Description: Sometimes the work of a clinician is full of surprises regardless of how careful one is to practice in an ethical and professional manner. The popular slogan of Nationwide insurance, "Life comes at you fastÂ®," seems to capture the spirit of these moments. All of us can recall times when we were caught off guard as supervisors or as trainees, when thinking on our feet was necessary but insufficient to meet the demands of a particular situation. During those times, referring to the ethics codes of our professional associations was of paramount importance.
Identify the most critical ethical issues in supervision
Define the ethical responsibilities a supervisor must assume in supervision
Examine relationships between the supervisor and supervisee beyond the formal process
Source: Clinical Supervision in the Helping Professions: A Practical Guide, Second edition by Gerald Corey, Robert Haynes, Patrice Moulton, Michelle Muratori
Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling,
California State University, Fullerton