Randi has been working in the field of mental health for 20 years. During this time her clinical experience included working with children in foster care through the Department of Family and Children Services, supporting incarcerated women, and providing community and school-based counseling services to children and families. Randi has extensive experience in various management positions and last served as Vice President of Operations for a community mental health organization in Georgia. Randi is passionate about using her expertise to build up and support ethical and qualified clinicians. She also understands the importance of supporting the organizations that employ these clinicians so clients can receive the care that meets their unique needs. Randi’s current professional practice includes pursing her PhD in Leadership and Decision Making, providing individual counseling, and supervising aspiring clinicians through the licensure process. The experiences Randi has obtained, both as a clinician and within leadership positions, has impacted her approach to clinical supervision.
Therapists know the importance of empathy, listening, and asking questions. However, sometimes the importance of clinical demands overshadow these basic clinical skills we may have learned ‘way back when’. This course is a refresher to remind clinicians at all levels about the importance of empathic listening and the art of asking good questions.
This course examines the benefits and risks of virtual therapy. Virtual therapy has been a must over the pandemic and continue to grow and evolve in the mental health industry. Randi Williams, Dr. Letitia Browne-James, and Dr. Carla review what to consider when conducting virtual therapy and how to make the most of technology in practice.