Clinical Supervision, Legal, Ethical, and Risk Management Issues
Author: George B. Haarman, Psy.D., LMFT
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Course Created: 2013
Practice Level: Intermediate
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George B. Haarman, Psy.D., LMFT
George B. Haarman, Psy.D., LMFT, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 30 years of experience in private practice, working with youth detention centers, juvenile group homes, child protective services, and juvenile probation. Dr. Haarman is currently in private practice, and also serves as a consultant to several school systems regarding the assessment of children. Prior to being in private practice, he was the Deputy Director for Jefferson County Department for Human Services in Louisville, KY. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Spalding University and is a member of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Haarman has been an instructor at Jefferson Community College, Bellarmine University, and Spalding University. He has presented seminars regionally and nationally on clinical supervision, psychopathology, depression, and emotional disorders in children and adolescents. Dr. Haarman is the author of two books: School Refusal: Children Who Can't or Won't Go to School and Clinical Supervision: Legal, Ethical, and Risk Management Issues.
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This course will attempt to identify and review many of the common problems and challenges of clinical supervision that occur in mental health and social services settings. Legal, ethical, and risk-management issues will be identified and reviewed, along with potential solutions. The roles and responsibilities of the supervisor and supervisee will be examined and techniques to define goals and objectives of supervision defined. Common difficulties and specific problem situations that may occur in supervision are reviewed and discussed.
The course will also assist in making distinctions between administrative and clinical supervision, areas of potential overlap or conflict, and potential difficulties with boundary issues. Specific supervisor competencies and the qualities and characteristics of effective supervisors will be reviewed.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.
- compare models of supervision.
- Describe ethical issues in supervision.
- Explain legal issues in supervision.
- Describe supervisee impairment.
- utilize evaluation in supervision.
- Competent and Effective Supervision
- Models of Clinical Supervision
- Supervisory Formats and Techniques
- Ethical Issues in Supervision
- Legal Issues in Supervision
- Risk Management Strategies
- Evaluation in Supervision
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