One Day Ethics and Supervision Refresher



Friday, September 10, 2021


Online, Real-Time, Interactive via Zoom

Morning Session Ethics: 8:30am Sign In – 9am-12pm EST Workshop
Afternoon Session Supervision: 12:30pm Sign In – 1-4pm EST Workshop


Morning or Afternoon Session

$65 Early Registration through 9/3/2021

$75 Late Registration after 9/3/2021

$55 Groups of 3+


$119 Early Registration through 9/3/2021

$140 Late Registration after 9/3/2021

$99 Groups of 3+


Ethics in Telemental Health


There has been significant growth in the use of digital, online, and other electronic technologies in mental health practice. Technology has created opportunities for mental health professionals to provide service, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. With this new digital age has come new opportunities and challenges particularly with ethical considerations. This workshop is designed to help mental health professionals understand these ethical challenges with a new lens to ensure that they are equipped to practice ethically in a digital world.



Jo Ann R. Regan, PhD, MSW, FNAP is the Dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS) at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Prior to coming to NCSSS, she worked for nine years at the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the national association representing social work education with over 800 accredited baccalaureate and master’s degree programs and educators advancing quality social work education. As the Vice President of Education, Dr. Regan led national accreditation, education, research, faculty, student, and technology initiatives. She was responsible for the advancement of technology in social work programs through her work as a member of the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) and NASW Technology Standards Task Force that developed national technology standards and model regulatory standards for social work practice. She has taught in several social work programs including the University of South Carolina, University of Hawaii, and California State University-Long Beach, and practiced in child welfare and the mental health field as a social worker. Her research and publications have focused on distance education and the use of technology for social work practice.


  • Review definitions of telemental health and forms of technology used in providing telemental health services.
  • Review prominent code of ethics and practice standards governing mental health professionals use of technology in practice
  • Describe ethical challenges related to mental health professionals use of technology to deliver mental health services
  • Describe federal and state laws that govern mental health professionals use of technology in delivering telemental health services
  • Discuss risk management strategies to protect clients and help prevent lawsuits and licensing board complaints


3 Hour Supervisor Refresher Course

3 CEUs

This three-hour session is a refresher for supervisors with various levels of experience. The session will cover important aspects of communicating for better performance and outcomes in the workplace. Attendees will identify common barriers to effective communication with supervisees, peers, and upper management. Attendees will practice techniques for enhancing communication when there are style differences and conflict.



Dr. Pamela Love Manning, PhD, MSW, MBA has extensive experience providing leadership consulting and training in Maryland and D.C. Dr. Love Manning has over 20 years of experience as a trainer and educator. She has taught social work courses at universities in Maryland and in a virtual academic program in California. She has also taught psychology and family studies courses. She is the founder of DP Love Enterprises which offers personal and professional development training, coaching, and personal development products. Dr. Love Manning holds an MSW and Ph.D. in Social Work.


  • Discuss the importance of supervisors utilizing strategies for effective communication
  • Examine common barriers to effective communication in the workplace
  • Identify strategies for effective communication when there are style and other differences
  • Examine how communication can enhance the performance and outcomes of supervisees.



CEU Credit Info


All attendees receive Maryland and DC Social Work CEU credits. These credits are accepted for:

  • Maryland Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Maryland Social Workers
  • Maryland Psychologists
  • Maryland Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Maryland Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Maryland Residential Child Care Professionals
  • DC Social Workers
  • DC Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Virginia Social Workers
  • West Virginia Social Workers
  • New Jersey Social Workers
  • Alabama Social Workers
  • Don't see your licensure listed here? Contact your licensing board and ask if they accept Maryland or DC Social Work approved credits. Many states automatically accept credits approved by another state licensing board.

Maryland CEU Institute/Optimal Life Solutions, LLC is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) for continuing education credits (Category 1 CEUs). Our workshops are also approved for credit through the DC Board of Social Work.  For more information please visit our FAQ page.

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