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

The 21st Century has brought innovations that require therapists to consider confidentiality, record keeping and boundary controversies especially in this time of online therapy during the Covid epidemic. This workshop will address personal versus professional website issues, reputation protection (Yelp), teletherapy and working across state lines in a pandemic, cybertherapy, and updates on proper internet record keeping. Literature updates, expert opinion, and relevant ethics codes will be discussed. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Identify at least two ethical issues related to teletherapy.
  • Identify at least two ways to practice “reputation protection.”
  • Identify at least two ethical issues working across state lines in a pandemic.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Webinar

10:00 AM EDT - 01:15 PM EDT

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$57.00
EARN 3 CE
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About the speaker

Agenda

10am - 11:30am (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
  • Third party rule
  • Handling social media
  • Social media policy
  • Including Texts and emails in patient records

11:30am - 11:45am Break

11:45am - 1:15pm (1.5 CE's)

  • 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 Hours including

 Ethics Hour

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CE Process Info

Credit may be claimed for Ethics.

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.

Participants must be logged in for the entire program to be eligible to receive CE credit. Participants who complete the webinar will receive an email with the link to the evaluation form – this will be sent to the email account used to register. Once the evaluation form is completed, participants will be able to download their certificate. 

A continuing education certificate for the event will be obtained using the website, CE-Go. After the event, you will receive an email containing a link to CE-Go.   (This link will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event).

Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

Complete evaluation forms for the event

Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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