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Working With Minors: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Pitfalls

Appropriate for any mental health professional who works with minors in any setting, this workshop covers some of the ethical and legal basics, plus some of the complications created by Virginia statutes and court cases.

OUTLINE

PART I

Ethical Standards: Beginning the Relationship

Legal Issues

Historical Context

Developmental Bases for Ethical and Professional Treatment Decisions

Informed Consent Implications

PART II

Ethical Standards: Roles, Boundaries & Confidentiality

 Legal Issues

 Decisions About Confidentiality and Disclosure

 Professional Relationship Issues

Roles: Which hat(s) are you wearing?

Clinical Boundaries: Where do you draw the lines?

Discussion of Clinical Case Material