Qualified Supervisor Renewal

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 Location CEUs
Patricia Temes, Ph.D., LCSW-QS Online via Zoom 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

Course Offerings

Dates & Times Course Fee Early Bird Rates  
Past Course

February 9, 2024
8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Non-FAU: $110
FAU: $100*

(Ends 1/25/24)

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*A limited number of seats have been reserved for FAU Social Work students, alumni, faculty, Field Instructors and Coordinators. Please email the Professional Development Coordinator at to request the FAU Rate discount code.


About the Presenter:

Dr. 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 FAU Sandler School of Social Work MSW alumni, and earned her Ph.D. from the FAU College of Education. For the past 6 years, she has collaborated with other Field Faculty to facilitate the Field Instructor Supervisory Training for the FAU Sandler School of Social Work.

As an LCSW, Dr. Temes has provided mental health services to children, adults, the elderly, and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her experience in health care includes serving individuals living with HIV through Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), as well as supporting mental health patients in inpatient psychiatric facilities. Dr. Temes’ passion for international social work has led to community engagement and development projects in both Brazil and Ireland, where she has participated in research, organized local events, and taught study abroad courses.