Unfortunately, however, there is little attention to how to openly address and discuss the implications of the attraction — leading to successful resolve of the issue. Incorporate experiential learning and case analysis into your work 3.
Include questions regarding potential legal and ethical issues as part of case discussions 4. While there is the potential for harm, there are also training and personal benefits. The potential for negative outcomes, as a result of dual relationships, centers on the power differential between the two parties.
Some authors acknowledge that dual relationships are not tantamount to negative outcomes Indeed, with appropriate attention to the power differentiation, there can be great flexibility in non-sexual dual relationships.
Nonsexual Dual Relationships There is a general consensus that dual relationships between supervisors and supervisees particularly in counselor education programs are inevitable.
Direct liability would be charged when the actions of a supervisor were themselves the cause of harm to a supervisee or a client for instance, if a supervisor suggested and documented an intervention that was determined to be the cause of harm.
Consensual but Hidden Sexual Relationships Results of studies indicate that the majority of sexual relationships between supervisor and supervisee fall in this category. Clients must not only be aware of therapeutic procedures, but also of supervision procedures. Unlike therapy relationships, persons who work together will share other experiences with each other.
These relationships tend to attract more confusion than harm. See the following links for the ethical standards related to supervision and training.
Because acting on an attraction poses serious ethical dilemmas, addressing the attraction in supervision or through consultation with other professionals is vital.
Supervisors may use a Professional Disclosure Statement as a to facilitate the informed consent discussion. Supervisors have a responsibility to openly acknowledge and discuss the management of the multiple relationships that may exist between supervisor and supervisee.
Ethical Decision Making Ethical dilemmas are inevitable in counseling and supervision. The topics of direct and vicarious liability, duty to warn, confidentiality, dual relationships, and informed consent will be discussed.
Supervisees must keep confidential all client information except of the purposes of supervision. The supervisor does not have to actually carry out the intervention, but if the supervisee follows the suggestion of a supervisor and this results in harm — this is direct liability.
Dual Relationships There are two major categories of dual relationships: Vicarious liability is being held liable for the actions of the supervisee when these were not suggested, or even known, by the supervisor. In counselor education programs, faculty members may be instructors, supervisors, academic advisors, personal confidants, and mentors.
Sexual Dual Relationships There are four categories of sexual relationships: In addition, supervisors have a responsibility to inform supervisees about the supervision process, potential for dual relationships, limits of confidentiality, and the conditions of their success or advancement evaluation criteria and process.The Institute welcomes readers to contribute to its online library of Financial Ethics Case Studies (FECS).
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