Foundations of Clinical Supervision Certificate: Psychodynamic Supervision in a Multicultural Context

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The Foundations of Clinical Supervision Certificate is designed for new supervisors or individuals who are considering becoming a supervisor. This program offers an introduction to a conceptual framework for supervision, along with careful application of these ideas to real world situations and concrete tools for supervisory practice. The course draws on concepts from multiple theoretical perspectives: psychodynamic, attachment, trauma and adult learning theories, always synthesizing perspectives on cultural awareness and the impact of oppression.

Attendees will learn from a diverse team of advanced practitioners. The program meets every week on Thursdays and provides 25 hours of instruction. Each 2.5 hour live, interactive webinar will include a didactic presentation and large group discussion, as well as work in small groups to build a repertoire of supervisory skills and interventions. In addition, the course will provide beginning supervisors with a continuous learning community for consultation, collaboration and collegial support.

The Foundations of Clinical Supervision Certificate is designed to help clinicians:

  • Apply central concepts from psychodynamic, attachment, and learning theory as these influence the supervisory relationship 
  • Recognize the value of the perspective of cultural humility in supervision 
  • Identify some effective tools to support the supervisee’s learning and development 
  • Consider the importance of ethical and organizational dimensions of supervision


Program Dates

The program meets utilizing the Zoom platform every week on Thursdays from 1-3:45 p.m. ET. 

Spring 2023 Dates: March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, April 13, 20, 27, May 4 and 11. 

Classes will meet weekly.