Clinical Supervision carries with it legal risks as well as a multitude of ethical and boundary issues, whether one is supervising trainees or seasoned professionals. At the same time, the standard of care in supervision is typically far less clear to both supervisor & supervisee.
This program examines a number of special concerns such as cultural & diversity issues, the challenges of the new technologies, questions of supervision at a distance, supervision of students or practitioners under discipline, and supervision as a remedy for practice deficiencies.
Participants will be able to describe:
Ethical & boundary challenges with clients
Multicultural issues related to diversity among clients, supervisors & supervisees
Boundary issues with regard to electronic media & the internet
Challenges in use of Apps and other electronic tools
Development of policies re: electronic media
Overview of Cultural Diversity Issues
Cultural changes in service delivery
Challenges within the supervisory relationship
Challenges supervisee faces in community
Multicultural Challenges with Case Examples
Different understandings of boundaries
Special service problems- assessment & intervention challenges
Developing skills and resources
Dangers & Opportunities with Technology
Ethical & boundary issues impacted by the internet
Applying traditional principles to ever-changing methods & tools
Impact & use of Apps – evaluation of Apps
Dealing with health rating sites & client harassment
Web research on clients and by clients
Connecting with clients & supervisees on the web
6.0 CE Hours Available
About the Author:
Gary Schoener is Director of Consultation & Training for the Walk-In Counseling Center in Minneapolis for which he served as Executive Director for 37 years. He has been a practicing clinical and forensic psychologist for 46 years. Gary has served as an expert in ethics, boundaries,supervision, and administrative responsibility in cases throughout the U.S. and Canada, and consults and speaks internationally on these issues. He was the 2010 Traveling Professor of the Royal Australia & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
He is the author of hundreds of articles, book chapters, & monographs and co-author of two books, Assisting Impaired Psychologists and Psychotherapists’ Sexual Involvement With Clients: Intervention & Prevention. He has worked with major regulatory bodies in a number of fields including nursing, medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, alcohol & substance abuse counseling, marriage and family counseling and occupational therapy nationally and internationally.