Reach Out and Shrink Someone-Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology: Ethical Considerations

The 21st Century has brought innovations that require therapists to consider confidentiality, record keeping, and boundary controversies, especially since the proliferation of online therapy since the covid epidemic. This workshop will address personal versus professional website issues, reputation protection (Yelp), teletherapy and working across state lines, specific informed consent for telehealth, and updates on proper internet record keeping. Literature updates, expert opinion, and relevant ethics codes will be discussed. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Identify ethical issues related to when psychotherapists can practice across state lines.
  • Prepare an informed consent form for online therapy.
  • Discuss the importance of the “Third party rule” in the age of technology.

Target Audience

This live interactive webinar is intended for mental health professionals, including Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, MFT's and Addiction Professionals.

Learning Levels

  • All Levels

Saturday, July 23, 2022

Live Interactive Webinar

11:00 AM EDT - 02:15 PM EDT

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$67.00
EARN 3 CE Credit Hours
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About the speaker

Agenda

11am - 12:30pm (1.5 CE's)

  • The basics of practicing vigilant ethics
  • The “Four Sorting Bins” ethical decision making
  • Four mechanisms holding psychotherapists accountable
  • Types of unethical practice
  • Definitions and terminology for telepsychology
  • What does the APA say about working across state lines
  • Psychotherapists as “essential” workers?
  • Providing teletherapy across state lines
  • Working across state lines in the time of covid

12:30am - 12:45am Break

12:45pm - 2:15pm (1.5 CE's)

  • Third party rule
  • Handling social media
  • Social media policy
  • Including Texts and emails in patient records
  • Ethical issues related to patient-therapist online searches
  • Barriers to telepsychology
  • Statistics and prevalence of internet users
  • Research on use of internet by psychotherapists
  • Confidentiality issues (Internet Information; Difference between confidentiality and privilege)
  • Recommendations for therapists who use the internet
  • How to protect your patients
  • How to protect your practice
  • Reputation protection (Legal and ethical issues/ Yelp & other online issues)

CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours including

 Ethics Hour

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
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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 #192243, 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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New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
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New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
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New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
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New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
CE Learning Systems dba CE-Credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0045.

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Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

Before the event, you will receive an email from CE-Go with access to the virtual event. After the event, you will receive access to your evaluation and continuing education certificate via a personalized "attendee dashboard" link, hosted on the CE-Go website. This link and access to the virtual event will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event.

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  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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Disclosure

Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: The presenter(s) receive an honorarium for presenting this webinar. There are no nonfinancial relationships in the products or services described, reviewed, evaluated or compared in this presentation.

Commercial Support: There is no commercial support for any products to disclose.

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