Online Course » Ethics and Countertransference

Course Description:
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.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Explain how a countertransference response becomes a betrayal of the therapeutic bond.
  • Describe the differences between friendship and therapy.
  • Apply Ferentz's two question litmus test to determine whether a course of action is a potential boundary violation.
  • Illustrate when to use the 5 second rule in the therapeutic relationship.
Intended Audience:
Target audience:  Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, social workers, physicians, nurses
Author Bio:
Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA, is a Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association. She has been in private practice for 30 years, specializing in adolescent and adult survivors of trauma, abuse, and neglect. She uses many creative modalities in her work to address issues of affect regulation, co-dependency, addictions, eating disorders and self-destructive behaviors, depression, anxiety, countertransference, ethics, professional burn-out, and self-care.

Frank Summers, PhD,  is Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University and holds faculty positions both at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis. He is president of the Division of Psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association.
Credits:
2.00
Hours:
2.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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