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 1: Clinical supervision of trainees and associates has a critical role in the development of mental health professionals. This course reviews the Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) clinical supervision and licensing requirements for Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC) and Licensed Psychologists. The components of clinical supervision will also be discussed including the clinical supervisor role, learning contracts, record keeping, case consultation guidelines and intern evaluations. Guidelines for providing group clinical supervision will also be discussed. An overview of changes in The DSM 5 relevant to providing clinical supervision is provided. 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.