5-Day CCS | The Fundamentals of Effective & Ethical Clinical Supervision

This 5-day course on clinical supervision includes 6 hours on each of the following domains:

  • Skills Assessment and Self-Evaluation
  • Clinician Professional Development
  • Management and Administration
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Case Studies and Clinician Self-Care

This training fulfills the initial educational requirements for Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) and is useful for new and veteran supervisors. The facilitator is an experienced trainer in mental health, addictions and co-occurring disorder treatment and supervision. The format involves lectures, self-evaluation, as well as small and large group discussions.

Target Audience
Supervisors and Providers of Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Treatment



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Teresa Valliere has 20 years’ experience as clinician, clinical supervisor and trainer. She was the director of a women’s residential substance abuse services, led an Assertive Community Treatment team, supervised a detoxification and rehabilitation program, and facilitated several groups in mental health and addiction settings. She served as adjunct faculty for North Carolina State University, University of New England and University of Southern Maine in social work and counseling. She is currently adjunct faculty at and Maine Medical Center in the Psychiatry Residency program. She has expertise in trauma and recovery, relational theory, motivational interviewing, group facilitation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and supervision. Teresa maintains a private practice in Portland serving adults. Her focus is on caring for the caregiver through training, supervision and counseling for people in mental health, addiction, medical, legal and other helping professions.

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  • 30 contact hours for nurses.
    CCSME Provider Unit is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
    Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by ANCC, NE-MSD or CCSME Provider Unit.

  • 30 approved contact hours by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors. #2191

  • 30 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided.
    CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

  • 30 contact hours for CHES.
    CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

  • Certificate of attendance for 30 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.

Certificates will be emailed to participants upon completion of an online course evaluation. No partial credit will be given.


will begin at 8:00 a.m. each day.

Lunch will be on your own. You may bring food into the facility.

There is a parking lot at Husson University.

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