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NASWMN Chapter
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Essentials of Supervision (Winter 2021 Supervision Certification Series)

Part of our Winter 2021 Supervision Certification Series! 15 CEUs

Essentials of Supervision
Part of the Winter 2021 Supervision Certification Series

3 Fridays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CST via Zoom
- Friday, January 22, 2021
- Friday, January 29, 2021
- Friday, February 5, 2021

15 CEUs*



Start, grow, or strengthen your supervision practice!
We are excited to bring you a series that will give you the skills and knowledge for being a supervisor in an ever-changing world. Whether you’re new to supervision or close to retirement, join us for an interactive, hands-on learning experience.

Get certified with NASW-MN!
The Supervision Certification Series is made up of two trainings (15 CEUs each): “Essentials of Supervision” and “Advanced Supervision”. Complete the full series to get the 30 hours of supervision training needed to provide social work licensure supervision in Minnesota – AND become a NASW-MN Certified Supervisor!** Register for "Advanced Supervision" separately.

Yes, this is for ALL social work supervisors! If you’re:

  • Supervising in an organization or providing outside licensure supervision
  • Supervising interns, new or seasoned staff, front-line service providers, or leaders
  • In a clinical or macro setting, or somewhere in between
  • About to start supervising for the first time, moving into a leadership role, or want to add to your supervision toolkit

…you’re sure to learn new skills that will enhance your practice now and into the future!

Built by social workers, for social workers!
Building on the success of our first certification series, this year we feature tons of fresh content and fresh perspectives, created and facilitated by skilled social workers with decades of supervision experience. Complete one training for 15 CEUs; or the full series for 30 CEUs plus NASW-MN Supervision Certification!


What we will cover in "Essentials of Supervision"
Understand your values and strengths as a supervisor and leader. 

  • Understanding ourselves as supervisors and leaders
    • Personal style and brand
    • Management vs. coaching vs. leadership
    • Theories, models, roles, and types of supervision
    • Tracking tools, statutes, and logistics of supervision
  • Boundaries, self-care, and ethics
    • Dual relationships, personal boundaries, and social media
    • Rural vs. urban distinctions
    • Unpacking ethical dilemmas
    • Ethics of self-care for both supervisor and supervisee
  • Skill Building
    • Supervising toward racial and social justice
    • Feedback, accountability, and confrontation
    • Tools and techniques for engaging supervisees




Access and materials will be e-mailed a few days before the training begins.


Cancellations and Refunds: Please notify NASW-MN via phone or e-mail if you are no longer able to participate in this training. Cancellations made by January 8, 2021 (11:59 p.m. CST) will receive a full refund. Cancellations made between January 9 and January 15, 2021 (11:59 p.m. CST) will receive a 50 % refund. No refunds will be issued after January 15, 2021. Contact NASW-MN with any questions at admin.naswmn@socialworkers.org or 651-293-1935.

*NASW-MN is providing 15 CEUs for attending all 3 live days of this training. This training will be recorded. If you need to miss any of the training, you can view the recordings and complete the work you missed on your own for independent learning CEUs. For information on how to track independent learning CEUs, visit the MN Board of Social Work's website.

**You may only miss 2 of 6 training dates to qualify for certification; if you miss 3 or more, you will not qualify for certification. All training dates will be recorded. If you need to miss any of the training and want to qualify for the certification, you must view the recordings and complete the work you missed, then submit a summary of your learning to the course instructor no later than 2 weeks after the last day of the course. Any work submitted after this time will not count towards the supervisor certification. Social workers need 30 hours of training in supervision content to begin providing licensure supervision in Minnesota; certification is not required. Visit the MN Board of Social Work's website for more details.


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