Ethics and Boundary Issues: Ethical Decision Making
The course discusses the principles underlying all codes of ethical conduct in the behavioral health professions. Distinctions are made between terms as they pertain to ethics. Several models for making decisions in ethical dilemmas are presented and discussed.
This course is applicable to all mental health professionals, including non-Florida psychologists, in the area of ethical decision making. Approved for Florida LCSW, LMFT and LMHC and for psychologists outside Florida.
Psychologists Note: THIS COURSE IS NOT THE CORRECT SELECTION FOR FLORIDA PSYCHOLOGISTS!!! Florida psychologists need to order the version of this course with the title. (Florida Ethics and Statutes Affecting the Practice of Psychology: Ethical Decision Making)
Note: The content may meet requirements in other states as well please check our approvals page and your state board. Resources provided are for all fifty states.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Description: This study acquaints practitioners with decision-making steps for evaluating ethical dilemmas. The course discusses the principles underlying the codes of ethical conduct in the behavioral health professions. Distinctions are made between terms as they pertain to ethics. Several models for making decisions in ethical dilemmas are presented and discussed.
CE Credits: 3
CE Broker#: 20-10707
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Area: Ethics, Confidentiality, Legal and regulatory, Professional orientation/readiness, Risk management.
Purpose: To prepare practitioners to be able to utilize various decision-making models for the exploration and resolution of ethical dilemmas.
Target Audience: School psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals.
States that accept Program Services credits because of our national approvals: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin
Accepts Program Services credits because we hold another state SW board approval: Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Cross-disciplinary
States with no specified requirements/limitations or self- submit after the fact Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico
Program Services credits not available for Social Work in these states: Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana
South Carolina Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
District Columbia Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
Allied profession approvals can be found at https://www.programservices.org/approvals?other=true
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