Friday, September 9, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT
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W. Keith Sutton, Psy.D. 
Bay Area Community Counseling 
(415) 488-6122 

Supervision, Law, and Ethics Training with Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW 

Supervisors have ethical responsibilities to supervisees, clients, and the profession, and are guided by laws regarding client care and employment. This course provides legal and ethical information to supervisors working in mental health settings. Topics include: ethical decision making, ethics of supervision, the difference between psychotherapy and supervision, laws that impact supervisors and supervisees, mandatory reporting issues, documentation, liability risk and risk prevention, supervisory competency expectations, ethical expectations of supervisees, termination of employment, dual relationships. Material will be covered through lecture, discussion, and vignettes.

Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW, is a clinical social worker who has worked in HMOs, public agencies, and private practice as both a mental-health provider and a supervisor for over thirty years. She is a CAMFT certified supervisor and has a Certificate in Advanced Supervision from Smith College School for Social Work. She teaches courses in clinical supervision, law and ethics, diagnoses, time management, vicarious traumatization and energy psychology at universities, conferences, and mental-health agencies. She is the immediate past chair of the Association for Energy Psychology’s Humanitarian Committee.


*Meets Requirements for California's Board of Psychology 6 Hour Supervision Requirements AND Law & Ethics Requirement, and meets the California Board of Behavioral Health 6 Hour Supervision Requirement OR the 6 Hour Law & Ethics Requirement

For more information about the Supervision, Law, and Ethics Training, please call(415) 488-6122 or email info@sf-bacc.org.

For information regarding workshop accommodations, and cancellation and refund policies, visit sfiap.com/cehelp.

Information on Continuing Education Credit for Health Professionals

• CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (IAP) which is co-sponsoring this program. The Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

• The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFT license renewal for programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association. 

• LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFTs, and other mental health professionals from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board as to whether or not they accept programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.

•For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance or about CE, contact IAP at admin@sfiap.com