Course Description

Learn to integrate key take aways from the scientific literature on how to do evidence-based supervision. In this fast-paced 1-hour presentation, Kelly Koerner provided action steps to strengthen individual DBT supervision.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe methods to guide supervisees to set and commit to supervision goals.
  • Demonstrate SMART(er) goal setting using one's own case example.
  • List 10 evidence-based supervision techniques.
  • Demonstrate use of reflective questions in order to guide supervisees to more competence (rather than over use of instruction).
  • Demonstrate how to provide skillful feedback to a supervisee who is off track.
  • Describe a plan to remedy the problems one of your supervisees has that incorporates evidence-based supervision strategies.


Kelly Koerner, PhD, is Creative Director at EBPI where she combines technology, design, and social enterprise to help clinicians improve clients' outcomes. She is an expert clinician, clinical supervisor, and trainer in Dialectical Behavior Therapy with specialized training in other evidence-based practices. As a trainer, she is known for her warmth and highly engaging, practical teaching style. She is adjunct clinical faculty at the University of Washington. Her recent book is, Doing Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Practical Guide.


Kelly Koerner, PhD







Past Reviews

It's an excellent, applicable, and concise summary of the evidence base of effective supervision - Laura Meyers, PhD

I would say that I found the content applicable to most supervisors, consultants, and those reviewing the practice of others whether the subject is DBT or not. - Christopher Conley

Do it, it is simple, quick, and effective. There is practical information to improve your practice and it generate new curiosity and reflection. - Carol Kerr