Clinical Supervision Skills Demonstration Videos and Incorporating Cultural Material into the Professional Development Process (webinar)
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Presenters: Paul Hunziker, MA and Lynsey Parrish-Dearth (Northern Cheyenne, Crow, Turtle Mountain Chippewa), MSW, LICSW
Culture is a part of every interaction a clinical supervisor has with their supervisees, clients and other staff at their agencies. The leadership role that a clinical supervisor plays demands that they feel confident in their skills navigating cultural discussions. This includes working with staff to develop their skills in cultural humility and awareness. Clinical supervisors in training regularly report that having more representative video examples of supervisor skills would be useful. In response to this feedback the Northwest ATTC has created a video series which demonstrates examples of a supervisor working with a supervisee on culturally related issues in their professional development. For this webinar two of the creators of these video demonstrations, Paul Hunziker and Lynsey Parrish-Dearth, will discuss how they incorporated cultural skills-building into the demonstration. Paul and Lynsey also co-teach a tribe focused clinical supervision skills training. During the webinar they will also discuss implications for training supervisors working in tribe-based settings.
About the Speakers:
Paul Hunziker, MA, is currently in private practice in Tacoma, WA. as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Substance Use Disorder Professional. Since 2014 he has been an American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Approved Supervisor. He provides supervision and consultation services focused on clinical skills development for several agencies in Washington as well as Alaska. Paul has been teaching Clinical Supervision Skills classes for the NWATTC since 2015. He has also studied Motivational Interviewing since 2007 and was inducted into the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in 2014. Paul has an extensive background in experiential education and looks to create trainings which engage participants through multiple learning styles. Paul has also been providing Zoom based trainings for several years and has developed ways to make online teleconferencing trainings highly interactive and engaging.
Lynsey Parrish-Dearth (Northern Cheyenne, Crow, Turtle Mountain Chippewa), MSW, LICSW, MH Clinical Supervisor and Therapist. I received my Masters of Social Work from the University of Washington Seattle in June of 2011.I was raised on the Northern Cheyenne reservation in Montana learning and living with traditional and non-traditional customs. I specialize in experiential, cognitive behavioral, DBT Skills, and cultural therapeutic modalities. I have been a supervisor since March of 2017. The foundation of my work is with youth and adults is through the strength-based teachings of the Medicine Wheel. I have been involved in mentoring, volunteering, and providing access in native communities among other support systems since 2002, and continue to work to provide this access to care now in the capacity of a therapist.