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The Art, Science, and Application of Supervision and Consultation

  • 22 Jul 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - 1015 15th Street, NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20005


  • Must use school email address to register

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The DCPA Center for Learning & Professional Development's 

Mind, Body, & Spirit Institute 


Drs. Stephen Stein, Noah Collins, & Robert Favero


The Art, Science, and Application of Supervision and Consultation

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Coffee & Check-in begins at 9:30 AM

3 CE credits for psychologists

3 NASW approved CE contact hours offered to social workers

Educational level: Intermediate/Advanced

This seminar will focus upon the components of the supervision and consultation process that promote professional development, skill acquisition and personal growth and competency across diverse clinical and professional settings. The importance of best practice and overall efficacy in treatment, ethical issues, cultural competency and the application of psychology to enhance the well being of clients, practitioners and the overall community will also be addressed. Attention will be directed toward the scope and setting where supervision and consultation are conducted and the theory, practice and models employed to maximize effectiveness.

The scope and settings include: (1) college counseling centers, (2) private practice, and (3) the DCPA Center for Learning and Professional Development and its mentor program.


1. Discuss the importance of diversity and cultural competency in supervision pertaining to minority groups.

2. Describe how supervision and consultation enhance clinical efficacy and promote ethical practice.

3. Describe how Mind/Body approaches can be used in supervision and consultation to:

  • ·       Expand empathic awareness and limbic resonance
  • ·       Promote emotional regulation, reduce stress and increase bi-hemispheric neural integration (Integration of cognition and emotion)
  • ·       Deepen and expand clinical focus
  • ·       Provide a healing, new narrative

4. Discuss how supervision may best explore and utilize the role of the Transference/Counter-transference matrix, inter-subjectivity and the mirror neurons system in the clinical encounter.

5. Participants will learn an approach to working in a compassionate manner with supervisees around increasing their awareness and facility with issues involving the privileged and oppressed facets of their identity.

Presenter Bio's

Stephen Stein, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Washington D.C . and Maryland and holds a certificate of professional qualification in psychology granted by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. Dr. Stein has been in practice for 30 years and provides individual, group, and couples therapy, supervision, consultation and training to psychologists and other mental health professionals. He is the current President of DCPA. From 2006 to the present, Dr. Stein has conducted study groups, training programs, and workshops for the following institutions:  The University of Maryland, the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, The Washington Society of Psychoanalytic Psychology (Division 39 of the APA), the Counseling Center at Catholic University of America, and his private practice.  These programs were designed for the clinical application of an integration of neuroscience and contemporary psycho-therapeutic approaches combining theory, scientific findings and the effective application of Mind/Body techniques to enhance clinical practice and personal experience. 

Douglas R. Favero Ph.D. is a full time private practice psychotherapist located at 3000 Connecticut Ave. NW #330, Washington, D.C. He is the Chair of the DCPA Ethics committee as well as the Co-Chair of the DCPA Social Justice Committee. He sees adult clients in individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, and he sees other working therapists in supervision. He is eclectic in approach and utilizes client-centered, Jungian, schema oriented and mind/body oriented modalities. He has an interest in music and music composition as an adjunct to guided imagery and deep relaxation.

Noah M. Collins received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2007.  Since then he has worked as a Staff Psychologist and now Training Director at the University of Maryland Counseling Center.  His scholarship and training interests include multicultural awareness, the psychology of privilege, and racial identity development.

"The District of Columbia Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The District of Columbia Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content."

 There is no corporate support/payment for this workshop.

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