Apr 2018 Event

Supervision and Ethics with Groups (2 CEUs)

Course Description:

Supervision provides opportunities for unique ethical dilemmas to arise. Group supervision can compound those issues. This training will provide an overview of ethical dilemmas to consider entering into supervisory relationships as a supervisor or supervisee. Attendees will be able to dive into real-life group supervision case studies as well as engage in professional, guided case consultation.

Course Objectives

  1. Understand the impact of NASW Code of Ethics changes on supervision
  2. Develop ways to incorporate social justice into supervision
  3. Apply an ethical decision-making process to a case


George V. Baboila, MSW, LICSW, Co-Director, University of St. Thomas Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services and Clinical Faculty at University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University School of Social Work. George has been at the School of Social Work full time since 2007 and was an adjunct as well for the 10 years prior. He teaches supervision, couples and family counseling, and clinical social work in health care settings. At the IPC he supervises approximately 20 students per year in field placements utilizing both individual and group modalities. He has also led a task force on supervision for the Coalition of Licensed Social Workers.

Kristen Perron, MBA, MSW, LISW is a Teaching Specialist and Field Coordinator at the University of Minnesota – School of Social Work. She integrates group work principles into her teaching of field and practice methods with families and groups. Kristen conducts group supervision for those seeking macro-practice licensure. Kristen has taught as adjunct field faculty at St. Olaf College and St. Catherine University. She sat on the NASW-MN ethics committee from 2010-2015 and is a co-chair and international liaison of the International Association of Social Work with Groups – MN Chapter. Kristen knew group work was her passion when she was kicked out of preschool for facilitating group time.


Date: Friday, April 20, 2018
Time: 9-11a (Registration 8:30a)
Location: Northwest Area Foundation, 60 Plato Blvd #400, St. Paul, MN 55107

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