Course Description

Hours: 12

Excellent clinical supervision is the backbone of effective social work practice. In this two-day workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of clinical supervision. Emphasis will be placed on ethical postures and pragmatic practices that contribute to supervisory relationships that build social worker competence, confidence, accountability and professionalism. Participants will be exposed to current debates and best practices in the field of clinical supervision, as well as concrete strategies for structuring supervisory relationships, implementing supervisory interventions through a range of practices (such as direct observation, video, audio, case note and verbal summary reviews), responding effectively to legal and ethical issues in supervision and in supervisees’ clinical work, and ensuring sensitivity to diversity, context, oppression, justice.


For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Phone: 548-889-4967 or 548-889-5128

Cancellations and Transfers
Be sure to carefully review our cancellation and transfer information before registering.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

This workshop is currently not available. The 2024/2025 Faculty of Social Work Professional Development course and workshop dates will be available on July 8, 2024.
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