• Clinical Supervision with

    Dr. Davis Goodwine

    Quality Clinical Supervision in Psychology Using a Competency Framework (APA, 2014)

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    What is Clinical Supervision?

    APA GUIDELINES for Clinical Supervision (2014)

    Clinical Supervision is a distinct professional practice employing a collaborative relationship that has both facilitative and evaluative components, that extends over time, which has the goals of enhancing the professional competence and science-informed practice of the supervisee, monitoring the quality of services provided, protecting the public, and providing a gatekeeping function for entry into the profession. Henceforth, supervision refers to clinical supervision and subsumes supervision conducted by all health service psychologists across the specialties of clinical, counseling, and school psychology.

    *Areas of Expertise: see below

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  • APA Supervision: 7 Domains

    APA Guidelines for Clinical Supervision (2014)


    Domain A: Supervisor Competence

    Supervisors strive to be competent, maintain their respective competency, endeavor to coordinate with other professionals, strive for diversity competence, and strive to be competent using technology in supervision.


    Domain B: Diversity*

    Supervisors strive to develop and maintain self-awareness, enhance their diversity competence, recognize the value of ongoing training, aim to be knowledgeable about bias, prejudice, and stereotyping, and aspire to be familiar with scholarly literature and promising practices for navigating conflict.


    Domain C: Supervisory Relationship

    Supervisors value and seek to maintain collaborative relationships with supervisees, specify responsibilities and expectations, and review progress of supervisee and effectiveness of supervision.


    Domain D: Professionalism

    Supervisors strive to model professionalism and provide ongoing formative and summative evaluation of supervisee's progress towards meeting expectations for professionalism for each level of education and training.


    Domain E: Assessment/



    Supervisors promote openness and transparency in feedback, monitors and provides direct, clear, and timely behaviorally anchored feedback on performance, recognizes the value of and support supervisee skill in self-assessment of competence, and seeks feedback from supervisees about the quality of supervision.


    Domain F: Problems of Professional Competence

    Supervisors understand and adhere to the supervisory contract, institutional and legal policies related to performance evaluations, strive to identify potential performance problems promptly, competent and developing and implementing plans to remediate performance problems, and are mindful of their role as the "gatekeeper" and take ethical action in response to supervisee performance problems.


    Domain G: Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Consideration

    Supervisors model ethical practice, decision-making, and conduct according to APA ethical guidelines and other applicable professional organizations, federal, state, provinical, and jurisdictional laws and regulations, serve as "gatekeepers", provide clear information about expectations, and maintains accurate and timely documentation of supervisee performance.

  • Clinical Supervision Resources

    Clinical Supervision is an important part of a clinician's professional growth and is guided by relevant educational and training standards.

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    Licensure Information

    Research, Clinical and Academic Experience

    Licensed Psychologist (LP)

    State: Michigan

    # 6301018149

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    Areas of Expertise

    Areas of Training/Clinical Interests

    Racial Trauma, Culturally Adapted Evidence-Based Interventions, Severe Mental Illness, Suicide Risk, Self-Harm Behaviors, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Related Disorders, Substance Use Disorders,

    Anxiety Disorders, Parenting