course »Clinical Supervision: Legal and Ethical Issues for Supervising Social Workers (2 Days)

, 9:00 am—4:00 pm
County: Alameda County
CEUs: 15
Location: Berkeley
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
Phone: 510-601-0203
Day 2: Legal and ethical issues impacting clinical supervision will be reviewed including liability issues, minimizing liability, consent and confidentiality issues and mandated reporting guidelines. Ethical practice issues with both clients and supervisees will be discussed and the BBS regulations for unprofessional conduct provided. The NASW Code of Ethics is also reviewed with participants. The importance of culturally relevant supervision is discussed including awareness of our own cultural identity, cultural issues in supervision, and the components of culturally competent supervision. Self-awareness issues will also be reviewed including transference, counter-transference, and secondary trauma. Self-care practices will be provided for both supervisors and supervisees. Course Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to identify the BBS and BOP supervision and licensing requirements for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPPCs, and Licensed Psychologists.
  2. Participants will be able to describe the key components of individual and group clinical supervision including the supervisor role, learning contracts, record keeping, case consultation, group supervision guidelines, and supervisee evaluation.
  3. Participants will be able to identify the primary new diagnoses in the DSM 5 and changes from the DSM IV relevant to youth and family services.
  4. Participants will be able to identify the minor consent laws, mandated reporting laws, ethical best practices in providing supervision, and unprofessional conduct listed in the Business and Professions Code.
  5. Participants will be able to describe the key components of providing culturally competent supervision, and recognizing and addressing transference, counter-transference and secondary trauma.