Online and Distance Behavioral Health Practitioners: Ethics and Risk-management Challenges

This webinar will explore cutting-edge ethical issues arising out of behavioral health practitioners' growing use of digital technology, electronic interventions, and online social media to deliver services and communicate with clients. Moving beyond introductory ethics concepts, the webinar will examine complex ethical issues related to behavioral health practitioners' and clients’ use of technology such as social networking sites, e-therapy, chat rooms, moderated forums, Web-based psychoeducation, self-guided Web-based intervention, video conferencing, telephone therapy, avatar therapy, onl...Read moreine expert systems, search engines, email exchanges, text messages, client blogs, and electronic health records. The webinar will focus on key ethical challenges related to privacy, confidentiality, privileged communication, informed consent, boundaries, nontraditional interventions, and documentation, among others. Dr. Reamer will review state-of-the-art ethical, regulatory, and practice standards and guidelines. He will discuss practical strategies to protect clients and prevent ethics complaints and ethics-related litigation. Dr. Reamer will make extensive use of case material. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Identify ethical issues related to their use of technology to serve clients.
  • Apply ethical, regulatory, and practice standards to protect clients.
  • Apply ethical, regulatory, and practice standards to prevent ethics complaints and ethics-related litigation.

Learning Levels

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Webinar

11:00 AM EDT - 02:15 PM EDT

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$57.00
EARN 3 CE
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About the speaker

CE Information - Earn 3 CE Hours including

 Ethics Hour

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American Psychological Association
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Association of Social Work Boards
CE Learning Systems, (Provider #1020), is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ASWB provider approval period: 02/23/2019 – 02/23/2022. Social workers completing this course will receive 3 ethics continuing education credits.
National Board for Certified Counselors
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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #410, CE Learning Systems, LLC is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
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  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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