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A Competency-Based Approach to Clinical Supervision with Carol Falender, Ph.D.

October 1, 2012

This workshop is designed to provide the most current information on supervision practice including latest practices involving competencies (Benchmarks), development of supervisory relationship, attachment, strains, ruptures and repair, diversity, EBPs, legal and ethical aspects, burn-out prevention, self-care, and management of supervisees who do not meet performance competency standards.

Who should attend:
Mental health providers, social workers, administrators from public and private agencies, community members, service providers, and caregivers are invited to participate.

Featured Presenter:

Carol Falender, Ph.D.
Co-Author, Getting the Most Out of Clinical Supervision

Carol Falender, Ph.D. is co-author of Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach with Edward Shafranske, published by the American Psychological Association in 2004, and co-editor of Casebook for Supervision: A Competency-based Approach (APA, 2008). She has authored numerous articles on supervision and has conducted workshops across the United States, Canada, and internationally on the topic of clinical supervision. She directed APA approved internship programs at child and family guidance clinics for over twenty years. She was a delegate to the 2002 Competencies Conference and to Benchmarks. She has presented plenary sessions to Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards, Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers, and the College of Psychologists of Ontario and has trained the entire supervisory staff of the Ministry of Children and Family Development in British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Falender is a Fellow of American Psychological Association (APA) and was President of Division 37, Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice (APA). She is an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University, Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology, former Chair of California Psychological Association (CPA) Division II, Education and Training, Chair of the CPA Continuing Education Committee, and Chair-Elect of the Supervision and Training Section of Division 17 of APA.

Standard registration: $50 | CEs: $15

For More Information:
Please contact Megan Hayward at or 213.260.7633.

This training is a program of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Child Trauma Training Academy and presented by The Leadership Center at Children’s Institute.


The California Endowment | Redwood Room

1000 N. Alameda Street | Los Angeles, CA 90012


CEs are offered to PSY, MFT, LCSW, and BRN. Course meets the qualifications for 6.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Children’s Institute, Inc. provider #PCE 498. Children’s Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Children’s Institute, Inc. provider #CEP8409 is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Children’s Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Carol Falender, Ph.D.

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