Participants will learn about the supervision WAC, the differences between supervision and case consultation, the importance of multicultural, gender and age differences, law and ethics associated with supervision, and have a chance to problem solve common supervision concerns all within a collaborative and supportive training. This class is funded through the North Sound Behavioral Health Organization.

Participants will:

  • Learn about the WAC as it applies to clinical supervision
  • Improve their supervisory skills
  • Understand the difference between supervision and consultation
  • Explore the effects of gender, age and ethnicity on the supervisory relationship
  • Learn about the professional development stages of supervisors and supervisees
  • Have a chance to problem solve particular supervision challenges in a safe and supportive environment

What participants are saying about this course:

  • “Help to keep me well balanced, perfect as a supervisor – help with requirements to persons getting licensure.”
  • “Great training as I am a new supervisor! Will carry what I learned with my career.”
  • “Great sense of humor while also taking subject matter seriously.”

About the presenter:

Lisa Erickson, M.S., L.M.H.C., has been a mental health counselor, clinical supervisor, program director and consultant for more than 25 years. She is a past-president of the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association and has been very active at the state level with issues related to licensure and supervision.

Who should attend this class?

Open to Compass Health Workforce Members and North Sound Behavioral Health Organization Providers only.

15 Continuing Education Credits from NASW WA (Includes 4 law & ethics credits): Licensed Social Workers, Marriage/Family Counselors, and Mental Health Counselors.

Please note:

Class size is limited so register early.

As the class begins promptly, please arrive ten minutes early. Those who arrive late may be asked to leave without a refund or credit.

Those who stay to the end of class will receive a certificate of completion. Certificates will not be issued to those leaving early.

Electronic confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment. After registration is received, an Outlook Invitation with details and the exact location will be sent. Accept the invitation and we will know you are coming. If you have paid and do not receive an Outlook Invitation in three to five days, please contact us. We do not allow drop-ins.

Please contact the Training Department at least ten days prior to the training if you have a disability or require special accommodations.

Cancellations must be made emailed and received no later than seven days prior to the event. No refund or credit will be made after that date without prior approval. If we cancel the training, registrants will be offered the next class or a full refund.

Contact us to pay for the class with a payment method other than a credit card.

Email: compasstraining@compassh.org