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Inclusive Antiracist Clinical Supervision

  • Friday, April 14, 2023
  • Friday, April 21, 2023
  • 2 sessions
  • Friday, April 14, 2023, 9:00 AM 12:15 PM (PDT)
  • Friday, April 21, 2023, 9:00 AM 12:15 PM (PDT)
  • Online ZOOM Meeting
  • 162



Co-hosted with USC

Presenters:  Wendy Ashley, Psy.D., LCSW & Allen Eugene Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW   
pril 14 & 21, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
6 CEUs (must attend both sessions for CEUs)
Costs: Member/USC Alumni - $159 | Nonmember - $259 | CSCSW/USC Student - $40 | Group rate (3-9  $199) and  (10+ $159) - contact the Administrator to register for the group rate (info@clinicalsocialworksociety.org)

This training is aimed at raising critical consciousness, antiracist accountability and empowerment in the clinical supervisory relationship. Participants will learn the roles and functions of a supervisor, methods of developing transparent, genuine rapport with supervisees, how to develop a supervisory contract/agreement, engagement, assessment and intervention strategies, ethical and legal considerations, and documentation expectations. Special attention will be placed on power and privilege in supervision, initiating difficult dialogues, the clinical supervisor-clinician-client triad and cultivating cultural humility in clinical supervision spaces.

Learning Objectives:

After this workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe how role and responsibilities of a clinical supervisor and how the axis of identity informs their clinical lenses and influences the clinical supervision dyad
  2. Identify privilege and its impact on supervision
  3. Develop strategies to explore the intra/inter-cultural dynamics inherent in clinical supervision and engage in difficult discourse with supervisees and empower clinicians
  4. Describe their social location in the supervisory dyad
  5. Identify the triple process in the supervisory dyad
  6. Describe the function of supervision as it relates to legal, ethical, theoretical responsibilities.

About the Presenters:

Wendy Ashley, Psy.D., LCSW

Wendy Ashley, Psy.D., LCSW is a Professor and the Associate Chair of the California State University at Northridge’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from Ryokan College and her MSW from the University of Southern California. Dr. Ashley maintains certifications in Diversity and Inclusion Practices from Cornell University and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) from the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1998 and has over twenty-five years of micro, mezzo, and macro social work experience in the areas of community mental health, child welfare and addiction recovery. Dr. Ashley is the author of multiple publications, speaks at conferences nationwide and internationally, maintains a private practice and provides training for multiple community agencies. Her research interests emphasize the promotion of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in practice, pedagogy, and organizational culture. She is passionate about social justice advocacy, and infuses an intersectionality lens in her teaching, practice, training, and research.

Allen Eugene Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW

Allen Eugene Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW is an Associate Professor and Director of the Online and Offsite MSW program in the Social Work Department at Cal State University Northridge. Dr. Lipscomb is a clinical psychologist by highest degree obtained. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. Dr. Lipscomb received his doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) with a clinical emphasis in marriage, family, and child psychotherapy from Ryokan College and his Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California. Upon completing his doctorate, he earned a certification in mixed-methods community based research from the University of Michigan in the School of Social Work. In addition, Dr. Lipscomb studied diversity and inclusion practices within organizations through Cornell University, earning a certification from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell. Dr. Lipscomb specializes in providing anti-oppressive, antiracist and inclusive mental health services to individuals, children, youth, and families of color. His areas of research are centered on the psychiatric epidemiology among racialized and marginalized individuals who have experienced trauma (i.e. complex trauma, traumatic-grief, and race-based trauma). Specifically, Dr. Lipscomb has conducted numerous qualitative research studies on racialized Black identified men across the Black/African Diaspora exploring their grief, loss, and complex-trauma experiences.

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Workshop Logistics: After registering you will receive a link to the ZOOM meeting.

This WORKSHOP meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Note: With supervisor approval, registered ASWs may use CEs toward LCSW hours.

Cancellation Policy

  • 14 days or more before event date: Full refund
  • 13-7 days before event date: 75% refund
  • 6 days or less before event date: No refund

Note:  Registration will be canceled if payment is not made at least 7 days prior to the event.

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