Attendees can choose from one or both of two workshops:
A Refreshing Look at Ethics (Morning)
The first 3-hour workshop will provide attendees with a refreshing look at ethics in the helping professional professions, including changes to recent professional codes of ethics, state laws, and ethical decision-making models. 3 hours of continuing education will be provided.
A Fresh Look at Supervision (Afternoon)
The second 3-hour workshop will provide participants with an introduction to clinical supervision for mental health professionals including models of development and theories of supervision, and boundaries of the supervisory relationship. Audience members will participate in an application exercise at the culmination of the workshop. 3 hours of continuing education will be provided.
These workshops are designed for human service professionals including: social workers, case workers, family therapists, mental health counselors, psychologists, nurses, marriage and family therapists, and nursing home administrators.
Morning Agenda: A Refreshing Look at Ethics
Thursday Morning, March 2, 2017
Lunch will be provided for participants who register for both workshops.
Afternoon Agenda: A Fresh Look at Supervision
Thursday Afternoon, March 2, 2017
Ann McCaughan, Ph.D., LCPC
Ann McCaughan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois Springfield where she teaches in the Human Development Counseling Program. She received her undergraduate degree from the Evergreen State College, and her Masters and Doctoral Degrees from Idaho State University, and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.
As a faculty member in the Human Development Counseling Program, Dr. McCaughan primarily focuses her teaching on multiculturalism and diversity, and consultation and crisis intervention. In clinical supervision, she is dedicated to providing opportunities for personal growth and skill development, including multicultural counseling competency in practice. Her research interests include multiculturalism, gatekeeping, and trainee development, specifically regarding trainee self-awareness and the exploration of personal biases. Dr. McCaughan has presented on these topics at regional and national conferences, and has authored multiple encyclopedia entries and peer-reviewed journal articles on a range of counseling-related topics. She is past-secretary of the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES). In addition, she serves as a Human Services Education Council volunteer.