Confidentiality Issues in Clinical Supervision



The focus of most major clinical organizations is to promote ethical principles and competency within the profession of counseling. The purpose of this course is to assist clinicians in their awareness of and training in the process of counseling supervision, with the objective of educating professionals in ethical and legal decision-making.


  • Obtain insight into the theoretical framework of the ethical implications of varying types of supervisory styles among mental health populations
  • Gain an understanding of legal, ethical, and multicultural associated with clinical supervision
  • Explain the comprehensive overview of the laws and professional guidelines linked to service provision in the behavioral health field
  • Examine counseling styles associated with the clinical supervisor
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by ASWB, NAADAC & NBCC
State Board Approval
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
OCDP BOARD # 50-29024

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Beginner to Intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 1025
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
    • Lecture.1
      Confidentiality Issues in Clinical Supervision
    • Lecture.1
      Confidentiality Issues in Clinical Supervision
  • QUIZ
    • Quiz.1
      Confidentiality Issues in Clinical Supervision 15 questions

Dr. Janelle Bettis is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator in the Mental Health Counseling Program at Bowie State University. She is also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor in the State of Maryland. Dr. Bettis obtained her Masters of Arts in Community Counseling and Doctorate of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University, Northern Virginia. Dr. Bettis has experience working with children, adolescents and adults with a myriad of diagnoses such as bipolar, depression, anxiety, ODD, ADHD. Dr. Bettis has worked in a variety of settings such as school, in home, clinic and within the community. Research interests include home-based counseling, social justice/advocacy, clinical supervision, public policy/legislation, counselors-in-training, community mental health, African American women’s issues, qualitative research methods. Dr. Bettis currently serves as Co-Chair of the Emerging Leaders Program and Webinar Committee for Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES), and Committee Member of the ACA Public Policy Committee.