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Event date: 8/14/2020 8:45 AM - 12:15 PM Export event
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Ethical Considerations for Clinical Social Workers Providing Supervision-LIVE WEBINAR


This live webinar class has been designed as a follow up to the 6.0 Initial Clinical Supervision class provided by the NASW-IA Chapter. Other clinical social workers who have had at least 6.0 hours of clinical supervision are welcome to join. 

This course has been developed met meet the requirements of the Iowa Board of Social Work. 

PLEASE NOTE: This course is designed to discuss ethical considerations for individuals who are providing supervision to LMSWs. 

Ethics of Supervision (3.0 CEUs)
As the profession of social work changes and adapts to the world we live in, so does the practice of clinical supervision. Multicultural clientele, legal updates, multidisciplinary teams, and the increased use of technology are just some of the issues that create ethical questions for clinical supervisors. This workshop will introduce a couple of ethical screens and utilize them to explore the above topics and others as they pertain to the practice of ethical supervision.

Ethics of Supervision Objectives:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the important ethical issues related to clinical supervision.
2. Describe areas of potential liability in clinical supervision.
3. Identify strategies for incorporating ethical responsibilities into practice.

Presenter: Bruce Buchanan-ACSW, LISW, BCD - Clinical Social Worker, is in private practice in Des Moines and is the President and CEO at Compass Clinical Associates. Bruce chairs the ethics committee for NASW Iowa chapter. He is a clinical consultant for Human Services Agencies in Central Iowa, a Family Therapy consultant for the Greater Des Moines Child Abuse & Neglect Council, and a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. He is also the former Clinical Chair of the Exam Committee of the Association of Social Work Boards. He continues to be a form reviewer for the ASWB exam. He is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics. He was the recipient of the Margaret Hess Leadership in Family Empowerment Life Award presented to him by Youth and Sheltered Services of Ames, Iowa in 2012.

For questions, please contact Kimberlee Gregory at or 515.635.5184

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