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Recognizing the Ethical Challenges in Your Own Setting

Date - Wednesday, October 6, 2021
11:00 am EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

Zoom Interactive Webinar [1]

CE Credits: 2
Price: $ 60

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Recognizing the Ethical Challenges in Your Own Setting.

A ZOOM Interactive Workshop led by Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist,
Executive Director of the Center for Ethical Practice



I. Physical Setting
    Challenges to Privacy
     Limitations to Your Safety
     Limitations to Client Safety

II. Colleague Behavior
     Colleague Conversations with You
     Colleague Interactions with Clients
     Colleague Interactions with Staff

III. Non-Clinical Staff Behavior
     Staff Interactions with Clients
     Staff Conversations about Clients
     Staff Lapses about Privacy and Confidentiality

IV. Client Behavior
     Client Interactions with Other Clients
     Client Waiting Room Behavior/ Interactions with Staff
     Therapy Room Behavior

V. Ethical Complications in Your Clinical Cases
     Informed Consent
     Multiple Relationships
     Confidentiality Issues
     Ethical/Legal Conflicts (e.g., Subpoenas; Court Orders)

VI. Ethical Issues Arising in Your Business & Professional Practices
     Forms & Record Keeping: Content, Format (e.g., paper vs. cloud storage)
     Technology: Email, Texting, FAX, & Other Electronic Transmissions
     Billing & Collections
     Social Media

VII. Legal Issues Creating Ethical Dilemmas
     State Licensing Board Regulations (e.g., re Peer Reporting)
     State Statutes (e.g., Abuse Reporting Laws)
     Federal Regulations (e.g., HIPAA)

VIII. Personal Issues: Competency, Overwork, Burnout, Personal Problems


Learning Objectives:

  1. Name two potential ethical dilemmas that might arise in your own clinical setting.
  2. If the dilemma is preventable, describe possible solutions for preventing or reducing
    such dilemmas.
  3. Explain your ethical options when this kind of dilemma is not “preventable.”

continuing education for American Psychological AssociationThe Center for Ethical Practice is approved by the American Psychological  Center for Ethical Practice is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

continuing education for National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)The Center for Ethical Practice has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6768). The Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.

The Center for Ethical Practice (provider #1287), is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The Center for Ethical Practice maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 3/21/2021-3/21/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 2 ethics continuing education credits.



The Center for Ethical Practice
977 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville VA 22901
Tel: 434-971-1841
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