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Ethics & Boundary Issues - 2016

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
3.7 out of 4.0, Based on: 10,518 reviews

Course Summary

This free ethics course provides ethics and boundary information for mental health professionals. In addition to discussions on responding to common ethical and boundary dilemmas, topics include informed consent and confidentiality, mandated reporting laws, HIPAA and informed consent.

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
  • Ethics vs. Law
  • Confidentiality
  • Mandated Reporting
  • HIPAA
  • Advertising Professional Services
  • Duty to Protect
  • Achieving and Maintaining Competence
  • Cultural Competence
  • Informed Consent
  • Multiple or Non-Sexual Dual Relationships
  • Sexual Relationships with Clients

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the limits of confidentiality.
  • Describe the concept of a mandated reporter.
  • Define the concept of informed consent.
  • Discuss the dynamics of dual relationships.
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