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Ethics and Law

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy Four experts discuss such topics as how to reason out clinical and ethical dilemmas using the principle of the best interest of the client as the primary principle, self-disclosure in the therapeutic relationship, personal involvement with patients and/or their families, and boundary violations. You can read the text of these interviews and/or acc ...

Credits:  4 $52.00 Buy
Ethical and Legal Issues in Substance Abuse Treatment This course discusses five principles of ethical decision-making in mental health practice and provides a step-by-step model for resolving ethical dilemmas. The course also explores specific ethical and legal issues as they relate to substance abuse treatment and the treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS. Topics include duty to treat, duty to warn, d ...

Credits:  3 $36.00 Buy
Ethical and Legal Issues: Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect Helene Snyder, JD, discusses the specific legal duties that are imposed on mental health professionals regarding the reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect. She also discusses proper record keeping procedures. A course addendum provides references to federal and state statutes throughout the US.

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
Ethical Boundaries and Custody Evaluations Brandt Caudill, JD, LMSW, an attorney who has co-authored two books on legal/ethical issues for mental health professionals, discusses the problem of boundaries in custody evaluations, a major source of ethical complaints.

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
Ethical Issues with Fees, Billing, and Collections Barton Bernstein, JD, LMSW, an attorney and social worker who has written two books on legal/ethical issues for mental health professionals, discusses his positions on fees, billing, and collections. The material includes a sample intake form.

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
Ethics and Countertransference Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA, takes a close look at countertransference, which is often at the root of ethical transgressions. Frank Summers, PhD, explains how ethical conduct motivated by respect for others is part of achieving selfhood. This CE course is designated as intermediate.


Credits:  2 $33.00 Buy
Ethics and Risk Management: E-mail Communication - Issues for Mental Health Counselors The authors discuss both the positive use of electronic communication and the need to address fundamental counseling issues that arise in using it. The article examines the AMHCA and ACA ethical codes for the use of technology in the counseling relationship.

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
Ethics and Risk Management: The Challenge of Technology A practitioners' use of digital technology has become enormously complex. Therapists are confronted with what to do about managing their online presence whether or not they are actively using social media. In addition, therapists face challenges in managing confidentiality and privacy issues, personal disclosure, dual relationships, and documentati ...

Credits:  1 $17.00 Buy
Ethics: Confidentiality Frederic Reamer, PhD, discusses ethical guidelines pertaining to privacy and confidentiality and recommends specific actions for therapists to take to protect clients from disclosure and therapists from potential licensing board complaints or malpractice lawsuits. Dr. Reamer also offers clinicians a series of steps to take when they face an ethical ...

Credits:  2 $30.00 Buy
Ethics: Money and the Therapeutic Relationship Kathleen Murphy, PhD, presents principles of ethical decision-making in setting fees and billing for psychological services, and Robert Galatzer-Levy, MD, discusses the psychological meaning of money in the therapeutic relationship, including the difficulty that therapists have in talking to patients about money. These interviews are text-based.

Credits:  2 $30.00 Buy
Ethics: Nine Ethical Values of Master Therapists Making the best ethical decisions can be challenging given the multitude of complex ethical situations that arise in practice. This program examines the ethical values that ten master therapists draw upon in their work.

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
Ethics: Receiving Gifts from Clients - Ethical and Therapeutic Issues The author discusses the extent and nature of client gift-giving in counseling, ethical and therapeutic issues, a scheme for categorizing and assessing gift-giving behavior, and general suggestions for handling these incidents.

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
Ethics: Spiritual Issues in Clinical Practice There are a number of ethical questions that arise out of the incorporation of spirituality into a clinical practice. This program is a series of four interviews that focus on such questions as informed consent, self disclosure, practice competence and training, documentation, dual relationships, boundary violations, client self determination, undu ...

Credits:  3 $40.00 Buy
Ethics: Termination of Psychotherapy In this interview, Denise Davis, PhD, identifies five types of terminations and discusses how clinicians can end therapy responsibly, even when conditions are challenging. She discusses how to handle pitfalls in the process and presents a number of essential steps for negotiating a clinically and ethically sound termination. You can read the text o ...

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
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