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In-Person Workshop

F22-2002B More Than Three Hours in Two Years: The Supervisors Role in Bringing Ethical Behavior to the Forefront of Daily Practice (In-Person)

Total Credits: 3 including 3 Supervision CEs

In-Person Workshop |  2000 Supervision
Frances Williams-Crawford, LCSW-C
Course Levels:
3 Hours 15 Minutes
University of Maryland School of Social Work - Baltimore, Maryland



The supervisor’s role is to create structures and supports that serve both role models and enforce ethical behavior among staff. This workshop will engage participants to reflect on what they are doing to infuse their workers’ practice both in field and in office settings. Concrete tools will be reviewed to enhance ethical perspectives in decision-making in supervision.


This is approved for Supervision NOT Ethics. 



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Since 2012, Frances Williams-Crawford, LCSW-C, has been a senior training specialist at the University of Maryland’s Child Welfare Academy.  Her areas of specialty are CPS investigations, supervision, effective engagement and interviewing, sexual abuse, trauma responsive casework, and ethics. Before that, she worked in the Maryland Department of Social Services for 16 years. There, she was a supervisor of Child Protective Services for 11 years. Before that she was a caseworker in CPS investigations, Families Now, and family preservation services. In addition to her work at DSS, she was faculty for the Child First/Finding Words Initiative from 2007 to 2020. This program teaches Maryland’s prosecutors, law enforcement, and forensic interviewers the best practice techniques in interviewing alleged child sexual abuse victims. In addition, Mrs. Williams-Crawford was an adjunct faculty at Salisbury University from 2007 to 2013, teaching courses for Interviewing and Social Work Theory. She also has provided Ethics and Supervision training for Continuing Professional Education Department of University of Maryland Social of Social Work since 2016. Ms. Williams-Crawford has also worked part-time as a psychotherapist at a local clinic on the Eastern Shore since 2019.  

Agenda & Learning Objectives



09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:30


  • Introductions/Orientation
  • Values and Principles
  • Supervisory Roles/Responsibilites
10:30 - 10:40     Break
10:40 - 12:15

Lecture (Continued):

  • Supervisory Roles/Responsibilities
  • Infusing Ethics at the Agency
  • Monitoring Practice
  • Planning for Change
12:15 Questions & Adjournment



Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the core values and principle of NASW’s Code of Ethics
  • Identify key roles and responsibilities in NASW’s Code of Ethics as it pertains to supervisory role
  • Discuss COMAR for Ethical Responsibilities
  • Discuss COMAR for Supervision Responsibilities
  • Describe techniques to use in supervision to encourage ethical casework in staff’s work with clients
  • Describe structures for supervisors to create to assure ethical conduct in the office

Bibliography & References



Late Fees and Refunds


Fee & Registration:

Cost is $70 and includes CE credit. *Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.


*All cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee

Course Completion & CE Information


Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 3.0 Category I Continuing Education Units for supervision. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.


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Target Audience

Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists


University of Maryland School of Social Work

525 W Redwood St., Baltimore, Maryland 21201, United States
(410) 706-7790