Casebook for Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach

Pages: 259
Item #: 4317154
ISBN: 978-1-4338-0342-0
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Copyright: 2008
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Supervision plays a central role in the clinical training of mental health professionals. In Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach (APA, 2004), Falender and Shafranske created a comprehensive resource for the supervision of mental health practitioners. In this companion casebook, the editors have enlisted an elite group of contributors to help make the leap from theory and research to the real-life, hands-on implementation of the elements of successful supervision.

With expert commentary and detailed excerpts from actual supervisory sessions, the authors describe supervision as process—the process of becoming competent, the process of psychotherapy, and the process of developing as a supervisor. The book examines the supervision relationship in detail and includes supervision tools to help supervisors implement best practices within a competency-based framework.

Whether used alone or in conjunction with the earlier volume, the Casebook for Clinical Supervision will be the standard resource for supervisory competence for years to come.

Table of Contents


—Stephen H. Behnke

  1. Best Practices of Supervision
    —Carol A. Falender and Edward P. Shafranske
  2. A Competency-Based Approach to Supervision
    —Nadine J. Kaslow and Kanika D. Bell
  3. Developmental Approaches to Supervision
    —Cal D. Stoltenberg
  4. Psychotherapy-Based Approaches to Supervision
    —Judith S. Beck, Joan E. Sarnat, and Veronica Barenstein
  5. Supervision Addressing Personal Factors and Countertransference
    —Edward P. Shafranske and Carol A. Falender
  6. Supervision, Culture, and Context
    —Luis A. Vargas, Natalie Porter, and Carol A. Falender
  7. A Relational Approach to Supervision: Addressing Ruptures in the Alliance
    —Jeremy D. Safran, J. Christopher Muran, Christopher Stevens, and Michael Rothman
  8. Addressing Ethical and Legal Issues in Clinical Supervision
    —Gerald P. Koocher, Edward P. Shafranske, and Carol A. Falender
  9. Multisystemic Approaches to Supervision: Tales of Woe (Cultural Nonconnect) in Supervision and Understanding the Fit
    —Phillippe B. Cunningham and Jeff Randall
  10. Supervisory Issues in Clinical Health Psychology
    —Cynthia Belar
  11. Evaluating and Enhancing Supervision: An Experiential Model
    —Derek Milne

Appendix A: Trainee's Competence Checklist (TraCC)

Appendix B: Helpful Aspects of Supervision Questionnaire (HASQ)


About the Editors

Editor Bios

Carol A. Falender, PhD, is adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California, and clinical professor in the Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Falender has served as President of the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice), communications officer for the Supervision and Training Section of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology), chair of the California Psychological Association (CPA) Division of Education and Training, and chair of continuing education for the CPA. She directed APA-accredited internships at community mental health centers for more than 20 years. She received the Outstanding Supervisor of the Year award from the CPA Division of Education and Training and the Silver Psi Award from the CPA for outstanding service. She provides training and workshops internationally on the subject of clinical supervision and contributes scholarship in this clinical specialty area. Dr. Falender's publications include Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach.

Edward P. Shafranske, PhD, ABPP, is professor of psychology and director of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California. He also lectures in the Department of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. A fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), Dr. Shafranske has served as president of APA Division 36 (Psychology of Religion) and chair of the California Psychological Association (CPA) Division of Education and Training. A former Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellow, he received Pepperdine's Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence in 2006 and the CPA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Profession in 2007. He has supervised clinicians at all levels of professional development. His publications include Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach, Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology, and Spiritually Oriented Psychotherapy. In addition to academic, research, and consultation activities, Dr. Shafranske maintains a private practice in clinical psychology in Irvine, California.