The Ethical Situations in Supervision course is a course designed to examine some of ethical scenarios that can play a role in our work as supervisors. There will be some scenarios that are presented, a description of how supervisors have handled this, and a discussion of the ethical responsibilities behind the scenario. This course will explore many facets of being in tune with ethical responsibilities within the supervision relationship. The supervision and ethics course is designed for as a continuing education unit for supervisors in many clinical fields, including, but not limited to: social work, clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, and counseling. This course is designed to be either an introductory course, a refresher course, or an intermediate course for supervision competencies and is asynchronous.
Upon completion of the Ethical Situations in Supervision course, participants should be able to:
1. Justify ethical decision making processes.
2. Formulate guide for ethical decision making within one’s own supervision work.
3. Evaluate common ethical challenges and how these can be approached.
4. Determine direction for specific dilemmas brought within the supervision relationship.