Continuing Education Program

Ethics in Supervision

Presenter: Kim Strom-Gottfried
April 26, 2019
UNH School of Law

Corporate wrongdoing, plagiarism cases and other scandals are but a few recent examples of lapses in ethical conduct in modern-day America. Helping professionals are not immune to ethical challenges as they strive to address difficult situations with scarce resources and increased pressures for efficiency. Supervisory personnel bear additional responsibility in helping to guide appropriate conduct in their supervisees. 

This workshop reviews key ethical principles for effective supervision and the resources and strategies to successfully implement them. Participants will apply key principles to case vignettes drawn from supervisory practice. In attending the seminar participants will:

  • Be familiar with the major tenets on supervision in the ethical codes of the APA, ACA and NASW
  • Learn recent findings about ethics complaints as they relate to supervisory activities. 
  • Practice strategies for weighing and resolving ethical dilemmas in supervision 
  • Identify resources for continued learning 

Presenter Background:

Dr. Kim Strom-Gottfried is the Smith P. Theimann, Jr. Distinguished Professor Ethics and Professional Practice at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Social Work.

Her teaching includes direct practice and her scholarly interests involve ethics, moral courage and social work education. She is the former chair of the National Association of Social Workers’ National Committee on Inquiry.  She has written over 60 articles, and chapters on ethics and practice and the author of several notable books on the subject.  Dr. Strom-Gottfried shares the stories of people who live their values, “to shine a light on their courage and seed more of it others.” In an authentic, meaningful and humorous way, she will lead us through a day of thought provoking and important work. 

Program Details

Date:   April 26, 2019
Time:   9:00am - 4:30pm
Location:  UNH School of Law
                  2 White St
                  Concord, NH

Cost:  $125

*Discount for SW Alums or current SW field supervisors

CEU Credits:  6 Category I CEUs in Ethics
                   Approved by NASW-NH Chapter

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