Strategies for Integrating Trauma-Informed Supervision into Clinical Supervision

Sponsored by the ACES Supervision Interest Network

February 18, 2022 – 1 to 2 pm EST
1.0 NBCC Approved CE  (1.0 Supervision CE)

Presented by Ryan M. Cook, Ph.D., LPC, ACS

While counselors are called to attend to the harmful effects that trauma can have on clients; however, they may be unprepared to engage in trauma-focused counseling. Clinical supervisors may be able to better prepare their supervisees to engage in trauma-focused work by integrating principles of Trauma-Informed Supervision (TIS) into their existing supervision practices. The presenter of this webinar will discuss the need for TIS, review the theoretical principles of TIS, and share strategies for supervisors to integrate TIS in their supervision.

Dr. Ryan M. Cook

Dr. Ryan M. Cook

Presenter bio: Ryan M. Cook, PhD, LPC, ACS is an assistant professor of Counselor Education at The University of Alabama. He has previously worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings as a crisis counselor. He currently serves on the editorial boards for Journal of Counseling and Development, Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, and Counselor Education and Supervision. He is an active member of ACES, AARC, and ACA. He has authored, or co-authored, 27 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and he has presented extensively at international, national, and regional conferences.  His research interest includes clinical supervision and issues of counselor development.

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