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Ethical and Legal Issues in Clincial Supervision (3 CEs)

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Clincial Supervision (3 CEs)

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Time and Date to be determined
Cognitive Behavior Institute , 125 Emeryville Drive, Suite 230, Cranberry Twp. PA 16066

About The Event

This program is suited for behavioral health practictioners including psychologists, licensed counselors, and licensed social workers.

Program Level: Advanced

Presented by: Jonathan Impellizzeri, PhD, LMFT, ACS, DCC

Continuing Education Certificate (optional) : 3 Hours

After providing a brief overview of the empirical literature on the major models and methods of clinical supervision, this session will review the salient ethical and legal considerations related to the role of clinical supervisor. Best practice standards will be explored both in terms of professional ethics and in terms of liability management with special attention given to the burgeoning practice of distance supervision. Through a case vignette, participants will identify the ethical dilemmas at stake, address the ethical and legal missteps of the supervisor on the case, and develop an alternative course of action after considering one’s professional ethical codes and standards, relevant case laws, and an ethical decision-making model.


1. Participants will identify relevant ethical and legal issues associated with the clinical supervisor role.

2. Participants will summarize the empirical literature related to the best practice standards in clinical supervision.

3. Participants will identify unique ethical and legal issues related to distance supervision.

4. Participants will apply three new supervision strategies that can be utilized in one’s professional setting in order to promote client welfare and the professional development of one’s supervisees.

***Cognitive Behavior Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Cognitive Behavior Institute maintains responsibility for content of this program. It is the responsibility of the attendee, not Cognitive Behavior Institute, to verify APA Continuing Education Credits are approved by the attendee's respective state licensing board.