Clinical Supervision: Practice & Process - Robert Taibbi





10 & 11 March 2022 Live & On Demand


UK: 14:00 – 17:00 on both days
North America: 9:00 – 12:00 EST / 6:00 – 9:00 PST on both days

CPD & CE credits available: 6


TRAINING information

This online training is streaming live on the 10th & 11th March 2022.

The digital recording will be released to all participants on the 12th March. The recording and associated resources will then be accessible through your Essential Therapy Training account for 365 days.

Course Description

This training designed to teach you how to think like a supervisor, how to use your clinical skills to challenge and support staff while ensuring quality control. Through videos, lecture, and case examples, you will learn how to avoid the most common mistakes, deal with the anxious student and the empowered seasoned clinician, learn the components of clinical supervision leadership styles and effective time management, the use of parallel process, and efficient use of groups.

At the core we’ll walk through a 4-stage developmental model of clinical development so you can anticipate and address the challenges and dangers ahead as staff hone their skills. Whether you are a new supervisor in a helping profession, supervising other supervisors, or wanting to gain a fresh perspective, this program will leave you feeling creative and energized.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the characteristics of the 4 stages of clinical development
  • Define the 4 common supervisory mistakes
  • Identify the difference between learning problems and problems about learning
  • Discuss how supervision of supervision differs from clinical supervision
  • Describe the use of parallel process in clinical supervision
  • Discuss the application of Covey’s important/not important/urgent/not urgent criteria
  • Describe the relationship triangle and how it applies to clinical supervision


  • Overview and Introduction
  • Models of Supervision
  • Anxiety Coping: Approach, Avoid, Bind
  • Learning Problems vs. Problems About Learning, NLP Learning Styles
  • Leadership Styles & Covey Time Management
  • Parallel Process, Relationship Triangle
  • The Big 6
  • 4 Stages of Development:  Characteristics, Tasks, Dangers
  • 4 Common Supervisory Mistakes
  • Clinician Assessment Plan
  • Group Supervision, Peer Supervision
  • Supervisory Tools & Techniques
  • New Supervisors, Interns
  • Hire / Fire Guidelines, Disciplinary Action

About the Speaker

Robert Taibbi is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 46-years of experience primarily in community mental health working with children, couples and families as a clinician, supervisor and clinical director.

He is the author of 12 books including Clinical Social Work Supervision: Practice & Process and Clinical Supervision: A Four-Stage Process, as well as The Art of the First Session; Doing Couples Therapy; Doing Family Therapy: Craft and Creativity in Clinical Practice; Therapy Boot Camp: Action-Oriented Brief Approaches to Anxiety, Anger, & Depression; Brief Therapy with Couples & Families in Crisis, and Process-Focused Therapy. He has published over 300 magazine and journal articles, and has contributed chapters to several books, including the Encyclopedia of Couple & Family Therapy and Favorite Counseling Techniques: 55 Masters Share Their Secrets, which cited him among the top 100 therapists in the country.

In addition, Robert currently writes an online column entitled Fixing Families for Psychology Today which has over 13 million hits, has served as an advice columnist for several magazines, and has received three national writing awards for Best Consumer Health Writing.

Robert provides trainings both nationally and internationally in couple therapy, family therapy, brief therapy, and clinical supervision. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and the University of South Carolina, US, and has served as adjunct professor at several universities. He is currently in private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia, US.


CPD & CE credits available: 6

How do I receive these credits?

The participant must pass the multiple-choice test with a minimum score of 80%. There is a maximum of three attempts to achieve this.

The post-test is included in the price of the training.

Does my regulatory body accept the credits?

The CPD & CE credits awarded can be used towards your declaration to any governing regulatory body in your state or country, provided the content is relevant to your discipline.

Our trainings are accredited by:

– The CPD Group, London
– Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
– Australian Counselling Association

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Clinical Supervision: Practice & Process - Robert Taibbi

10 & 11 March 2022 Live & On Demand

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