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Advanced Ethical Issues in Community Health
August 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm$45
This training on advanced ethical issues in community mental health will provide participants with an overview and in-depth examination of compelling ethical challenges. Moving beyond introductory ethics concepts, this training will explore difficult ethics cases and practical strategies designed to protect clients, practitioners, supervisors, and employers. The training will include a series of challenging ethics cases involving conflicting professional duties and discuss practical steps that behavioral health professionals can take to manage ethical issues skillfully, protect clients, and prevent litigation and ethics complaints. Key topics will include boundary issues, dual relationships, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, privileged communication, informed consent, clients’ rights, service delivery, use of technology and online social media, termination of services, and impaired professionals. The training will include discussion of relevant ethical standards; statutes, regulations, and case law; supervision; and consultation. The training will focus especially on complex documentation issues. Dr. Reamer will make extensive use of case material and provide ample opportunity for audience participation. 3 CEUs are available.