Thu, Sep 21|
Legal and Ethical Issues When Supervising Efforts to Support System Involved Youth and Families
This course provided by Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW meets the qualifications for (6.0) BBS CE Hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Time & Location
Sep 21, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM PDT
About the Event
Supervisors of staff working with system involved youth have ethical responsibilities to supervisees, those they serve, and the profession and these responsibilities are guided by laws. This course provides the latest legal and ethical information to supervisors working in mental health and social-services settings with system involved youth and families. Topics include: ethical decision making, ethics of supervision, laws that impact supervisors and supervisees, mandatory reporting issues, documentation, liability risk and risk prevention, supervisory competency expectations, ethical expectations of supervisees, termination of employment, and dual relationships. Material will be covered through lecture, discussion, and vignettes. This course fulfills the California Board of Behavioral Sciences requirements for either 6 hours of training in supervision or law and ethics.
· Participants will be able to explain at least five aspects of ethical decision making and at least three ethical responsibilities as supervisors.
· Participants will be able to identify three differences between psychotherapy and supervision as well as two reasons to document supervision.
· Participants will be able to explain how to follow each law regarding mandatory reporting, identify three strategies to reduce their level of liability risk, and differentiate three ethical and three unethical dual relationships with supervisees.
9:30 – 9:45am Overview of Course and Introductions
9:45 –10:00am Ethical Decision Making
10:00 – 10:15am Codes of Ethics - Supervision
10:15 – 10:30am Laws that Impact Supervision
10:30 – 10:45am Laws that Impact Mental Health
10:45 – 11:00am Break (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
11:00 – 11:15am Legal Issues - Confidentiality
11:15 – 11:30am Legal Issues - Mandatory Reporting
11:30 – 11:45am Legal Issues - Informed Consent
11:45am – 12:00pm Legal Issues - Technology
12:00 – 12:30pm Supervision of Legal and Ethical Issues & Associated Vignettes
12:30 – 1:00pm Lunch (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
1:00 – 1:15pm Documenting Supervision
1:15 – 1:30pm Supervisor Liability
1:30 – 1:45pm Supervisor Liability Risk Reduction
1:45 – 2:00pm Ethical Expectations of Supervisees
2:00 – 2:15pm Termination of Employment
2:15 – 2:30pm Break (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
2:30 – 2:45pm Dual Relationships
2:45 – 3:00pm Clinical versus Administrative Supervision
3:00 – 3:15pm Supervision versus Consultation
3:15 – 3:30pm Supervision Versus Psychotherapy
3:30 – 3:45pm Social Media
3:45 – 4:00pm Sexual Contact
4:00 – 4:15pm Ethical Issues in Supervising Telehealth
4:15 – 4:30pm Questions/Answers/Adjournment
Meet Our Trainer
Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW, is a clinical social worker who has worked in HMOs, public agencies, and private practice as both a mental-health provider and a supervisor for over thirty years. She is a CAMFT certified supervisor and has a Certificate in Advanced Supervision from Smith College School for Social Work. She has taught courses in DSM-5, clinical supervision, law and ethics, childhood psychopathology, time management, vicarious traumatization and energy psychology at universities, conferences, and mental-health agencies.
This course meets the qualifications for (6.0) BBS CE hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.