LCSW Supervision

Have you been looking for an off-site LCSW Supervisor in Waco, Texas as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) seeking to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)? As a LCSW who has been in practice for over 5 years, it is a joy of mine to supervise LMSWs and to help you enhance your clinical and professional skills, knowledge, and application.

We may be a good fit for LCSW supervision if you are looking for a LCSW supervisor who:

-Has an extensive experience working with complex trauma, including interpersonal, religious/spiritual, racial, medical, and birth trauma

-Has experience in non-profit settings working with children, adolescents, families, and adults experiencing domestic violence, sexual abuse, trauma, foster care & adoption, and major life transitions.

-Has experience building a thriving private practice and actively working with clients in that setting

-Is engaged in the community as an entrepreneur and small business co-owner of Waco Cha, a boba tea company based in Waco, Texas.

-Practices from an trauma-informed, holistic/integrative, anti-racist approach, strengths-based clinical perspective

-utilizes the The Daring Way™ curriculum on shame resiliency & vulnerability by Brené Brown in a clinical setting as a Certified Daring Way Facilitator.

Supervision Fees: $50 per group supervision hour co-led with Joy Pfanner, LCSW-S // $75 per individual supervision hour // Payment via cash, check, or credit card via Ivy Pay (card on file) is expected at the end of each supervision meeting.

FAQs about Supervision

Click HERE for the Rules and Regulations related to the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.

What is clinical social work?

In the state of Texas, the practice of clinical social work is restricted to either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) under clinical supervision in employment or under a clinical supervision plan.

Clinical social work is defined in the rules at 22 TAC §781.102(12) and includes “using specialized clinical knowledge and advanced skills to assess, diagnose, and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders, conditions, and addictions…Treatment methods may include but are not limited to, providing individual, marital, couple, family, and group psychotherapy.” Clinical social workers are qualified and authorized to use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, and other diagnostic classification systems in the assessment, diagnosis and other practice activities.

May I seek LCSW supervision outside of my employment place?

Yes, as long as the organization you work for approves of the LCSW Supervisor to oversee off-site supervision by providing a signed letterhead from the agency executive and/or immediate supervisor. Supervisee must submit the letter alongside their Clinical Supervision Plan when submitting their Plan for approval.

How long do I have to be in supervision?

The board requires a minimum of 100 hours of supervision with a board-approved supervision that occurs throughout the course of a minimum of 3,000 supervised clinical hours. The supervisee must engage in supervision and clinical hours within a timeframe of a minimum of 24 months and in no more than 48 months.

How often do I have to meet with my supervisor?

The Texas State Board requires supervisees with an approved plan for full-time work to participate in no fewer than four (4) hours of supervision each calender month AND no fewer than two (2) supervisory sessions each calendar month. Supervision may occur in both individual and group sessions. I am available to supervisees for scheduled consultation and/or phone calls regarding clinical work if a crisis arises throughout the duration of our time together.

Where do we meet for supervision?

At this time, Jaja will only be offering supervision for Waco-area clinicians. Supervision meetings will occur in-person at Jaja’s Waco office, as scheduled. Group supervision meeting locations will TBD in Waco and led alongside Joy Pfanner, LCSW-S.

Contact me here to schedule a meeting as we consider if we are good fit together for clinical supervision.