The Ethics of Supervision and Consultation: Practical Guidance for Mental Health Professionals

About the Course:

This course explores ethical, legal, and clinical aspects of supervision and consultation for mental health care practitioners across disciplines. Thomas addresses a variety of theoretical orientations and models and includes creative and realistic vignettes that provide an excellent tutorial for neophyte and experienced supervisors alike. Practical, solid, and wise, this book will help minimize risk while maximizing the richness of the supervisory experience.



Publication Date:

2010 First Edition


Janet T. Thomas, PsyD

Dr. Thomas has been in private practice since 1991 and has worked in medical, rehabilitation, college counseling, and community mental health settings. She also specialize in providing psychotherapy and assessment for health care professionals, and ethics consultation and clinical supervision for mental health professionals.

Recommended For:

This course is intended for new and experienced supervisors in mental health as well as students seeking a better understanding of supervision roles.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define supervision and consultation and their intersection with ethics.

  2. Describe and compare different codes of ethics.

  3. Explore ethical issues related to psychotherapy models of supervision.

  4. Describe and critique developmental models of supervision.

  5. Explore boundaries and multiple relationships.

  6. Outline the requirements for informed consent to supervision and consultation.

  7. Identify potential risks and benefits of group consultation and supervision.

  8. Explore the ethical challenges in mandated supervision

  9. Review documentation standards and requirements.

The Ethics of Supervision and Consultation: Practical Guidance for Mental Health Professionals

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Course Number: 101894
Credit Hours: 8cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 8cr
Exam Fee: $55.76
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