Friday, May 11, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST

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McHenry County Mental Health Board 
620 Dakota Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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Kristen Doherty 
McHenry County Mental Health Board 


McHenry County Mental Health Board

Network Training

Assessing Boundaries and Building the Supervisory Relationship

Presented by Dr. Toni Tellerud, Ph.D, LCPC, CPE

  Friday, May 11, 2018 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm  

(Lunch is on your own)

Free: 5.5 CEU's for attending this training 

(IAODAPCA included)

Target Audience: Psychiatrist (MD), Psychiatric Nurse (RN), Psychologist (Ph.D) Social Worker (MSW), Mental Health Counselor, Mental Health Therapist, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and other mental health professionals 

Assessing Boundaries and Building the Supervisory Relationship: This workshop looks at the theory and strategies that focus on the supervisor/supervisee relationship.  It offers some specific examples of ways to enhance the relationship and presents issues representing good boundaries in supervision.  

Specific Topics:

  • Legal and ethical concerns governing the supervisor/supervisee relationship
  • Importance of establishing an effective supervisory relationship
  • Games played in supervision.
  • Issues regarding multiculturalism and diversity in the supervisory relationship.
  • Boundaries and dual relationships
  • Ethical concerns in relationships and boundaries
  • Effective strategies to build a successful relationship
  • Importance of feedback and how to give effective feedback

Role play and hands-on opportunities are used to practice the skills.


Presenter: Dr. Toni Tollerud.

Toni R. Tollerud, PhD, LCPC, NCC, NCSC, ACS, is a Distinguished Teaching Professor Emerita from the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education in the College of Education at Northern Illinois University. As an educator for over 45 years, Dr. Tollerud has had extensive experiences in professional ethics and supervision training including student teachers, school counselors, agency counselors, and counselors-in-training.

These experiences have been beneficial in helping to develop the supervision course at NIU as well as doing numerous presentations around the state and at conferences on issues related to supervision. Over the past 26 years she has consistently taught core courses, especially in supervision, practicum, internship and counseling skills.

She has also done private practice and consulted with agencies across the state. Participants in her classes and workshops come away enthused and informed regarding ways they can improve their own supervisory skills and relationships.

Dr. Tollerud is Past-President of the Illinois Counseling Association, North Central Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, and the Illinois Counselor Educators and Supervisors. She has received numerous awards for her professional work including the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association Outstanding Service Award in 2006, Illinois Counselor Educators’ Educator of the Year Award in 2003 and the ICA Distinguished Leadership Award in 2010.

In 2014, the Illinois School Counselors Association named their Counselor Educator of the Year Award in her honor. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on counseling issues including counseling children, developmental school counseling, supervision, and GLBT issues.