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Dr. Michael Hoge delivering a lecture
Dr. Michael Hoge delivering the opening address at a meeting of the Connecticut Workforce Collaborative on Behavioral Health ( The Collaborative was developed and managed by Yale under a federally funded Connecticut Mental Health Transformation Grant.

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Have a Question About Supervision?

We encourage you to submit questions, issues, or concerns about supervision to "Ask the Expert." This column addresses critical issues in supervision that you and others may encounter. The Yale Program on Supervision will query experts on clinical and administrative supervision and provide you with their perspectives on the questions you submit.

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What are the steps to moving to a more clinically-oriented supervision approach?

Read our experts' advice on moving an organization in the direction of more clinically-oriented supervision.

This training and consultation increased utilization of group supervision significantly helping to balance the need for supervision with our limited resources. This level of supervisory training is vital in supporting the use of evidence-based practice when serving those challenged by mental health, addiction and co-occurring disorders.