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Professional Responsibility/Ethics and Boundaries in Clinical Supervision

Part of the AODA Clinical Supervision Program

Learn how to operate within the boundaries of legal and ethical codes and the regulations for the protection of all parties, including the agency, administration, staff and clients. Legal and ethical issues of supervision include direct and vicarious liability, confidentiality, informed consent and due process, supervisor and supervisee scope of competence and practice, and dual relationships.

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
AODA Clinical Supervision Certificate
Professional Certificate in Human Services


Kenneth Ginlack, LCSW, APSW, CSAC, ICS

Kenneth Ginlack, LCSW, APSW, CSAC, ICS

Kenneth Ginlack is a mental health and substance abuse therapist. He earned his undergraduate degree from Upper Iowa University in human services with emphasis on social work in 2014. He completed his graduate degree from Loyola University in social work ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Learn and understand the legal requirements of clinical supervisors
  • Learn and understand the importance of ethics and boundaries in clinical supervision
  • Learn and understand legal issues clinical supervisors may face
  • Describe effective  informed consent when acting as a clinical supervisor
  • Apply ethical decision making principles to the practice of clinical supervision

Course Outline/Topics

Time Activity
9am-10:30am Operating within the boundaries of legal, ethical codes and
regulations for clinical supervision
10:30am-noon Protecting all parties, including the agency, administration, staff,
and clients in clinical supervision
In-house lunch
12:30pm-3pm Legal and ethical issues of Clinical Supervision
3pm-4pm Case Study (review questions and answers).

Date: Tue, Nov 16

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 9am-4pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Kenneth Ginlack LCSW, APSW, CSAC, ICS

Fee: $249

CEUs: 0.6, CEHs: 6

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 7740-13810

Note: A link to access the online classroom will be emailed within a few weeks of the start date. Please contact with any questions.

Registration Deadline: Nov 16

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