This workshop is for supervisors who have already received an “Introduction” level training on trauma-informed care. To deliver trauma-informed care, supervisors must model trauma-informed interactions in their work with supervisees, and support the development of specific competencies that supervisees need to deliver treatment services in a trauma informed manner. After a brief review of trauma-informed care in general, this workshop will present the principles that should guide supervisors’ interactions with their supervisees as well as the competencies that staff members must develop in order to deliver trauma-informed care. Specific tools will be provided to support the implementation of trauma-informed supervision, and participants will have the opportunity to practice using them.
- The principles and practices of trauma-informed care.
- The relationship between supervision and the delivery of trauma-informed care
- The importance of the supervisory relationship
- The 7 qualities that characterize the behavior of a trauma-informed supervisor
- The 7 competencies of trauma-informed workers
- How to elicit trauma-informed competencies in supervisees
Learner Outcomes/Behavioral Objectives:
- Licensed Mental Health Counselors and other participants will be able to name 4 Principles of Trauma-Informed Care
- Licensed mental health counselors and other participants will be able to explain the importance of the supervisory relationship in implementing trauma-informed care.
- Participants will be able to list seven qualities that characterize the behavior of a trauma-informed supervisor
- Participants will be able to use the “Supervisor Self-Check” to increase their ability to provide supervision in a trauma-informed manner
- Participants will be able to use the “Supervisee Learning Review” to elicit trauma-informed competencies in supervisees.