Online Fundamentals of Supervision Course

AAMFT Approved Supervisors ensure a learning environment that is supportive and nurturing while providing therapists and trainees access to the latest innovations in the field. 

Completion of the Fundamental Course:

As part of the application process, Clinical Fellows and Pre-Clinical Fellows interested in the Approved Supervisor designation must complete a 30-hour Fundamentals of Supervision course. This course is comprised of a 15-hour didactic portion, a 15-hour interactive portion, and a personal philosophy of supervision paper.

The personal philosophy of supervision paper is to be completed after both of the course components are finished and will be evaluated by the didactic course instructor. The complete course, both didactic and interactive portions, must be completed within 18 months of registration and completed within 5 years of application for the Approved Supervisor designation.


For more information on the Approved Supervision Program and its requirements,  please refer to the AAMFT Approved Supervision Handbook. 

Options for Course Completion:

AAMFT offers many different options for course completion that will best fit your particular needs of becoming an Approved Supervisor. This will help you compare options and choose which option is right for you.

PLEASE NOTE: AAMFT will try to meet the high demand for this course by continually adding new dates and times. However, due to limited availability, early registration is strongly recommended.

OPTION A: Online Full 30-hour Course

 

Ideal for: Candidates for the Approved Supervisor designation, and like the convenience of completing the course completely online.


Timing: 15-hour didactic portion is available upon purchase and should be completed before the interactive session, within 18 months of registration.

  • April 13– May 11, 2015 (Mondays ONLY)      2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time  SOLD OUT!
  • April 14 – May 12, 2015 (Tuesdays ONLY)      7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time  SOLD OUT!
  • April 16 – May 14, 2015 (Thursdays ONLY)      11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time SOLD OUT!
  • May 13 – June 10, 2015 (Wednesdays ONLY)      11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time
  • May 19 – June 16, 2015 (Tuesdays ONLY)      7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time
  • June 1 – June 29, 2015 (Mondays ONLY)      2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time SOLD OUT!


Continuing Education: 30 CEU will be received after full completion of this option.


Cost: 
$595 due at registration

OPTION A: REGISTER NOW!

OPTION B: Online 15-hour Didactic Course

 

Ideal for: Those who have completed or plan to complete the 15-hour interactive course through the AAMFT Annual Conference or another pre-approved interactive course. 

Timing: Complete online, on-demand within 18 months of registration.


Continuing Education: 15 CEU will be received after full completion of this option.


Cost: $350 due at registration

OPTION B: REGISTER NOW!

OPTION C: Online 15-hour Interactive Course

 

Ideal for: Those who have completed or plan to concurrently complete the 15-hour didactic course through AAMFT or another pre-approved instructor, and like the convenience of an online interactive session. 

Timing:

  • April 13– May 11, 2015 (Mondays ONLY)      2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
  • April 14 – May 12, 2015 (Tuesdays ONLY)      7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time  SOLD OUT!
  • May 19 – June 16, 2015 (Tuesdays ONLY)      7:00 - 10:00 p.m.Eastern Time SOLD OUT!
  • June 1 – June 29, 2015 (Mondays ONLY)      2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Eastern Time SOLD OUT!

Continuing Education: 15 CEU will be received after full completion of this option.

 

Cost: $375 due at registration

OPTION C: REGISTER NOW!

OPTION D: Full 30-hour Course: Online Didactic & In-Person Interactive

 

Ideal for: Those who are candidates for the Approved Supervisor designation, and like the face-to-face interaction that an in-person interactive session can offer. 

Timing:

  • 15-hour didactic portion is available upon purchase and should be completed before the interactive portion, within 18 months of registration.
  • The upcoming spring in-person interactive session will take place May 15, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. - May 17, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. and be held in the historic Old Town neighborhood of Alexandria, VA just minutes away from Washington, DC.

Continuing Education: 30 CEU will be received after full completion of this option.

Cost: $595 due at registration 

OPTION D: REGISTER NOW!

OPTION E: In-Person 15-hour Interactive Course

 

Ideal for: Those who have completed or plan to concurrently complete the 15-hour didactic course through AAMFT or another pre-approved instructor, and like the face-to-face interaction that an in-person interactive session can offer. 

Timing: The upcoming spring in-person interactive session will take place May 15, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. - May 17, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. and be held in the historic Old Town neighborhood of Alexandria, VA just minutes away from Washington, DC.

Continuing Education: 15 CEU will be received after full completion of this option.


Cost: $375 due at registration 

OPTION E: REGISTER NOW!

PLEASE NOTE: There is a textbook requirement for all options of the Fundamentals of Supervision course. This text is sold separately and NOT included in the price of the course.

Technical Requirements for Interactive Portions:

(Please note the technical requirements for the online discussion groups are listed below. It is your responsibility to ensure your computer system meets these needs prior to your discussion groups session):

  • Internet connection with cable modem, DSL or better.
  • Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server, or Mac OS® X 10.5 Leapord® or later. Dual core 2.4 GHz CPU or faster with at least 2 GB of RAM.
  • Internet Explorer® 7.0 or later, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or later, Google Chrome 5.0 or later or Safari® 3.0 or later.
  • 700Kbps or more bandwidth recommended per participant for simultaneous screen sharing, audio and video conferencing.
  • Webcam
In order to participate in the interactive portion of this class, you will need to download the BlueJeans plugin to gain access to the class. This helpful PDF will instruct you on how to download and test this software.

This course CANNOT be accessed using an iPad or other mobile device
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Cancellation Policy:

Didactic Courses - Cancellations are subject to a full refund within 2 weeks of the initial purchase date.

Interactive Courses - Due to the limited availability of spaces in both the online and in-person Approved Supervision courses, cancellations and any subsequent request for refund must be made 30 days prior to the start of your scheduled interactive session. Cancellations made within 30 days of the course, will be eligible for a 25% refund. Requests to move your registration to another class time is subject to availability of classes and will be subject to a $50 administrative fee.

All cancellation requests must be made in writing, and can be sent to central@aamft.org.

If you have questions regarding the Approved Supervision designation, please email central@aamft.org.

 





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