Ways of Organizing Essential Ethical & Legal Information
This workshop is designed to review and organize the broad range of
ethical and legal information that mental health professionals are responsible for knowing.
Categories must encompass ethical topics such as those below
& must also reflect legal sources of information about those topics from
state and federal sources such as those below.
I. General Ethical Practice
Maintaining Professional Competency
II. Relationships With Clients/Patients
III. Services to Clients
IV. Interaction With Other Professionals
V. Teaching, Research, & Writing
VI. Advertising & Public Statements
Virginia Licensing Board Regulations
Virginia State Agency Regulations
Federal Regulations (e.g., HIPAA)
Legally-Binding Private Contracts:
Third Party Reimbursement Contracts
Private Group Contracts
1. To consider categories that would help me organize essential ethical and legal material.
2. To test the usefulness of those categories using hypothetical cases from my own practice.
3. To practice using those categories with case vignettes that involve ethical and legal issues.