Institute in Counselor Supervision

Registration Options

The 2018 Institute is now full. The Institute will be offered again at the beginning of 2019.

For registration questions, email Jordan.Williams@unt.edu.
For content questions, call the institute director, Dr. Cynthia Chandler, at the following numbers: (940) 367-4189 or (940) 565-2910.

This training is approved for the required 40-hours of LPC and MFT supervisor training.

Before you register for our training, please read this important notice from the LPC Board of Texas:

According to the LPC Board, as of December 1, 2016, the applicant for LPC supervisor status must have held the regular license in good standing for at least 60 months from the date of issuance. And, application for supervision status must be submitted within 2 years of completing the 40-hour supervision training. (Texas Administrative Code RULE §681.93)

So, based on this LPC requirement, please do not take this training for LPC supervisor status unless you will have had your LPC for at least 60 months (5 years) or will be within two years of having your LPC license for 60 months by the final date of this institute training which is March 3, 2018.

Overview

This institute is designed to meet the 40-hour requirement for people seeking qualification in Texas as supervisor for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT). Participants will receive 40 continuing education contact hours with 12 of these hours in Ethics. This training is approved for contact hours for: LPC, NCC, MFT and TAADAC.  This institute is divided into two parts, both of which are required. Part One is the on-line portion that must be completed by the due date and prior to your arrival at Part Two, which is the in-person portion. Part Two (the in-person portion) will take place over three consecutive days: Thursday night, all-day Friday, and all-day Saturday. Taking only one portion of the institute is not allowed. Refunds must be applied for by the date listed under fees. 

Institute Workshop Dates and Times

Part One, Completed Online
Online availability via a password will begin January 16, 2018 (8:00 am, central time) and end February 20, 2018 (8: 00 am, central time).
You will be provided a website address and password to complete this online portion when you register. Part One must be completed by the end date and must be completed in order to attend Part Two.

Part Two, Completed In Person
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 5:00pm - 9:00pm (check-in opens at 4:00pm)
Friday, March 2, 2018, 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday, March 3, 2018, 8:00am - 5:30pm
Full Schedule (available soon)

Part Two Location: UNT Gateway Center, Room 43, 801 North Texas Blvd., Denton, TX, 76201

Institute Fees

The fee is $580 for both parts. Advance registration is required by January 12, 2018. Institute size is limited. Early registration is strongly recommended.
Refunds must be applied for by January 12, 2018. A $50 handling fee is non-refundable.

Accommodations

SpringHill Suites is offering a special rate to Institute attendees. Call SpringHill Suites at (940) 383-4100 and mention that you are attending the Institute.

Institute Objectives

  • To define and conceptualize supervision and models of supervision in counseling and therapy.
  • To develop effective supervisory relationships.
  • To develop effective supervisory skills and techniques.
  • To understand multicultural aspects in supervision.
  • To understand ethical, legal, and professional issues in supervision.
  • To develop executive and administrative skills for supervision.

Instructors

Cynthia K. Chandler, Ed.D., LPC-S, LMFT-S, Professor in Counseling at the University of North Texas, has taught counseling supervision techniques and supervised master’s and doctoral counseling interns for over 25 years. She is co-founder of this long-running Institute in Counselor Supervision. Dr. Chandler is a member of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.

Leslie Jones, PhD, LPC-S, RPT, is a clinical associate professor and Director of the Child and Family Resource Clinic at the University of North Texas. Dr. Jones has over 15 years of teaching masters and doctoral level courses and supervising counselors in training.

Angie D. Wilson, PhD, LPC-S, LSOTP-S, NCC, is an assistant professor at the University of North Texas. Dr. Wilson’s clinical background includes work with incarcerated adults, civilly committed sexual offenders, and youth. Her research interests include underserved populations in counseling and counselor education, mentorship in counselor education, and sex offender counseling. She currently provides supervision, consultation, and training related to clinical supervision.

 

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