Ethics and Supervision: Utilizing a Decision-Making Model to Navigate through Rough Waters

Students are introduced to and apply theories, concepts, and ethical decision-making models to supervision case studies involving ethical dilemmas (e.g., misconduct, boundary violations, dual relationship, social media, telemedicine). Through applying ethical decision models, students understand the necessary competencies, characteristics, and responsibilities of ethical clinical supervisors.

After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand characteristics, roles, and responsibilities of ethical and competent supervisors
  • Understand basic terms, concepts, and theories in ethics
  • Recognize components of various professional codes of ethics
  • Understand and apply ethical decision-making models to practice cases

 

After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand characteristics, roles, and responsibilities of ethical and competent supervisors
  • Understand basic terms, concepts, and theories in ethics
  • Recognize components of various professional codes of ethics
  • Understand and apply ethical decision-making models to practice cases

 

About the Presenter

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Michael Van Wert, LICSW, MSW, MPH

Michael Van Wert, LICSW, MSW, MPH is a Clinical Trainer and Research Associate at the Center for Practice Transformation at the University of Minnesota.  As a clinician, educator, and researcher, he is committed to improving evidence-based care for people living with mental health challenges.  As a clinician, he has provided group and individual therapy rooted heavily in cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavioral orientations to adults.  As a researcher, he has studied the prevention and treatment of psychological trauma, the integration of routine measurement-based care into mental health practice, the stabilization of acute behavioral health symptoms, the use of technology in mental health care, and the impact of health disasters on psychological well-being.  As an educator, he has trained mental health clinicians and students in effective therapeutic techniques, and public health practitioners in program evaluation and research methods.

This workshop is eligible for the I-RISE grant opportunity for eligible Minnesota residents. Please click here for details and eligibility information.