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Ethics and Boundaries: How to Stay Out of Trouble

3 CEU hours

$75.00 $29.95

Learn the myriad ways our colleagues have discovered that put their practices, their licenses, and their wealth at risk.

Ethics and Boundaries: How to Stay Out of Trouble will give clinicians the tools and information they need to recognize the ethical and legal boundaries of their profession and to steer clear of situations that invite complaints to the Board and malpractice suits by the lawyers.

Taught by award-winning instructors Matt and Susan McMillan. Matt is a former police officer, prosecutor, and judge, and Susan is a licensed mental health counselor with more than 25 years’ of experience and founder of the very first state-certified Batterers Intervention Program. This interactive and fun workshop will use case studies, humor, and group exercises to help you protect what you have worked hard to achieve.

Description

Learn the myriad ways our colleagues have discovered that put their practices, their licenses, and their wealth at risk.

Ethics and Boundaries: How to Stay Out of Trouble will give clinicians the tools and information they need to recognize the ethical and legal boundaries of their profession and to steer clear of situations that invite complaints to the Board and malpractice suits by the lawyers.

Taught by award-winning instructors Matt and Susan McMillan. Matt is a former police officer, prosecutor, and judge, and Susan is a licensed mental health counselor with more than 25 years’ of experience and founder of the very first state-certified Batterers Intervention Program. This interactive and fun workshop will use case studies, humor, and group exercises to help you protect what you have worked hard to achieve.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, students will:

  1. Learn the myriad ways therapists can unknowingly put their practices, their licenses, and their wealth at risk.
  2. Have the tools they need and information they require to recognize the ethical and legal boundaries of their profession.
  3. Be able to steer clear of situations that invite complaints to the Board and malpractice suits by the lawyers.
  4. Understand ethical decision making in clinical practice and the components.
  5. Discuss ACA, MASW, AAMFT ethical guidelines.
  6. Be able to address ethics in social media, email, and smartphone use.

Student Reviews

“The sense of humor is helpful! Adds a light touch to very serious subject matter.”

— Eileen O’Connell, LCSW, Pinellas Co, FL


“I appreciate the effort to humanize practitioners who struggle with competency and the tone of compassion in the material.”

— Penijean Gracefire, LMHC, FL


“My favorite part was the videos and how they do and do NOT relate to real life situations.”

— Maria Teresa Serra, LMFT, Maimi-Dade

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