Supervision: Independent Supervision Best Practices & Managing Vicarious Liability AND Supervision: The Ethics of Digital Technology & Clinical Supervision

August 23-24, 2019

Alexandria, VA

This course fulfills the training requirement mandated by the Virginia Board of Social Work to provide clinical supervision for LCSW candidates. The Virginia Board of Counseling recently updated their regulations for LPC and LMFT licensure, however, now stating: 

 

For LPC and LMFT licensure, your supervisor must hold an active, unrestricted license as a LPC or LMFT only, in the jurisdiction where the supervision is being provided. At least 100 of the supervision hours must be supervised by a LPC. **Previously approved supervisors who are substance abuse treatment practitioners, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, or psychiatrists can provide supervision until August 24, 2017. 

 

Participants may register for ONE Day of the training to supplement another course if they wish. *Participants who have previously taken a 14-hour course from NASW-VA (within the last calendar year) and wish to take an additional one-day course may qualify for a discounted one-day registration rate. Please call the Chapter Office at 804-204-1339 for more information.

 

During this highly interactive seminar, attendees will engage with other professionals to strengthen their foundation of today’s best practice knowledge and enhance their skills to function effectively in the critical role of clinical supervisor. Day 1 explores the best practices in independent supervision, while Day 2 focuses on the ethical divide of digital technology in supervision.

Attendees will earn up to 14.0 Category I Contact Hours, including up to 14.0 Category I Contact Hours of Ethics (total if attending both days.)

Licensure Exam Prep Course

September 6-7, 2019

Northern Virginia

This comprehensive course (14 CE hours) has successfully prepared social workers across the country for the Association of Social Work Boards clinical level examination required by most states in order to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Licensure candidates who are preparing for the *Bachelors and Masters level exams will also benefit.  

*Some clinical content reviewed in this course may not be necessary for the bachelor’s level or Masters Level Exam but will be helpful if practicing in a “clinical setting” and for the Clinical level exam.

The seminar will provide attendees with test-taking strategies for answering examination questions and overview anxiety management strategies that can help facilitate success. A framework for critical analysis of examination questions will be presented and the instructor will review material in each of the content areas on the examination to assist attendees with recall of information and focusing subsequent studying.


Content areas to be covered include: (1) theories of human development; (2) diversity; (3) assessment and diagnosis; (4) psychotherapy and clinical practice; (5) communication; (6) the therapeutic relationship; (7) professional ethics; (8) clinical supervision, consultation, and staff development; (9) research methods; (10) service delivery; and (11) clinical practice and management. Practice questions will be used to familiarize attendees with items in each content area.

Supervision: Foundations of Supervision

September 13-14, 2019

Charlottesville, VA 

This course fulfills the training requirement mandated by the Virginia Board of Social Work to provide clinical supervision for LCSW candidates. The Virginia Board of Counseling recently updated their regulations for LPC and LMFT licensure, however, now stating: 

 

For LPC and LMFT licensure, your supervisor must hold an active, unrestricted license as a LPC or LMFT only, in the jurisdiction where the supervision is being provided. At least 100 of the supervision hours must be supervised by a LPC. **Previously approved supervisors who are substance abuse treatment practitioners, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, or psychiatrists can provide supervision until August 24, 2017. 


This comprehensive 14-hour seminar addresses the most critical issues for the clinical supervisor in social work. Through presentation, large group and small group discussions, the following aspects of supervision will be explored in this training:

  1. The purpose, role, and function of supervision;

  2. Theories and models of supervision;

  3. Oversight and guidance of supervisees, who diagnose, create treatment plans, and treat clients;

  4. Individual and group supervision facilitation;

  5. Parallel process and the importance of modeling strengths-based principles in supervision;

  6. Ethical issues that arise in supervision


Attendees will earn 14.0 Category I Contact Hours, including 2.0 Category I Contact Hours of Ethics.

Supervision: Crafting Successful Group Supervision AND Ethics of Digital Technology & Clinical Supervision

October 4-5, 2019

Hampton Area

This course fulfills the training requirement mandated by the Virginia Board of Social Work to provide clinical supervision for LCSW candidates. The Virginia Board of Counseling recently updated their regulations for LPC and LMFT licensure, however, now stating: 

 

For LPC and LMFT licensure, your supervisor must hold an active, unrestricted license as a LPC or LMFT only, in the jurisdiction where the supervision is being provided. At least 100 of the supervision hours must be supervised by a LPC. **Previously approved supervisors who are substance abuse treatment practitioners, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, or psychiatrists can provide supervision until August 24, 2017. 

