Quick Guides on Clinical Supervision of Substance Abuse Counselors
SAMHSA recently released two quick guides based on Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 52, Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor.
Tips for Clinical Supervision in Substance Abuse Treatment
This quick guide covers functions of a clinical supervisor, developmental levels of counselors and clinical supervisors, cultural competence, ethical and legal issues, and monitoring clinical performance of counselors. The guide also covers practical issues, such as how to balance clinical and administrative duties. (SMA13-4770)
Helping Administrators Develop Best-Practices Programs
This quick guide provides guidance to program administrators on how to develop a model for clinical supervision and how to implement a clinical supervision program. It also presents key issues, including cultural competence, for administrators to consider. (SMA13-4771)