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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.

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Legal and Ethical Issues When Supervising Efforts to Support System Involved Youth and Families
Legal and Ethical Issues When Supervising Efforts to Support System Involved Youth and Families

Time & Location

Sep 21, 2023, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM PDT

Online Event

About the Event

Rachel Michaelsen

Training Description

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.

Learning Objectives

· 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.

Agenda

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.

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