This webinar is designed to help participants distinguish important characteristics of each developmental stage for counselors and supervisors. The session will help each participant identify the stage they are in and the appropriate approaches suited for their level to appropriately address their needs and concerns. The Counselor Developmental Model will be discussed. plus the Developmental Model for Supervisors will be addressed.
This webinar aims to help each clinician and supervisor develop their skills to serve clients better. Various issues surrounding the competence and improvement of supervisors and clinicians will be highlighted. Participants will find the encouragement they need to push further, be better, and be more competent in their field. Participating in this webinar will help clinicians and supervisors understand the concepts of race, culture, gender, religion, and sexual orientation related to supervision and client care.
- Differentiate between the key features of each Developmental stage for counselors and supervisors
- Distinguish important characteristics of each developmental stage for counselors and supervisors.
- Identify the stages that both supervisees and supervisory experience and the appropriate approaches suited for their level to fully address their needs and concerns in the supervision process.
- Recognize expected competencies in the development of counselors and clinical supervisors.
Jenny M. Kirwin, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS completed her BA in Psychology and Human Services; Masters of Social Work Degree with a concentration in Alcohol and Drugs from the University of Buffalo, NY. She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist; and Certified Clinical Supervisor in NC. Jenny has been working as a consultant and clinical supervisor with almost 20 years in the field of mental health and substance abuse specializing in Co-Occurring Disorders. She began her career in North Carolina with the local Area Authority in Mental Health. Transitioning to the Women’s Program as a lead worker. Substance abuse quickly became her focus while obtaining LCAS and CCS with NCSAPPB. From Private Practice to DWI Programs, her background brings diverse experience to her clinical supervision services. Jenny has been married for 19 years and has 4 children, 2 dogs, 8 chickens, and a goldfish. She enjoys being outdoors with her family as well as homesteading and staying physically active.