The purpose of this study was to examine current clinical supervision
practices within primary care settings. We used a descriptive survey
design and examined the current state of clinical supervision practices
in primary care and the type of training the behavioral health providers
received to provide supervision to pre-licensure level behavioral health
trainees. Ninety-four participants completed the survey in 2022.
Seventy-one percent of respondents felt they had adequate training to be
an effective IBH supervisor; however, most training came from sources
such as workshops, continuing education, or supervision of supervision.
Further efforts to establish universal competencies and formal training
programs are needed to meet the growing need for IBH services in primary