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California Law and Ethics - 2016

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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No book to buy Duration: 6 hours
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Course Summary

This course meets the California Law & Ethics continuing educational requirements that include training in California-specific laws as well as ethical principles. This course will introduce mental health professionals to ethical and legal requirements contained in the Statutes And Regulations Relating To The Practice Of Marriage And Family Therapy, Educational Psychology, and Clinical Social Work and Professional Clinical Counselors as well as to many common ethical dilemmas and professional issues that they may encounter.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Scope of Practice for the Professions
  • Content of Statutes And Regulations Relating To The Practice Of Marriage And Family Therapy, Educational Psychology and Clinical Social Work
  • How Do Ethical Problems Occur?
  • Confidentiality
  • Mandated Reporting
  • Laura's Law
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Duty to Protect (Tarasoff & Ewing)
  • Achieving and Maintaining Competence Cultural Competence and Non-Discrimination in Providing Services (Civil Rights Act of 2007)
  • Informed Consent
  • Multiple or Non-Sexual Dual Relationships
  • Sexual Relationships with Clients
  • Online Psychotherapy

Learning Objectives

  • List the exceptions to confidentiality.
  • Explain the criteria for placing a person in assisted outpatient treatment.
  • The participant will demonstrate familiarity with the implications of the Ewing case in notifying potential victims of harm.
  • Describe the concept of dual relationships.

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