Supervision for Clinicians

I provide clinical supervision and consultation for social workers new to the field who are interested in gaining insights around case conception pertaining to play therapy approaches, targeting issues related to burnout or vicarious trauma and addressing clinical issues from a dialectical behavior therapy approach.

Supervision for Recovery Support Specialists

I have experience supervising Recovery Support Specialists as The Living Room Coordinator at Turning Point BHCC in Skokie, IL. The Living Room at Turning Point is a wonderful program geared at addressing psychiatric crises. As a manager of employees whom use their lived experience to assist others with mental health recovery, I gained insights into what personal factors contribute to the success of working in an environment that can be both enriching and stressful all at once. I have assisted individuals in obtaining the Certification of Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) through IAODAPCA here in Illinois. Services may include supervision outside of your agency setting, wellness enhancement to support employment as a Recovery Support Specialist, resume consultation and assistance in compiling information related to obtaining a CRSS certification in Illinois.

Consultation for Supervisors of Recovery Support Specialists

As a supervisor of Recovery Support Specialists, I have benefited greatly in the enhanced clinical understanding these employees with lived experience in mental health recovery bring to a clinical team. The complexity for each individual managing their own recovery in order to support growth at work comes with a variety of challenges for the supervisor. I provide consultation for supervisors outside of the agency setting regarding professional development specific to enhancing the performance of recovery support specialists in the organizational role, organizational/programmatic enhancements identified to support roles with recovery support specialists, consultation regarding role of supervisor to employee in recovery and conceptualization of feedback in order to support employees meeting expectation of role.

Consultation for Organizations looking to adapt Recovery Support Specialist into Workplace

I provide consultation services targeted to developing programs and organizational structures, which enhance opportunities for Recovery Support Specialists to develop throughout their career. I provide these services through Turning Point BHCC. Please contact me at Turning Point in order to determine how we might be able to serve your organizational needs.