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Clinical Supervision




AzCA Clinical Supervision Training
Saturday & Sunday, December 7-8, 2019
Terros Health, Phoenix

The Training

The two-day training will provide the participant with 12 hours of education in supervision methods, models and techniques, roles and responsibilities of a clinical supervisor, techniques specific to supervising counselors in the tasks of diagnosis, treatment planning and providing treatment and evaluation of supervisees in their work of assessment, treatment planning and providing treatment. This training will also cover the ethical guidelines and legal requirements for supervisors, using the 2014 Code of Ethics from the American Counseling Association and the most recent Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners statutes and rules. 

The one-day training (on the second day) will provide the participant with 6 hours of education reviewing supervision methods, models and techniques, roles and responsibilities of the supervisor and provide opportunity to practice in providing feedback and evaluation to supervisees in their work. 


  • Participants will learn clinical supervision methods, models and techniques.

  • Participants will learn roles and responsibilities of the clinical supervisor.

  • Participants will practice providing feedback to supervisees using case scenarios.

  • Participants will learn skills to oversee and evaluate supervisees in their work assessing, diagnosing, creating treatment plans and providing treatment.

  • Participants will learn ethical guidelines and legal requirements for supervisors. 



Saturday, December 7

8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Registration Open 

9:00 am – 10:30 am

  • Introductions

  • Defining Supervision

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Clinical Supervisors

  • Skills in Providing Supervision of Diagnosis, Creating Treatment Plans and Providing Treatment

10:30 am – 10:45 am
Networking Break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

  • Models of Supervision

  • Supervision Methods and Techniques

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch On Your Own

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

  • Models of Supervision

  • Supervision Methods and Techniques (continued)

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Networking Break

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm

  • Observing and Assessing Supervisee Skills

  • Providing Feedback 

Sunday, December 8

9:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Reviewing Supervision Roles, Responsibilities, Models, Methods and Techniques

  • Assessing Your Own Supervision Style

  • Recent Research in Clinical Supervision 

10:30 am – 10:45 am
Networking Break  

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

  • Evaluation of Supervisee Skills and Professional Development

  • Providing Feedback

  • Documentation and Record-keeping


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch On Your Own      


1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

  • Ethical Issues in Supervision

  • AZBBHE Rule Changes and Implications for Supervision 

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Networking Break

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm

  • Issues Specific to Your Setting and Your Supervisees

  • Self-care and Support for Supervisors

  • Questions and Answers 


Lee A Underwood, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in several states and certified sex offender treatment provider and is affiliated with SequelCare of Arizona. He is recognized for his training programs, books, and articles on treating culturally diverse adolescents and adults who have sexually abused others, treating victims of sexual abuse and treating the needs of clients with severe mental illness. He has 30 years of experience treating adolescents and adults and has published over 70 professional articles in refereed journals, 20 scholarly activities including monographs, technical reports and training manuals and has authored two books on adolescents. His written work has focused on the needs of mentally ill clients, juvenile sex offending, substance use, trauma needs of females, forensic and cultural needs of persons involved in the criminal justice and mental health systems, as means of distributing the findings of his research. He has served as an executive clinical officer for several large residential treatment, juvenile justice and criminal justice programs for adolescents and adults. Dr. Underwood has been recognized by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) as one of the leading program innovators for juvenile justice and community treatment programs. Dr. Underwood has held a number of policy oriented research, academic, clinical and consulting positions over his career with federal, state and private agencies for research, program design, development, implementation and evaluation of services.

Dr. Steven Farmer is the Program Coordinator of the MA Counseling program at Northern Arizona University – North Valley Campus in Phoenix. He completed his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas and Arizona. Dr. Farmer has been active in the Arizona Counselors’ Association and the Arizona Association of Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. Farmer has been a Counselor Educator for 8 years, teaching for five years at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. He has presented at professional conferences for more than 10 years at the international, national, regional, state and local levels. Dr. Farmer volunteers as a counselor in the Counseling Ministry at The Franciscan Renewal Center in Paradise Valley. He also provides clinical supervision training to meet the AZBBHE educational requirements for LPC’s and other professionals. 

Course Location 

Terros Health

3864 N. 27th Ave

Phoenix Az 85017

Cancellation, Substitution & Refund Policy

Registration cancellations prior to November 25 will incur no penalty. Cancellations after November 25 are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee. Cancellation notices must be sent in writing to AzCA. No refunds will be made on cancellations made after December 1 because committed funds and forfeited fees cannot be applied to future meetings due to IRS reporting requirements. 


Continuing Education Approval 

The Arizona Counselors Association is an NBCC-Approved CE Provider. Participants can earn 12 CEs for the two-day training or 6 CEs for the one-day training. 


Registration Fees 

Early Registration – On or Before November 25

AzCA Member
Both Days = $150
Second Day Only = $85

Both Days = $190
Second Day Only = $100


Standard Registration – After November 25

AzCA Member
Both Days = $175
Second Day Only = $110

Both Days = $215
Second Day Only = $125


To Register

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The views and opinions expressed by presenters are their own and do not necessarily represent those of AzCA. AzCA disclaims any responsibility for the use and application of information presented at this training.