Ethics for Behavioral, Mental Health Counselors and Social Workers

Educational Objectives

This course will offer real-life case examples and thought-provoking scenarios while learning counseling ethics for the 21st century. Learning the ethical, legal and professional issues in counseling will make today’s challenging topics and concepts easy to discuss and learn. The course will teach a comprehensive understanding of the use of technology in and outside the therapy room. Increase your confidence for applying the code of ethics to protect your clients, yourself, and your practice.

Objectives

  • Explore potential ethical issues for a clinician relating to social media, blogs and websites.
  • Articulate the legal and ethical codes that relate to utilizing technology while providing mental health services.
  • Establish ethical practices to ensure client safety, maintain confidentiality and obtain informed consent when utilizing distance mental health services.
  • Establish clear ethical guidelines to address the potential for a dual relationship when interacting with clients via technology.
  • Consider cultural differences when using technology and articulate how this may inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions.
  • Recognize ethical challenges you should when involved in an ethical dilemma. 

CE’s offered for:

CHES (Certified Heath Education Specialist)

CPH-Certified Public Health

DMH- Addiction Therapist

DMH-Community Support Specialist

DMH-Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist

DMH – Licensed Administrator

DMH-Mental Health Therapist

MAAP-Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals

SW- Social Work

LPC and LMHC (NBCC)

 

Cost

$25

Presenter

Marcia G. Hale, Licensed Professional Counselor

Location

Mississippi Public Institute

Date

Oct. 5, 2019

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

$25

Presenter

Marcia G. Hale, Licensed Professional Counselor

Location

Mississippi Public Institute