Clinical Supervision in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling: Principles, Models, Methods / Edition 1

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"The perfect handbook for the clinical supervisor."

—Nancy Waite-O’Brien, director, Education and Training, Betty Ford Center

"An outstanding contribution to the professional well-being of the addiction field."

—Thomas McGovern, editor, Addiction Treatment Quarterly

"Forever useful."

—S. Beckett, education and training coordinator, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors

In this groundbreaking book, a leading trainer of substance abuse counselors outlines the knowledge base and competencies that substance abuse supervisors will need in the coming years. Synthesizing models from established schools of therapy, Powell has designed a "blended" model with easy-to-follow guidelines. Offers methods of supervisory contracting, observation, case presentation, modeling, feedback, intervention, and evaluation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787940744
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.29 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

David J. Powell, Ph.D., LADC, CCS, is president of the International Center for Health Concerns, Inc., a health consulting company. He assists worldwide in the education and training of behavioral health professionals. Formerly he was president of ETP Inc. and in that capacity oversaw clinical supervision training programs for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps worldwide.

Archie Brodsky is senior research associate at the Program in Psychiatry and the Law, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School.

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Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
1 A Historical Review of Supervision 3
2 A Working Definition of Supervision 8
3 Leadership Principles for Supervisors 16
4 Traits of an Effective Clinical Supervisor 33
5 Building a Model of Clinical Supervision 45
6 A Developmental Approach to Supervision 58
7 The Psychodynamic Model 85
8 The Skills Model 96
9 Family Therapy Models 106
10 A Blended Model of Clinical Supervision for the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Field 117
11 Establishing a Supervisory Contract 137
12 Basic Supervisory Techniques 147
13 Evaluation and Feedback 177
14 Innovative Techniques in Supervision 199
15 Ethical and Legal Concerns 216
16 Special Issues in Supervision 231
17 Directions for the Future 248
App. A: Competencies of Supervisors 255
App. B: Role Delineation Study for Clinical Supervisors 261
App. C: Assessing One's Preparation As A Clinical Supervisor 268
App. D: Determining Readiness to Be a Supervisor 271
App. E: Counselor Evaluation of the Supervisor 273
App. F: Counselor Evaluation of Supervision 276
App. G: Tasks of Supervision 280
App. H: Evaluation of the Supervisor in Training 282
App. I: A Design for a Clinical Supervision Training Course 284
App. J: Individual Development Plan 286
App. K: Suggested Outline for Case Presentations 293
App. L: Counselor Assessment Forms 297
References 305
Index 321
About the Authors 327
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