Many clinicians work in busy programs with lots of staff and most of the time still feel like they’re alone, almost a solo practitioner, but with a lot less control over their activities
Topics: clinical management, stress, supervision
Sexual relations between therapist and patient can seriously damage the public’s trust in the safety of their loved ones.
Topics: clinical management, ethics, supervision
Unhealthy conflict among staff can ‘bleed’ over into patient care, and that’s never good.
Topics: clinical management, supervision
Clinicians who improve their skills produce better outcomes for the client.
Topics: clinical management, clinician skills, professional skills, supervision
Social networking speech is protected, in the United States at least, by the same Constitution that protects other forms of speech.
Topics: administration, communication, supervision
“If my intentions are good,” they think to themselves, “how can my actions be unprofessional?”
Topics: administration, ethics, supervision
Countertransference issues can be a genuine hazard in our field. If allowed to continue, it can lead to some pretty spectacular incidents.
Topics: boundaries, clinical management, counseling skills, professional skills, supervision
With good controls, I’d say it’s a legit therapeutic option.
Topics: legal problems, MAT, prescription medications, research, supervision, systems