A Close Look at Conflictual Supervisory Relationships: The Trainee's Perspective

About the Course:

Based on a qualitative study conducted with 13 master’s and doctoral level students, this course explores some of the negative effects a conflict-ridden supervisory relationship can have on trainees: extreme stress, power struggles, role confusion, and self-doubt. This course also explores the coping strategies used by trainees in the face of their highly conflictual relationships with their supervisors. Finally, this article identifies some of the components of a positive supervisory relationship and offers suggestions for training effective supervisors.

Journal/Publisher:

Journal of Counseling Psychology

Publication Date:

Vol. 48, No. 4, 2001

Course Material Authors

Mary Lee Nelson
Myrna L. Friedlander

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for psychologists, counselors, and social workers who act as supervisors for trainees of all levels and who seek knowledge about the most effective components of a positive supervisory relationship. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the multiple negative effects a conflictual supervisory relationship can have on trainees.

  2. Define and be able to cite examples of role conflict and role ambiguity.

  3. Identify the range of responses trainees may have to conflicts with their supervisors.

  4. Discuss the various ways both to prevent and also to address conflict in the trainee-supervisor relationship.

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Our Provider Number: 5951

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NBCC Counselors completing this course will receive 1 credit.

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Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-credit.com, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba CE-credit.com has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Number 102056
1 credit hour
Online Article
Exam Fee: $6.97
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