Clinical Supervision for Mental Health Professionals Conference:
Models, Approaches and Legal/Ethical Issues

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Elon University | Main Campus

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8:30-9:00 a.m. - Check In

Morning Session

  • Theories and Models of Supervision
  • Supervision versus case consultation: how to focus on the supervisee
  • How to give constructive feedback
  • Case studies

Noon-1:00 p.m. - Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

  • Legal and Ethical Codes: Comparing across disciplines
  • Ethical-Decision making models
  • Documentation in Supervision
  • Case Studies


Dr. Judy Esposito

Dr. Esposito received her B.A. in English from St. Andrews Presbyterian College, her M.A. in school counseling from Appalachian State University and her Ph.D. in counselor education from Virginia Tech. She is a licensed professional counselor, has experience as a former school counselor and specializes in play therapy with children and families. Dr. Esposito’s research interests include play therapy in the school setting, clinical supervision, alternative approaches to teaching helping skills and service-learning abroad.

Dr.Abbi Hattem

Dr. Hattem has been in private practice since 1987 and holds an adjunct faculty position in the department of human services studies at Elon University. She holds a B.A. in psychology from UCLA, an M.A. in child development from Washington State University, and a Ph.D. in sociology with specialization in individual, marriage, family and child psychotherapy from the University of Southern California. Dr. Hattem has also done coaching training with The Global Consulting Partnership and is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor.