This 2-day, 12-hour workshop is designed to introduce participants to knowledge and skills essential to the effective facilitation of counseling and education groups in behavioral health, corrections and primary care settings. Participants will learn a framework for facilitating groups, practice key skills, and have opportunities to work on difficult group leadership situations.
By the end of the workshop, participants will have:
- An improved understanding of the group facilitator's role,
- Gained new leadership insights and facilitation skills, and
- Clear ideas for how to improve their group work.
This is a private event for Valley Cities staff only.
Registration is not open to the public.
Clinical Supervision I is a prerequisite. This course builds upon the foundation of structure and methods utilized in the model described in SAMHSAâ€™s TIP 52. Complex topics addressed include (a) conducting a corrective interview; (b) practicing a model of ethical decision-making with real life scenarios; (c) facilitating a Motivational Interviewing model of Case Consultation; and (d) gaining a deeper understanding of cultural influences on the supervisory relationship using Haysâ€™ ADDRESSING Framework. Other content sources include SAMHSAâ€™s TAP 21A: Competencies for Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Supervisors and The Change Book: A Blueprint for Technology Transfer published by the ATTC. Behavioral health professionals will find this training applicable in many clinical settings.