Effective supervision of care providers is a crucial component of providing quality care for children and families. An intentional and grounded approach to the process of supervision contributes to a higher-quality experience for the supervisor, the direct care worker, and the child, youth, or family. Many supervisors are promoted to supervisory roles because of their success in a direct care role, yet often without supervisory training and support. Others have a breadth of supervisory experiences and have the potential to advance their impact as a supervisor even more with added depth and focus on their role.
This course includes facilitated training and discussion on a variety of topics including: Congruency in supervision and practice, trauma-informed supervision, supervising different developmental stages and adult thinking stages, and power dynamics in the supervisory relationship.
This course is for individuals and teams who want to:
Course participants receive a certificate for 10 hours of professional development. This certificate is applicable toward training requirements for the Child and Youth Care Certification Board in the competency domain of professional practice.
This course can be completed on your own. Each module includes self-paced video lessons with guided readings and reflective activities.
Check out coming events for this and other courses open to participants around the globe.
This course may be facilitated live for teams in your organization. This is typically structured through 75 to 90-minute weekly videoconference over 7 weeks. It can also be facilitated in a two-day on-site retreat format.