By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-List three aspects of ethical and legal issues.
-Name three confidentiality boundaries to consider when treating self-harming clients.
-Identify three concepts regarding confidentiality in consulting colleagues.
-Describe three confidentiality issues.
-List five steps for managing confidentiality risks.
-Identify three concepts regarding confidentiality boundaries for children.
-Discuss three strategies of protecting confidentiality when legal issues arise.
-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