Ethics, Supervision and other CEC/CEU Offerings at SWC
Ethics and Supervision CEC classes are typically offered in the summer quarter. Upcoming this summer:
NOTE: The following classes satisfy the state licensing board requirement for Ethics or Supervision CECs for counselors, art therapists and social workers.
NEI16-ETHICS Ethics: Multicultural Issues in Northern New Mexico Friday, July 1, 9am–4:30pm $60/3 CECs Northern New Mexico has been the confluence of cultural exchange since time immemorial. This workshop will give participants an opportunity to explore how multiple waves of colonization have impacted issues that affect clients today. Experiential exercises will provide participants with insights into historical trauma, applied attachment theory and cross-cultural counseling competencies.
Brian Serna, M.A., LPCC, LADAC, is the owner of Serna Solutions LLC, providing training, consulting and psychotherapy services. Brian has trained over 2,500 professionals from numerous disciplines in six different countries and counting. He is internationally recognized as an expert in the treatment of addictions and cultural competency. Brian has worked for the last eight years for Native American tribal governments. Adam Baca, M.A., LPCC, is the clinical director for All Nations Behavioral Health and a therapist with the Life Link in Española. He has been active in promoting substance abuse and mental health treatment that exhibits a balance of best-practice models with a culturally appropriate and holistic approach.
NEI16-SPVSN Best Practices in Clinical Supervision: The Times, They Are-a-Changin’ $60/3 CECs Friday, August 12, 2–5pm
Increasingly, Clinical Supervision is being recognized as a separate specialty area in the helping professions, requiring specific skills and activities beyond being simply a seasoned clinician or an academic instructor. In this era of ACA/Obamacare, increased expectations and accountability make the practice of Clinical Supervision a more demanding clinical activity, with opportunities for professional growth and heightened anxiety. This presentation will be a straightforward review of what are considered “Best Practices” in Counseling and related professions.
James Nolan, Ph.D., is the President of Southwestern College. He is a licensed counseling psychologist, and recently earned his Approved Clinical Supervisor certificate from the Center for Credentialing and Education. He has supervised scores of clinicians over the past 25 years. Dr. Nolan’s doctoral dissertation was a socio-linguistic analysis of the clinical supervisory process. Laura Lansrud-López, M.A., ATR-BC, LPCC, LPAT, is the Chair of the Counseling Program and Clinical Director of Tierra Nueva Counseling Center. Laura has been a clinical supervisor for over five years and specializes in integrating evidence-based practices with transpersonal and expressive arts modalities.
TGR 5600 ETHICS, SELF-COMPASSION AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES $350/20 CECs (Note: 6 of the 20 CECs may be applied toward the Ethics CECs required by the NM Counseling Board.) Friday, July 29, 5:30–9pm Saturday & Sunday, July 30 & 31, 9:30am–5:30pm
Topics include ethical principles, legal tools for planning, compassion fatigue and the necessity of self-care to prevent burnout. Other professional issues are explored. Participants are encouraged to identify ethical issues affecting their professional practice. (20 contact hours toward the TGR Certificate.)
Janet Schreiber, Ph.D., is the founder and director of Southwestern College’s Trauma, Grief and Renewal Certificate Program. She has taught and trained counselors and other health professionals for over 35 years.
Some examples of classes we have offered in the past:
An Introduction to Art-Based Supervision
Socio-Moral Reasoning: The Ethics of Social Media
Supervision for the Spiritually-Oriented Practice
Ethics in the Spiritually-Oriented Setting
Ethcal, Legal and Professional Issues in Death and Dying
Ethics in Social Media: Being Intentional, Informed, Awake
The Supervisory System: Parallel Process, Vicarious Trauma and Introjections