By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-List four boundary questions in therapeutic relationships.
-Name six stages of attitude formation.
-Describe three steps in determining ethical boundaries.
-Name four factors for therapist comfort.
-Identify five areas that reflect the ethical dilemma regarding growth and security.
-Name four rules for avoiding judgments toward clients.
-Name two aspects of tempo in determining boundaries.
-Discuss one method regarding awareness to nonverbal communication.
-Explain one method on how to assess ethical considerations related to the use of touch.
-Explain how acceptance affects ethical boundaries.
-Name five points related to the assessment of boundaries in suicidal clients.
-Discuss an ethical dilemma regarding money and principles.
-Describe transference and countertransference as two tools for setting boundaries.
-Explain how crossing the boundary of therapeutic relationships create conflict of interest.
-Explain how to manage ethical issues and conflicts of interest.
-Name three conflicts of interest during therapy session.
-Name five guidelines for advice-giving.
-Name three ethical considerations in making promises.
-Name three factors of ethical manipulation.
-List four questions regarding ethical referrals.
-Name four areas for setting ethical boundaries.
Name how does enabling differ from empowering.
-Name three techniques for setting boundaries.
-Name one area that the NASW, AAMFT, NBCC, and APA Codes of Ethics agree upon regarding the setting of clear and ethical boundaries with clients.
-Name two consequences therapists have to consider when reporting domestic violence.
-Explain what is a multistep program for diffusing marital conflict.
-Name some “rules for engagement” with resistant clients.
-Name what was a key issue PTSG group members had to face.
-Explain what is an easy way out when we reach the limits of what we know or can do, when we feel confused or blocked by a situation that is beyond our understanding or abilities.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEUs, MFT CEUs