Supervisors have ethical responsibilities to supervisees, clients, and the profession, and are guided by laws regarding client care and employment. This course provides legal and ethical information to supervisors working in mental health and social-services settings. Topics include: ethics of supervision, laws that impact supervisors and supervisees, mandatory reporting issues, documentation, liability risk and risk prevention, ethical expectations of supervisees, hiring and firing, and dual relationships. Material will be covered through lecture, discussion, and vignettes.
Thursday, April 18, 2019