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Role of Supervision in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

-Discuss the role and functions of supervision in clinical mental health counseling?
-Describe the different models (individual, triadic, and group), methods (audio and video records, live supervision, bug-in-the-ear/eye), and theories used in clinical mental health counseling supervision?
-Discuss the kinds of supervision that you look forward to as an intern and new clinical mental health counselor. What models, methods, and theories do you feel would work best for you?

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The primary role of supervisors in clinical mental health counseling is to ensure that counselors are able to adhere to the Hippocratic Oath of no harm to their patients. Counselors have the capability to develop a person's problems into their triumph or they can abuse their abilities and use their patient/client relationship in unethical ways. Therefore, the primary role of supervisors is to ensure that counselors adhere to ethical principles.

Different models of supervision in the clinical setting are centered on individual, group, and triadic methods that attempt to elicit different responses from supervisee's. The individual models are focused on personal characteristics of the supervisee and approach the supervision in a personal style that enables the focus to be placed upon how the supervisee addresses issues associated with counseling. Group models are predicated upon the a view ...

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The role of supervision in clinical mental health counseling is examined.

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