Supervising Counselor Development in Core Practice Dimensions



The webinar focuses on the responsibility of clinical supervisors for helping supervisees develop a professional identity as a mental health counselor and to master the core counseling skills needed to practice effectively.  The CACREP standards of the Mental Health Counseling Educational and
Supervision goals, objectives, and competencies are examined. Plus clinical supervision in the 12 core functions for substance abuse counselors are highlighted which can be beneficial for all mental health clinicians because the core functions can be applied universally.


  • Examine the CACREP core standards of Mental Health Counseling Educational and Supervision goals, objectives, and competencies.
  • Identify the eight CACREP domains and five work behavior domains derived from a job analysis of professional counselors.
  • Describe the twelve core functions of substance abuse counseling and the global criteria associated with each function.
  • Apply clinical supervision strategies to ensure that clinicians can appropriately understand and master the core functions in clinical practice.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by NAADAC, ASWB,  & NBCC

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Beginner to intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 1003
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self

    • Lecture1.1
      Supervising Counselor Development in Core Practice Dimensions Video Recording
  • Course Evaluation 1

    • Lecture2.1
      Supervising Counselor Development in Core Practice Dimensions
  • QUIZ 1

    • Quiz3.1
      Supervising Counselor Development in Core Practice Dimensions 15 questions
Rawson Carlin, B.A., M.A., M. Div., D. Min.; Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (North Carolina #LCMHC-5278); Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (North Carolina #LCAS-1086); Certified Clinical Supervisor (North Carolina #CCS-603); North Carolina Problem Gambling Provider; National Certified Counselor #NCC-209297; Master Addiction Counselor #MAC-507109; Distance Certified Counselor #1464; and a DOT registered Substance Abuse Professional; and Ordained Minister with over 30 years of counseling experience. He is the founder and president of E Care Counseling, PLLC in Mooresville, NC where he is in private practice providing addiction and mental health counseling, supervises substance abuse counselors, and presents NAADAC and NBCC approved education for counselors via webinars. Rawson completed a residential substance abuse treatment program over 40 years ago and has never had a slip or relapse. He directed Teen Challenge programs, faith-based therapeutic communities for clients with addiction disorders, for 11 years in three states, and has pastored churches. He has been active in substance abuse treatment for over 30 years including employed as an addiction therapist serving veterans for almost 8 years with the Department of Veterans Affairs, in-home crisis counselor, a counselor with Georgia Department of Corrections for 8 years, for 5 years as a counselor with a physician treating patients with opioid use disorders, and has also been providing distance counseling online for about 14 years. He is a public speaker making presentations at conferences, schools, and churches.