From Clinician to Clinical Supervisor: Issues and Strategies for the New Supervisor

Frank Picone, LCSW– 3 CEU’s

December 10, 2020, 9:30 to 12:30

A live interactive training using the Zoom Pro platform

$89 per person


The training is designed for the new clinical supervisor or for those who wish to refresh their skills. Topics will include the attributes of an effective supervisor, 5 guidelines for quality supervision, overcoming the challenges faced by the new supervisor, dealing with underperformance, setting clear expectations, and much more.

Training Objectives:

  • Define the goals of effective supervision
  • Identify at least 
  • Identify 2 challenges for new supervisors and to ways to address those challenges
  • Identify at least 3 of the most common mistakes supervisors make
  • Understand the basics of dealing with underperformance
  • Identify 3 tips for an effective interview
  • Explain 3 ways to create a motivating work environment
  • Become familiar with an employee satisfaction tool


This event is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (GSSWSR) for a maximum of 3 credit hours. Bryn Mawr College GSSWSR, as a CSWE accredited School of Social Work, is a pre-approved provider of continuing education for Social Workers, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists in Pennsylvania and many other states.

About the Speaker:

Frank Picone, LCSW, a certified School Social Worker, is the founder and director of Positive Culture Change, a provider of clinical, communication, leadership and management training to professionals working with youth across the country. He is also an Instructor for the School of Social Work, at Rutgers College and wrote and published a training manual, Managing Crisis in Schools and Residential Settings. Frank has worked in a variety of settings and roles including in community mental health centers as a crisis screener and primary therapist, in a family service office as a family therapist, and in residential treatment settings serving severely emotionally disturbed youth as a clinical and administrative director. Frank served as manager of New Jersey’s Residential Treatment Centers for the NJ Children’s System of Care and was the Director of Residential Services for the Carrier Clinic in Belle Meade NJ.  For more information on Frank’s background and trainings visit his website at


9:30 Introductions and overview
9:45 Your best mentor & attributes of a good supervisor
10:00 The goals of effective supervision
10:15 10 guidelines for effective supervision
10:45 Challenges for new supervisors
10:45 5 Common mistakes supervisors make
11:15 Dealing with underperformance
11:45 Interviewing tips
12:00 Creating a motivated work environment , Setting clear expectations, A recommended employee satisfaction tool
12:30 End

Procedure: After registration, you will be sent a confirmation, and a receipt of payment. A few days before the training you will receive a packet containing instructions for logging on to the Zoom session, handouts, and the requirements for your certificate and CEU’s (if applicable)

Cancellations and Refunds: Canceling your registration must be done by email ( prior to five business days from the training date. If you have paid the fee, you will receive a refund or credit (your choice). If you fail to cancel prior to five business days and have paid, you or your agency will forfeit the fee. If you fail to cancel prior to five business days from the training date and have not paid, you or your agency will be billed for the full fee.

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Event Details

  • December 10, 2020 9:30 am   -   12:30 pm
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