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The Ethics of Clinical Supervision

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST

Presented by The Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies

This webinar is being hosted on Zoom. The link to the Zoom meeting will be included in your order confirmation email from Eventbrite.

This live course offers 1.0 APA CE credits for Psychologists, 1.0 BBS California CEUs for Licensed Counselors, Social Workers or Marriage and Family Therapists, or 1.0 NBCC Clock Hours.

About This Event

12:00pm-12:30pm: Information session with training partners (no CEs included)

• This information session is for clinical training sites affiliated with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology DC Campus’ M.A. Counseling Department. This information session will cover training policies, training forms, Tevera, and clinical training Q&A.

12:30pm-1:30pm: The Ethics of Clinical Supervision CE Event (1 CE included)

• This event is open to any community member seeking CEs.

According to the American Counseling Association, “Counselor supervisors, trainers, and educators should aspire to foster meaningful and respectful professional relationships and to maintain appropriate boundaries with supervisees and students in both face-to-face and electronic formats. They have theoretical and pedagogical foundations for their work; have knowledge of supervision models; and aim to be fair, accurate, and honest in their assessments of counselors, students, and supervisees.”

In order to be effective Clinical Supervisors, we have to have strong knowledge of the ethics of being an effective supervisor. Ethics is the foundation of all that we do as supervisors, clinicians, and educators.

In this presentation, Dr. Moore Reynolds will assist Clinical Supervisors in determining best practices between supervisor and supervisee, and supervisee and client. Participants will also identify the ethical and professional guidelines of Clinical Supervision. Finally, Dr. Reynolds will also discuss the ethical obligation that Clinical Supervisors must take care of their own health and mental health in order to be an effective Clinical Supervisor.


Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program participants will be able to:

1. Discuss the importance of clinical supervision to ensure best practices between (1)

supervisors and supervisees and (2) supervisees and clients.

2. Identify ethical and professional guidelines specific to clinical supervision and to gain

awareness of unethical practices in clinical supervision.

3. Learn how the use self-assessments can help determine whether there is a need for self-care and/or self-awareness while performing their duties as a clinical supervisor

Speaker

Dr. Shauna Moore Reynolds, Ed.D., LCPC-S, NCC, ACS is an Assistant Professor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in the Department of Clinical Mental Health. Dr. Reynolds holds a doctorate degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Texas Southern University.

Dr. Shauna Moore Reynolds, Ed.D., LCPC-S, NCC, ACS is The Director of Clinical Training at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, the President-Elect of Maryland Association for Counselor Educators and Supervision (MACES) of The Maryland 6 Counseling Association and the Owner and Executive Director of SMR Counseling Services. Dr. Reynolds holds a doctorate degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. Dr. Reynolds past experience includes appointed positions with Texas Department of Human Services, The Texas Department of Protective Services, The District of Columbia Attorney General’s Office, and The United States Attorney’s Office. Dr. Reynolds is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Washington, D.C., a National Certified Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. She holds positions as a Mental Health First Aid Facilitator, Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Volunteer and continues to be a source of support and mentorship for master’s level mental health counseling interns, pre-licensed and post-licensed counselors. Dr. Shauna’s areas of research include: Women’s Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Crisis, Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress, Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.

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 impact psychological practice, education, or research.

This program meets APA’s continuing education Goal 3: Program will allow psychologists to maintain, develop, and increase competencies in order to improve services to the public and enhance contributions to the profession.

References

American Counseling Association. (2014). 2014 ACA code of ethics. Author.

American Psychological Association. (2017). Ethical principles of psychologists and code of conduct. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/ethics/code/index.aspx.

Bernard, J. M., & Goodyear, R. K. (2014). Fundamentals of clinical supervision (5th ed.). Pearson.

Blount, A. J., & Mullen, P. R. (2015). Development of the integrative wellness model: Supervising counselors-in-training. The Professional Counselor, 5, 100–113. doi:10.15241/ajb.5.1.100

Lambie, G. W., & Blount, A. J. (2016). Tailoring supervision to the supervisee’s developmental level. In K. Jordan (Ed.), Couple, marriage, and family therapy supervision (pp. 71–86). Spring Publishing.

Storlie, C. A., & Smith, C. K. (2012). The effects of a wellness intervention in supervision. The Clinical Supervisor, 31, 228–239. doi:10.1080/07325223.2013.732504.

Wade, J. C., & Jones, J. E. (2015). Strength-based clinical supervision: A positive psychology approach to clinical training. Springer.

Registration and Fees

Chicago School DC Training Site Partners and Supervisors: Free (Please register with training site email)

Chicago School Faculty, Students, and Alumni: Free (Chicago School email required for free registration)

All Other Community Members: $10.00

All funds raised through this workshop will benefit The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s Washington DC Campus Counseling Department Scholarship Program.

Refund Policy: 100% of tuition is refundable up to 48 hours before the program. Within 48 hours of the program, tuition is nonrefundable.

Continuing Education

Target Audience: Professionals from all mental health disciplines and graduate students from all mental health disciplines.

Psychologists. 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 Danielle Bohrer at 312-467-2364. 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.

MFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs. Course meets the qualifications for 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 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, and pass a brief comprehension quiz, 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, Washington DC Campus has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 3061. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.