Law, Ethics and Supervision Through Movies, Stories, and TV Series

Presented and developed by Gregory Crosby, MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA

We will explore the challenges and joys of supervision through story telling in movies, tv and stories. The workshop will examine the important skills of therapeutic teaching and alliance in the supervisory relationship, a bio/psycho social model to review cases, visual case formulation to enhance reviewing cases, attending to scope of practice, minimizing risk and liability and the appropriate place of inner work and its role in supervision for supervisor and supervisee.


  • Examine the biological/psychological/social model to examine cases.
  • Understand the important elements of a good supervision relationship and therapeutic factors of change.
  • Learn to implement a visual case formulation model
  • Delineate steps to minimize risk and liability
  • Focus on  working with in scope of practice
  •  Recognize the importance of inner work as a supervisor and supervisee.


Campbell, Jane(2000) Becoming and Effective Supervisor .Ann Arbor, Mich.. Sheridan Books.

Hollis, James (2008) Why Good People Do Bad Things: Understanding Our Darker Selves. New York, NY : Avery.

Piper, Mary (2003) Letters to a Young Therapists (Art of Mentoring) New York: Basic Books.

Wedding, Danny, Niemiec, Ryan (2014) Movies and Mental Illness: Using Films to Enhance Psychopathology 4th Edition. Toronto, Canada: Hogrefe Press.

Yalom, Irv (2017) Becoming Myself ((A Psychiatrist Memoir).  New York: Basic Books.

Continuing Education (CE) Information

6 CEs

Meets the Law and Ethics requirement along with the Clinical Supervision requirement in Oregon.  Meets the Law and Ethics requirement in Washington state.

Gregory Alan Crosby, MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA

Greg Crosby has a M.A. in Sociology from Ball State University, Muncie IN and a B.A. in Sociology/Psychology from the University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.

Mr. Crosby currently has a private practice where he sees groups and individual adults with Adult ADD and comorbid disorders.  He also is Associate Faculty (Adjunct) at Marylhurst University where he teaches courses both on the Graduate level and the Undergraduate level, and Adjunct Faculty at Portland State University.

In October of 2012, Greg retired from Kaiser Permanente in Portland, OR where he was the Clinical Group/Intern Program Coordinator/Clinician.  He had been there since 1987.  He has also been Adjunct Faculty at Lewis & Clark College and a Clinical Instructor at Oregon Health Sciences University, Department of Psychology.

Mr. Crosby has published numerous articles both nationally and internationally.  He has co-written a couple books and presented trainings nationally on a wide range of topics.

His new book co-authored with Tonya Lippert is titled: Transforming ADHD:  Attention and Action Regulation Skills to Focus and Succeed.

Greg Crosby is known for his entertaining presentations that blend integrating ideas from liberal arts and the sciences into his lectures and exercises.

Upcoming Dates and Registration

Date: Friday, November 16th, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Cost: $159.00 USD

Campus: Providence Willamette Falls Community Center, Oregon City, OR
Room:     Room D
Map:       Directions to our campus location.
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