By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three aspects regarding ethical boundaries related to ethics versus the law.
-Name three confidentiality boundaries to consider when treating self-harming clients.
-Explain concepts of consulting colleagues in relation to a client’s confidentiality.
-Name three controversies resulting from concerns about confidentiality boundaries.
-Name five steps to consider in order to avoid risking breaking confidentiality boundaries.
-Name three concepts regarding confidentiality boundaries related to very young children.
-Name three strategies that you might be able to use in order to protect a client’s right to confidentiality if subpoenaed by the court.
-Explain a mental health professional’s responsibility in regards to confidentiality in group work.
-Name one of the best ways to accomplish the client’s need to be educated about confidentiality, privileged communication, and privacy to ensure trust in the therapeutic relationship.
-Explain the psychologist’s role in end-of-life decisions.
-Name the nine arguments for continuous observation.
-Explain the costs of rigidification of technique.
-Explain ‘pseudoboundary violations’.
-Explain undue influence.
-Name the six elements of a sound risk management protocol to deal with boundary issues.
-Explain the underlying motive behind gifts given to address a perceived imbalance in the professional relationship.
-Explain important to consider before a constructive therapeutic response to client gift-giving can be identified.
"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, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs