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California Law and Ethics for Psychologists: Key Concepts Review

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2010

Practice Level: Intermediate

This course does not qualify for NBCC credit

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

The California Board of Psychology has giving psychologists the flexibility to determine the most effective means to stay abreast of changes in California laws, regulations, ethical standards and standards of practice as they apply to the practice of psychology in California. This continuing education course was developed for California Psychologists to meet the CA Board of Psychology's law and ethics requirement.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the concept of confidentiality.
  • Describe the concept of privilege.
  • Identify how long records must be maintained.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Content of Statutes And Regulations Relating To The Practice Of Psychology
  • Competence
  • Confidentiality
  • Record Keeping
  • Informed Consent
  • Unprofessional Conduct
  • Sexual Relations with Patients

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