Learning Objectives

Legal and Ethical Guidelines in Supervision

  1. Participants will learn the importance and purpose of the Professional Codes of Ethics, Georgia Composite Board, CPCS, and ACA in the supervisory process.
  2. Participants will gain insight into how the CPCS Code of Ethics provides clear guidance for supervisory processes.
  3. Participants will discuss applying the relevant legal and ethical guidelines of Georgia’s jurisdiction and their laws and rules for current situations within supervision.
  4. Participants will use the Professional Codes of Ethics during group discussion to answer questions for case studies.

Foundations of Supervision

  1. Participants will gain insight into the definition of supervision and process as directed by the ACA, Georgia Composite Board, and CPCS Professional Code of Ethics.
  2. Participants will define the roles of supervision of both supervisor and supervisee, which can be utilized by supervisors during the supervisory process.
  3. Participants will learn the structure and relationship of the supervisory process.
  4.  Participants will learn the importance of customizing their supervisory process that is most effective for supervisor supervisee meets the requirements of supervision, and ensure the wellbeing of the supervisee’s client as directed by the Professional Code of Ethics

Documentations and Methods of Supervision

  1. Participants will learn Administrative Documentation of the supervisory process.
  2. Participants will be introduced to the major and key components of the supervisory process regarding evaluations, discipline policy, and improvement plans.
  3. Participants will learn the different models of supervision and select the best fit. 
  4. Participants will gain insight into guidelines of suggestions provided in the ACA Code of Ethics Section F (F.d and F.9 Evaluation and Remediation), CPCS guides for the supervisory process.

Telehealth For Therapy & Supervision

  1.  Participants will gain knowledge about appropriate telehealth technology and law in Georgia and how it pertains to telehealth therapy and supervision.
  1.  There will be a discussion regarding maintaining boundaries and standards of the professional code of ethics, such as the ACA, Georgia Composite Board, and CPCS.
  2. Participants will learn to apply HIPAA compliance to therapy, supervision, and client treatment.
  3. Participants will gain insight into the need to include telehealth supervision within the supervision contract to be included in Informed Consent.
  4.  Participants will learn telehealth Concerns and Ethics in Supervision
  5. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding regarding both supervisors' and supervisees' competency in telehealth.

 Supervision Practicum: Applications, Principles & Facilitations

  1. 1.Participants will take all learned knowledge from prior supervision training and make ethical and legal applications of supervision plans.
  2. Through role- play participants will have insight into the supervision process as well as dilemmas which may occur.
  3. Participants will use professional codes of ethics as well as prior knowledge of supervision to discuss case scenarios.
  4. Participants will have the opportunity role-play as a supervision for both individual and group supervision settings.


Clinical and Ethical Components of Becoming a Behavioral Health Presenter(Trainer)

  1.  Examining one the primary purposes of the Professional Code of Ethics both ACA & Georgia Composite Board in safeguarding the welfare of clients, and how it transmits and correlates with being a presenter.
  2. Taking a closer look at Section: C “Professional Responsibility” with emphasis on 1. Knowledge and Compliance with standards, 2. Professional Competence, 2a. Boundaries of Competence, 2b. New Specialty areas of practice, 2f. Continuing Education and others.
  3. Importance of developing learning Objectives in areas of clinical proficiency with beneficial goals to clinician and/or consumer of targeted audience.

Ins and Outs of Becoming a Mental Health Critical Incidents Responder 

  1. Describe a variety of critical incidents and how they affect people and their communities differently.
  2. Identify the skills and abilities necessary to participate with Critical Incident Stress Management as a mental health CIRD.
  3. Define 'crisis intervention" as it relates to critical incidents and identify the stages of disaster/critical incidents recovery and problems associated with each stage.
  4. Identify the signs and symptoms of crisis induced stress and emotional trauma.
  5. Discuss and be able to recognize critical incident's effects and impacts on victims and workers, including acute and posttraumatic stress.
  6. Identify common strategies for coping with disaster and critical incident related stress and demonstrate basic disaster mental health professional responses to critical incident related crisis situations/scenarios



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