Total CE Credit Hours: 12
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/103103
About the Course:
This course is based on the newly revised Sixth Edition of Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide. This course covers Part III of the book (Special Topics). This book/course covers a multitude of practical and creative approaches to the ethical responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities encountered by therapists/counselors in their work. This book/course thoroughly discusses the challenges created by technologies like electronic health records, telepractice, email, texting, and practicing across state and provincial boundaries. With practical examples and clear explanations, this book/course provides a comprehensive review of the foundations of psychotherapeutic ethics, including ethics in real life, ethics in theories and codes, cultural context, ethical decision making, and moral courage. Common sources of ethical problems and pitfalls are explored, and a wide-ranging discussion of current and relevant topics is covered.
6th edition. Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Jul 2021
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurses, and other behavioral/mental health professionals. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Describe and discuss the topics of the beginnings and endings of psychotherapy and counseling in regard to professional ethics in psychotherapy.
Discuss informed consent and informed refusal in psychotherapy and counseling, as well as the relevant ethical implications.
Describe creating a professional will and discuss the ethical handling of psychotherapy/counseling practices upon the incapacitation or death of the practitioner.
Discuss recognizing, assessing, and responding to suicidal risk.
Describe and discuss sexual and non-sexual boundary violations and therapist vulnerabilities.
Discuss the implications for therapists in the virtual world: teletherapy, electronic records, emailing, texting, and social media.
Discuss the ethical principles involved with testing, assessment, and diagnosis.
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