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Clinical Supervision Ethics

It is a central organizing activity that integrates the program mission, goals, and treatment philosophy with clinical theory and evidence-based practices (EBPs).

Psychotherapy Clinical Supervision Substance abuse treatment Psychology

The following are suggestions for new supervisors except:

Quickly learn the organization’s policies and procedures and human resources procedures. Ask for a period of 2 months to allow you to learn about your new role. Take time to learn about your supervisees, their career goals, interests, developmental objectives, and perceived strengths. Work to establish a contractual relationship with supervisees, with clear goals and methods of supervision

The following are one of the eight truths a beginning supervisor should commit to memory, EXCEPT:

The reason for supervision is to ensure quality client care. Supervision is only about work and nothing else. Culture and ethics influence all supervisory interactions. Be human and have a sense of humor.

This mode of clinical supervision focus primarily on the skills and learning needs of the supervisee and on setting goals that are SMART:

Competency-based models Treatment-based supervision models Integrated models. Developmental approaches

____________begins with the style of leadership and articulate a model of treatment, incorporate descriptive dimensions of supervision, and address contextual and developmental dimensions into supervision:

Competency-based models Treatment-based supervision models Integrated models Developmental approaches

Which of the following is NOT one of the attitudes or values of a supervisor?

Respect Sensitivity to diversity Empowering Self-assessing supervisor

Formal education in supervision should include instruction in which of the following:

Didactic seminars Continuing education Both a and b Research

Which of the underlying assumptions is NOT true about incorporating ethical issues into clinical supervision?

Ethical decision-making is a one-time, passive process. Ethical standards are not a cookbook. They tell you what you do, not always how. The most complex ethical issues arise in the context of two ethical behaviors that conflict. Therapy is conducted by fallible beings, people make mistake—hopefully, minor ones.

___________of the supervisor might include dereliction of supervisory responsibility, such as “not making a reasonable effort to supervisee”.

Direct liability Vicarious liability Ethical issues Legal issues

_____________occurs in supervision when a supervisor has a primary professional role with a supervisee and, at an earlier time, simultaneously or later, engages in another relationship with the supervisee that transcends the professional relationship.

Dual relationship Vicarious liability Direct liability Clinical issues

The most common basis for legal action against counselors and the most frequently heard complaint by certification boards against counselors is

Boundary violation Sexual impropriety Dual relationships Both a and b

It is the key to protecting the counselor and/or supervisor from legal concerns, requiring the recipient of any service or intervention to be sufficiently aware of what is to happen, and of the potential risks, and alternative approaches, so that the person can make an informed and intelligent decision about participating in that service.

Informed Consent Confidentiality Behavioral contracting Ethics

It is a detailed plan for supervision that includes the goals that you and the counselor wish to address over a certain period of time.

Behavioral contract Individual Development Plan Evaluation Legal Ethics

An important and often difficult supervisory task is managing problem staff or those individuals who should not be counselors. This function is called?

Evaluation Observation Gatekeeping function Therapy

It refers to the collective set of actions used to plan and deliver interventions and supports.

Well-being Daily functioning Practice Basic support

Which of the following are the basic functions of quality practice?

Engaging service partners Assessing and understanding the situation Both a and b Not planning any forms of intervention

It is the foundation for assuring consistent, high-quality practice.

Clinical supervision Integration model Intervention Planning Teamwork

The Clinical Supervisor’s experiences in group supervision can also inform and strengthen the work of the entire team through the use of a recognized ________________.

Developmental Model Integration Model Clinical Practice Improvement Model Multi-disciplinary model

Which of the following is NOT an organizational benefit of clinical supervision?

Creates clearly defined treatment goals which are measurable and time limited. Assures the treatment plan is a living, working document with the individual. Ensures proper documentation of care and can help with program integrity issues. Low quality treatment for individuals

Agencies are expected to have policies and procedures that assure that the review protocol should examine strengths and improvements in which of the following areas:

Engagement Teamwork Both a and b Inadequacy of interventions

_________must accompany the attestation with each independent and non-independent provider listed.

Agencies Non-independently licensed providers Staff roster Patients

The supervisor takes reasonable steps to establish and maintain the confidentiality of information arising from service delivery.

Disclosure of record keeping procedures Confidentiality of records Maintenance of records Security

The supervisor strives to be aware of applicable laws and regulations and to retain records for the period required by legal, regulatory, institutional, and ethical requirements and to keep the supervisees apprised of them.

Disclosure of record keeping procedures Retention of records Maintenance of records Security

Which of the following are the most important psychological diagnostic tools?

History Mental status examination Both a and b B only

Includes written procedures to be followed when a grievance or complaint has been made against the administration, the supervisor, or the counselor.

Due process Ethical Issues Legal Issues Statement of agreement

The_________is about how the client’s mental health information is used and disclosed.

Notice of Privacy Practices Consent to be treated by a trainee Treatment philosophy Treatment orientation

__________is generally counted on as a foundation of the therapist-client relationship.

Informed consent Confidentiality Commitment Trust

The purpose of the act is “protect children from abuse and neglect.”

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act CANRA Both a and b California Welfare and Institutions Code

It is the brief estimate of the length of time and/or number of sessions needed to reach each objective:

Methods and interventions Time estimate Objectives Goals of Therapy

____________means notes recorded (in any medium) by a health care provider who is mental health professional documenting or analyzing the contents of conversation during a private counseling session or a group, joint, or family counseling session and that are separated from the rest of the individual’s medical record.

Psychotherapy notes Medication prescription Modalities Treatment plan

The code of ethics guarantees ethical behavior.

True False

Determine what value this ethical principle pertains to: Social workers’ primary goal is to help people in need and to address social problems:

Service Social justice Dignity and worth Importance of Relationships

Determine what value does this ethical principle pertains to: Social workers challenge social injustice.

Service Social justice Dignity and worth Importance of relationships

 Determine what value does this ethical principle pertains to: Social workers respect the inherent dignity and worth of the person.

Service Social justice Dignity and worth Importance of human relationships

Determine what value does this ethical principle pertains to: Social workers recognize the central importance of human relationships

Importance of human relationships Social justice Dignity and worth Service