All information shared with me in the context of clinical supervision is held in strict confidence with the following exceptions:
If the supervisee exhibits signs of impairment·
If the supervisee exhibits behaviors that are unethical and/or dangerous to the client·
If I, as a supervisor, am court ordered to testify about the nature of a supervision relationship or of a client of the supervisee·
If a client’s welfare is in danger and it is deemed the supervisee is unable to assist the client adequately·
If a child, elderly person, or dependent person is being abused·
If I, as a supervisor, seek supervision from another licensed mental health professional·
Supervisees must inform their clients that they are obtaining clinical supervision and the bounds of confidentiality within the supervision relationship.
CODE OF ETHICS
As your supervisor, I adhere to the NASW Code of Ethics as well as regulations established by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE). You are responsible for following the Code of Ethics applicable to your credentialing body.