Models and Theories of Clinical Supervision*



Models of Supervision live webinar will introduce clinicians, psychologists, and social workers to the importance of different ways of supervision. In this class, those taking a supervisory role will be familiar with various ways supervision can be done. Here, the kinds of supervision models will be thoroughly discussed. Participants will also be given ideas on possible conflicts that could come with these models, and how to overcome them. The discussion in this webinar aims to help clinicians identify which models of supervision can provide success to their organization and better the services they provide to patients. Each section is geared to help new and continuing clinical supervisors know about the competencies needed to effectively supervise and guide people and patients.


  • Differentiate between the key features of each Supervision Model 
  • Identify which Model may best fit you and your supervise 
  • Differentiate between positive and negative characteristics of a supervisor 
  • Compare and contrast the various models of supervision.
  • Differentiate between supervision and therapy.
  • Discuss the expected competencies of a clinical  supervisor 
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, LMFT, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by ASWB, NAADAC & NBCC
State Board Approval
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
OCDP Board # 50-29024

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Beginner to intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 1009
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
    • Lecture.1
      Models and Theories of Clinical Supervision*
    • Lecture.1
      Models and Theories of Clinical Supervision*
  • QUIZ
    • Quiz.1
      Models and Theories of Clinical Supervision* 15 questions

Dr. Janelle Bettis is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator in the Mental Health Counseling Program at Bowie State University. She is also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor in the State of Maryland. Dr. Bettis obtained her Masters of Arts in Community Counseling and Doctorate of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University, Northern Virginia. Dr. Bettis has experience working with children, adolescents and adults with a myriad of diagnoses such as bipolar, depression, anxiety, ODD, ADHD. Dr. Bettis has worked in a variety of settings such as school, in home, clinic and within the community. Research interests include home-based counseling, social justice/advocacy, clinical supervision, public policy/legislation, counselors-in-training, community mental health, African American women’s issues, qualitative research methods. Dr. Bettis currently serves as Co-Chair of the Emerging Leaders Program and Webinar Committee for Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES), and Committee Member of the ACA Public Policy Committee.