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Reach Out and Shrink Someone: Legal and Ethical Considerations in the Age of Technology Part 1

About the Course:

The 21st Century has brought innovations that require therapists to consider confidentiality, record keeping, and boundary controversies especially in this time of online therapy during the covid epidemic. In this recorded workshop Dr. Harmell addresses teletherapy and working across state lines in a pandemic, cybertherapy, and the “Third Party rule”. Literature updates, expert opinions, and relevant ethics codes are discussed.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, Reach Out and Shrink Someone: Legal and Ethical Considerations in the Age of Technology Part 1 created by Pamela Harmell, PhD in 2021.

Publication Date:

Apr 2021

Course Material Author

Pamela Harmell, PhD

Dr. Pamela Harmell, Ph. D. is a national lecturer specializing in legal and ethical issues in clinical practice. She is a Professor at the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology and has written extensively in professional publications on ethical practice and has formally studied law. She is the Past President of the Board of Psychology. Dr. Harmell is the former Chair of the California State Ethics Committee and former Chair of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association Ethics Committee. She served on the Board of Directors of the California Psychological Association and is Past President of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association.

Course Creator

Kinta Parker, PhD

Kinta Parker is a clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience as a Medical and Pediatric Psychologist. She has taught multiple courses throughout her career and has given presentations throughout the United States.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for intermediate levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the four bins method of considering legal and ethical matters in clinical practice.

  2. Distinguish between the four different entities or elements that hold therapists accountable for their professional actions.

  3. Determine how recent changes – CURES Act, adaptations of law and policy regarding remote therapy – affect the process of clinical practice.

Webinar Recorded Video

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References

CURES Handout

You may wish to download this handout first, so that you may have it available while you watch the webinar.

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Course Number 103053
1.5 credit hour
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Materials Cost: $20.00

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