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(p. 443) Ethics Issues Regarding Supervision and Consultation in Private Practice 

(p. 443) Ethics Issues Regarding Supervision and Consultation in Private Practice
(p. 443) Ethics Issues Regarding Supervision and Consultation in Private Practice

Rodney K. Goodyear

, Carol A. Falender

, and Tony Rousmaniere

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date: 28 May 2020

This chapter describes key ethical challenges confronting mental health professionals who provide supervision and consultation in private practice settings. Essential features of supervision and consultation are explained. The value and content of a supervision or consultation contract are discussed. Demands and challenges of the gatekeeping role for supervisors are considered. Types of competence and implications for supervision and consultation are presented. Guidance is provided in managing multiple relationships in supervision and consultation and in avoiding conflicts of interest. Competence, security, and confidentiality in using technology for supervision and training are considered. The chapter concludes with a discussion of nine common ethical dilemmas for supervisors and consultants in private practice settings.

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