Trauma-Informed Supervision

  • 24 Apr 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual Zoom Meeting
  • 91


  • Reserved for members of the San Diego CAMFT Chapter. (Please make sure your registration information matches your information that we have on file.)
  • Reserved for individuals registering who are not SD CAMFT Chapter Members.
  • Reserved for students.

This event is being postponed. Date TBA. 

If you have already registered for this event, you will be automatically registered for the new date.


Trauma-informed care in which the awareness of trauma and its influence on client’s behaviors and coping has developed in recent decades as a part of providing effective and compassionate clinical care. This 6-hour Supervisor CE workshop addresses literature and strategies on extending trauma-informed care to the supervisory relationship through trauma-informed supervision.

Trauma associated with COVID-19, racial injustices, and discrimination will be incorporated. The importance of providing boundaries, employing trauma-informed supervision strategies, and prevention of trauma triggers will be highlighted. Important legal and ethical considerations will be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to apply trauma-informed supervision strategies in live supervision scenarios.


Dr. Kenyon is dually licensed in CA as a Clinical Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist. She has over 20 years of clinical experience and has been supervising for 15 years. Dr. Kenyon is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and has conducted previous supervisor CE trainings on trauma informed supervision. She has extensive experience in graduate level teaching and has been the Director of Clinical Training for Azusa Pacific University San Diego Regional Campus MFT program for the past 12 years and is currently the Acting Program Director.


As the Associate Executive Director of all program and clinical services for San Diego Youth Services (SDYS), Steven brings his over 20 years of experience servicing the youth of our San Diego county community in managing the agency teams, filling the gaps of services available and ensuring quality clinical and programmatic services are being delivered. He holds a Doctorate degree in psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy (PsyD), M.A. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), M.A. degree in Education with an emphasis in Multi-Cultural Counseling, Paralegal Certificate, and B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration. Steven is a licensed psychologist, licensed MFT, Clinical Member in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and AAMFT equivalent supervisor. His work in SDYS with populations like abuse and trauma, substance abuse, psychometrics, family therapy, research, and Self-injurious behaviors has led to presenting research at many national and international venues.

Since 2001, Steven has presented at the national APA and MMPI-2 conferences and spoke at the World Congress for Psychotherapy in Buenos Aires. In 2008, he won the Outstanding Doctoral Student Award at Alliant International University, the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award awarded by the AAMFT, and the B.B Robbie Rossman Annual Memorial Child Maltreatment Research Award awarded by the Institute for Violence Abuse and Trauma (IVAT). He also presented original research on adolescents who self-injure at the International Family Therapy Conference in Portugal and AAMFT annual conference in Memphis, TN. Steven has mentored undergraduate Psychology students in conducting and presenting the findings of original research at International Conferences, and has many other research studies in process. Steven has a passion for improving SDYS clinical and programmatic work with youth by the conducting of critical research and outcome evaluation. He is currently working on his advanced training in clinical hypnosis and expanding Trauma Informed Care paradigms across other youth serving agencies.


Participants will meet the Board of Behavioral Sciences 6 hour CE requirement for Supervisors.

Supervisors will be able to adapt their supervision to incorporate trauma-informed supervision related to the current times.

  • Participants will be able to describe the difference between trauma-informed supervision and traditional supervision. 

  • Participants will be able to apply at least one trauma-informed supervision strategy. 

  • Participants will be able to identify at least one example of how COVID-19 and racial injustices influence the supervisory relationship. 

  • 8:45 – 9:00 Log on Zoom 
  • 9:00 – 9:30 Welcoming (Introductions) and Learning Objectives 
  • 9:30 – 10:00 What is Trauma-Informed Supervision? 
  • 10:00– 10:45 How can Trauma-Informed Supervision be Applied to COVID-19 and Racial Injustices? 
  • 10:45 – 11:00 Break 
  • 11:00 – 12:00 Supervising with BBS & CAMFT in mind using Trauma-Informed practices 
  • 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break 
  • 1:00 – 2:00 Trauma-informed Supervision Vignettes Addressing COVID-19 & Racial Traumas 
  • 2:00 – 2:15 Break 
  • 2:15 – 3:30 Trauma-Informed Supervision Role Plays in Breakout Rooms 
  • 3:30 – 4:00 Closing Thoughts, Evaluations and Wrapping Up


This event is for mental health professionals.


$50 for Chapter Members

$75 for Non Members

$40 for Students*


Prior to registering, please review our Event Policies & Procedures, including our refund policy here.

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Course Completion certificates will be awarded electronically in exchange for a completed evaluation / survey form to be sent within a week of the event.

Please make sure the Program Administrator has your correct email.

Course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Partial credit will not be awarded.

Live event participants must be present for the entire length of the workshop to be awarded credit. Participants will not be given CEU credit if they are more than 15 minutes late and/or do not stay for the entire length of the workshop


This course is provided by the San Diego Chapter of the California association of marriage and family therapists (Provider #57330) is approved by the California association of marriage and family therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs. San Diego chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists maintains responsibility for the program and all its content.

Please email the CEU Chair at



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