Ethics in Supervision of Mental Health Graduate Students
Presented by Stephen Lally, PhD, ABPP, Professor
Event held online via Zoom. Link to access provided upon registration.
This program, when attended in its entirety, offers 1.0 CEs for Psychologists, 1.0 IL CEUs for Counselors and Social Workers, or 1.0 BBS CEU for LMFTS, LPCCs and LCSWs
Supervision has gained recognition as one psychology’s profession-wide competencies, and yet most psychologists receive little formal training on providing supervision, and less on the ethical dilemmas and potential conflicts. This workshop will review how the growing recognition of the competency including the APA’s approval of practice guidelines. Additionally there will be a review how the current Ethics Code handles supervision.
The workshop will focus on some of the unique ethical challenges with providing supervision of graduate students. Specifically, the multiple roles inherent in providing supervision, and ways to avoid ethical violations. Additionally, the workshop will focus on recognizing the diversity issues across supervisor, supervisee, and client. Finally, there will be a discussion of using training plans and the importance of documentation.
After attending this intermediate-level presentation, participants will be able to:
1.Participants will be able to describe the APA’s supervision guidelines, including listing the major areas covered by the guidelines.
2. Participants will be able to explain the ethical challenges with supervising graduate students with particular reference to multiple roles, diversity, and documentation.
Program Standards and Goals:
This program meets APA’s continuing education Standard 1.2: Program content focuses on ethical, legal, statutory or regulatory policies, guidelines, and standards that influence psychological practice, education, or research.
This program meets APA’s continuing education Goal 1: Program is relevant to psychological practice, education, and/or science.
Workshop Schedule (shown in ET):
12:00 pm – Event Begins
1:00 pm – Event Ends
Refund Policy: 100% of tuition is refundable up to 48 hours before the program. Within 48 hours of the program, tuition is nonrefundable.
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American Psychological Association. (2014). Guidelines for Clinical Supervision in Health Service Psychology. Retrieved from http://apa.org/about/policy/guidelines-supervision.pdf
Bautista-Biddle, M. M., Pereira, L. M., & Williams, S. N.. (2021). The fallacy of “Good Training Experiences”: The need to protect psychology trainees from harassment and the imperative of multiculturally competent supervision. Trainingand Education in Professional Psychology, 15, 4, 323-330. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tep0000353.
Target Audience: The target audience is licensed supervisors (LPCs, LCSWs, Psychologists) at practicum training sites in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region
Psychologists. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 1.o continuing education credits. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in its continuing education activities. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is also committed to conducting all activities in conformity with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles for Psychologists. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program. If program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during discussion periods. If participants have special needs, we will attempt to accommodate them. Please address questions, concerns and any complaints to OfficeofCE@thechicagoschool.edu. There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.
Counselors/Clinical Counselors. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available 1.0 hours of continuing education. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide continuing education programming for counselors and clinical counselors. License Number: 197.000159
Social Workers. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 1.0 hours of continuing education. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide continuing education programming for social workers. License Number: 159.001036
MFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs. Course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you are licensed outside of California please check with your local licensing agency to to determine if they will accept these CEUs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to offer continuing education programming for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an accredited or approved postsecondary institution that meets the requirements set forth in Sections 4980.54(f)(1), 4989.34, 4996.22(d)(1), or 4999.76(d) of the Code.
Participation Certificate. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is able to provide students and other participants who simply wish to have documentation of their attendance at the program a participation certificate.
Non Psychologists. Most licensing boards accept Continuing Education Credits sponsored by the American Psychological Association but non-psychologists are recommended to consult with their specific state-licensing board to ensure that APA-sponsored CE is acceptable.
*Participants must attend 100% of the program in order to obtain a Certificate of Attendance.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.