Qualified Supervisor Renewal Training

This 4-hour course satisfies the supervisory training continuing education requirements for qualified supervisors in the state of Florida that is due every third biennium. The virtual training is interactive and dynamic and encourages participants to take an active role in their learning.

Presenter: Patricia Temes, Ph.D., LCSW-QS
Date/Time: Friday, February 10, 2023, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Cost: $130; $110 Early Bird until January 26, 2023
A limited number of seats have been reserved for FAU Social Work alumni and FAU Social Work Field Instructors and Coordinators with a special $100 rate until January 26. Please email the Professional Development Coordinator to request the discount code.

CEUs: 4

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review changes to Florida laws and rules relating to Interns and Supervisors
  2. Discuss various electronic delivery systems for supervision and methods for ensuring confidentiality
  3. Discuss ethical, legal and regulatory issues of supervision, including documentation of the supervisory sessions
  4. Review research of effective supervision models
  5. Review challenges in supervision
  6. Address how cultural issues can affect the supervisory relationship
  7. Discuss accountability of both the supervisor and the intern in the supervisory relationship
  8. Discuss the business aspects of supervision
  9. Discuss the ethical, legal, and regulatory issues of teletherapy

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About the Presenter:

Patricia Temes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Qualified Supervisor in the State of Florida, with ample experience supervising both new and seasoned professionals from very diverse social work backgrounds. She is a proud double alumna of Florida Atlantic having earned her MSW from the Sandler School of Social Work and her Ph.D. from the College of Education. For the past 6 years, Dr. Temes has collaborated with other Field Faculty to facilitate the Field Instructor Supervisory Training for the Sandler School of Social Work.

Prior to her current role as a Field Faculty, Dr. Temes provided mental health and services to children, adults and families in inpatient and outpatient settings. Her experience in healthcare includes treating clients with HIV/AIDS diagnoses in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and mental health patients in inpatient psychiatric facilities. Dr. Temes' interest in international social work has resulted in engagement and development of community events and research in Brazil and teaching the study abroad class in Ireland.