Current and Ongoing Projects

Strength-Based Clinical Supervision: A Workbook for Supervisors and Trainees in Mental Health. [Training Handbook]

Well-being, Character Strengths, and Virtues as Moderators of Perceived Stress among Graduate Students in the Helping Professions. [Group Research Project]

Grit and Psychological Capital as Moderators of Perceived Stress among Graduate Students in the Helping Professions. [Group Research Project].

Validation of the Brief Strengths Inventory (BSI). [Group Research Project]

Well-being through Self-Care Workshop. [Group Project]

Positive Psychology and Positive Sexuality: A Review of the literature. [Group Research Project]

Well-being Game Application. [Group Project]

Phenomenology of Island Psychology: A Conceptual Framework for Islander’ Strengths. [Doctoral Dissertation]

Flourishing with Chronic Pain. [Doctoral Dissertation]

Examining Optimism and Caregiver Burden with Parents and Caregivers of Adolescents and Young Adults Diagnosed with Anxiety and Unipolar Mood Disorders. [Doctoral Dissertation]

The Flourishing Healer: Best Practices for Operationalizing Self-Care Education and Training in Clinical Psychology Training Programs. [Doctoral Dissertation]


Presentations

Heffner, C. L. (2020). The deliberate practice of effective supervision: Developing your professional identity as a strengths-based clinical supervisor. Program developed for and presented to Pre-Doctoral Interns and Post-Doctoral Trainees in Health-Service Psychology through the National Psychology Training Consortium [APA CE approved], Renton, WA.

Heffner, C. L. (2019). Foundations of effective strengths-based clinical supervision. Program developed for and presented to Swedish Hospitals, Behavioral Health Division. Seattle, WA.

Heffner, C. L. & Cowan, J. (2019). The deliberate practice of effective clinical supervision. Program developed for and presented to supervising psychologists through the National Psychology Training Consortium [APA CE approved], Renton, WA.

Heffner, C. L. & Cowan, J. (2018). Competency-based clinical supervision: Developing a competency-based approach to clinical supervision in primary care health-service psychology. Program developed for and presented to supervising psychologists through the National Psychology Training Consortium [APA CE approved], Renton, WA.


Publications

Heffner, C. L. & Cowan, J. (2018). Overview of clinical supervision. In Azlin, C. (2018). Clinical PsyD supervision handbook. Seattle: Antioch University.