Clinical Supervision, Didactics, and Evaluation

Supervision

Women sitting in an office and talkingPrimary Care Behavioral health fellows receive clinical supervision as follows:

  • Fellows receive a minimum of 3 hours per week of clinical supervision:
    • 2 hours of individual face-to face supervision
      • Supervisors are responsible for all cases (reviewing and countersigning all clinical assessments, notes, treatment plans, case summaries)
    • 1 hour of group supervision per week, rotating among the primary fellowship supervisors and Training Director

In addition, fellows receive additional supervision as follows:

  • 1-2 hours of face-to-face individual research supervision per month with research supervisor
  • 1 hour a month to meet with each other for peer supervision
  • Meet with the Training Director face to face a minimum of 2 times a year for overall evaluation, monitoring progress, career development, and supervision
  • Ongoing supervision/consultation provided by clinical supervisors as needed
    • Supervisors available on-site

Training

Fellows participate in the following activities:

  • Twice monthly clinical didactic lectures
  • Required on-line HIPPA and IRB, and clinical practice courses
  • EMR training courses
  • Monthly department-wide behavioral health meetings
  • Residency and fellowship lecture series
  • Monthly department grand rounds

Fellows attend the following courses and conferences:

Evaluation

Fellows are evaluated at 6, 12, and 18 months and at the end of their fellowship (2X a year). Evaluations are conducted in a face-to-face meeting with the fellow's supervisors. Evaluations provide fellows the opportunity to give and receive feedback about how the fellowship is going.

Evaluation methods are given to them at the beginning of their fellowship.

Due Process and Grievance Procedures

Fellows are informed at the beginning of their fellowship about due process and grievance procedures. Information is given to them as well as made available on the Google Drive related to all of their training activities.