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Clinical Supervision Training (October 2021 Series)


The Great Lakes ATTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.



October 12th & 14th, 2021

9:00 AM 12:00 PM Central

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Eastern




Supervisors are critical in ensuring clinical best practice, high organizational morale, optimal client outcomes, and the implementation of evidence-based practices with fidelity. This comprehensive training opportunity consists of 2 three-hour workshops designed to develop and hone the skills of clinical supervisors in behavioral health. Participants will learn concepts and skills that they can apply in any behavioral health agency.

This series will have two co-trainers: John Ellis, LISW-S, LICDC-CS, ICCS and Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC. John will be leading the October 12th session and Mark will be leading the October 14th session. Additional information about the trainers is available below. 



  1. Understand difference between clinical supervision and administrative supervision
  2. Be able to match a supervision modality most congruent with specific counselor development stages.
  3. Understand the licensure and certification rules governing supervision.
  4. Understand the importance of staff development and retention.
  5. Participants will become familiar with clinical evaluation instruments: Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Instrument (MITI), and the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS)




Registrants who fully attend this training series will receive a certificate of attendance by email.




John Ellis


John Ellis joined the University of Akron School of Social Work full time in the fall of 2015. Fall of 2015. Overall, he has almost 35-years’ experience in the field of addictions and mental health. His academic and curriculum focus is on healthcare policy/ administration, addictions/mental illness, integrated healthcare, evidence-based interventions, workforce development, clinical supervision, and technology transfer. 

John remains a consultant with the Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center in Madison Wisconsin, the Department of Psychiatry at the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and is the former secretary of the Ohio Clinical Roundtable.




Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, is the Illinois state project manager for the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC. Mark has more than 35 years of experience in the addictions treatment field and is also an international speaker, trainer, and consultant in the behavioral health field whose work has reached thousands throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Caribbean, and British Islands.


Starts: Oct. 12, 2021 9:00 am
Ends: Oct. 14, 2021 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline
October 12, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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