 

Participants may register for ONE Day of the training to supplement another course if they wish. *Participants who have previously taken a 14-hour course from NASW-VA (within the last calendar year) and wish to take an additional one-day course may qualify for a discounted one-day registration rate. Please call the Chapter Office at 804-204-1339 for more information.

 

During this highly interactive seminar, attendees will engage with other professionals to strengthen their foundation of today’s best practice knowledge and enhance their skills to function effectively in the critical role of clinical supervisor. Day 1 explores the best practices in group supervision, while Day 2 focuses on the ethical divide of digital technology in supervision.

Attendees will earn up to 14.0 Category I Contact Hours, including up to 9.0 Category I Contact Hours of Ethics (total if attending both days.)

Licensure Exam Prep Course

November 8-9, 2019

Hampton Area

This comprehensive course (14 CE hours) has successfully prepared social workers across the country for the Association of Social Work Boards clinical level examination required by most states in order to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Licensure candidates who are preparing for the *Bachelors and Masters level exams will also benefit.  

*Some clinical content reviewed in this course may not be necessary for the bachelor’s level or Masters Level Exam but will be helpful if practicing in a “clinical setting” and for the Clinical level exam.

The seminar will provide attendees with test-taking strategies for answering examination questions and overview anxiety management strategies that can help facilitate success. A framework for critical analysis of examination questions will be presented and the instructor will review material in each of the content areas on the examination to assist attendees with recall of information and focusing subsequent studying.


Content areas to be covered include: (1) theories of human development; (2) diversity; (3) assessment and diagnosis; (4) psychotherapy and clinical practice; (5) communication; (6) the therapeutic relationship; (7) professional ethics; (8) clinical supervision, consultation, and staff development; (9) research methods; (10) service delivery; and (11) clinical practice and management. Practice questions will be used to familiarize attendees with items in each content area.

Supervision: Independent Supervision Best Practices & Vicarious Liability AND Overcoming the Games Played in Supervision

November 15-16, 2019

Northern Virginia

This course fulfills the training requirement mandated by the Virginia Board of Social Work to provide clinical supervision for LCSW candidates. The Virginia Board of Counseling recently updated their regulations for LPC and LMFT licensure, however, now stating: 

 

For LPC and LMFT licensure, your supervisor must hold an active, unrestricted license as a LPC or LMFT only, in the jurisdiction where the supervision is being provided. At least 100 of the supervision hours must be supervised by a LPC. **Previously approved supervisors who are substance abuse treatment practitioners, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, or psychiatrists can provide supervision until August 24, 2017. 

 

Participants may register for ONE Day of the training to supplement another course if they wish. *Participants who have previously taken a 14-hour course from NASW-VA (within the last calendar year) and wish to take an additional one-day course may qualify for a discounted one-day registration rate. Please call the Chapter Office at 804-204-1339 for more information.

 

During this highly interactive seminar, attendees will engage with other professionals to strengthen their foundation of today’s best practice knowledge and enhance their skills to function effectively in the critical role of clinical supervisor. Day 1 explores the best practices in independent supervision, while Day 2 focuses on the games played in supervision.

Attendees will earn up to 14.0 Category I Contact Hours, including up to 9.0 Category I Contact Hours of Ethics (total if attending both days.)

Supervision: Foundations of Supervision

December 6-7, 2019

Richmond, VA 

This course fulfills the training requirement mandated by the Virginia Board of Social Work to provide clinical supervision for LCSW candidates. The Virginia Board of Counseling recently updated their regulations for LPC and LMFT licensure, however, now stating: 

 

For LPC and LMFT licensure, your supervisor must hold an active, unrestricted license as a LPC or LMFT only, in the jurisdiction where the supervision is being provided. At least 100 of the supervision hours must be supervised by a LPC. **Previously approved supervisors who are substance abuse treatment practitioners, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, or psychiatrists can provide supervision until August 24, 2017. 


This comprehensive 14-hour seminar addresses the most critical issues for the clinical supervisor in social work. Through presentation, large group and small group discussions, the following aspects of supervision will be explored in this training:

  1. The purpose, role, and function of supervision;

  2. Theories and models of supervision;

  3. Oversight and guidance of supervisees, who diagnose, create treatment plans, and treat clients;

  4. Individual and group supervision facilitation;

  5. Parallel process and the importance of modeling strengths-based principles in supervision;

  6. Ethical issues that arise in supervision


Attendees will earn 14.0 Category I Contact Hours, including 2.0 Category I Contact Hours of Ethics.

contact us

National Association of Social Workers - Virginia Chapter

4860 Cox Road, Suite 200 Glen Allen, VA 23060 

804.204.1339