Psychologists Note: THIS COURSE IS NOT THE CORRECT SELECTION FOR FLORIDA PSYCHOLOGISTS!!! Florida psychologists need to take the combination course entitled Florida Psychology CE Requirements: Combo-Pack with Domestic Violence One. If you have purchased this course in error contact us before downloading the study guide/taking the test and we will switch out this course for the one your board approves for license renewal.  There is nothing we can do if you have already taken the test so please contact us BEFORE using any of the course materials.

Have you already taken this course? Try Florida MH CE Requirements with Domestic Violence Two!!!

This 7 CE combination course contains three educational requirements (medical errors, ethics and boundary issues, and domestic violence) for individuals who are renewing licensure as a marriage and family therapist, social worker or mental health counselor in the state of Florida. This combination package is approved by the licensure board. Program Services will update licensee credit record at CE Broker.

Approvals are listed in this course description.  State-specific courses are generally not applicable to other states.

Available as a live course. Contact us for information.

Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE

Revised 2018

Combination Course One Overview:  This is a board approved combination course meeting Florida license renewal CE requirements for Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Combo one contains Behavioral Health Practice Errors and Ethics and Boundary Issues: Ethical Decision Making and Domestic Violence: The Basics.

CE Broker #:  20-126999

Behavioral Health Practice Errors Description:   This 2-hour medical errors class provides information on root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention and patient safety in behavioral healthcare practice. The course will include factors that contribute to the occurrence of behavioral healthcare practice errors, how to recognize at-risk situations, protocol to improve patient outcome, reporting responsibilities, and patient safety. Patient rights and other public education concerns will be addressed.

Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to list the most common practice errors/situations in behavioral healthcare.
2. Participants will be able to discuss the causes for these practice errors.
3. Participants will be able to identify safeguards for avoiding medication errors with patients on psychotropic medications.
4. Participants will be able to implement patient education and safety planning.
5. Participants will be able to describe reporting and documentation responsibilities in the event of practice errors.

CE Credits: 2

Agenda:
Hour One: Overview of purpose, Root-cause analysis: Common errors and causes/situations.
Hour Two: Using Patient Outcome Information to Improve Patient Care, Patient Education and Safety Planning, Reporting and Documentation.

Methods: Pre-test, study guide, post test and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.

Purpose: To provide practitioners information about reducing practice errors.

Ethics and Boundary Issues: Ethical Decision Making Description:   The purpose of this study is to acquaint practitioners with decision-making steps for evaluating ethical dilemmas. 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.

Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to define ethics.
2. Participants will be able to identify five sources of ethical standards.
3. Participants will be able to identify four areas of common unethical behavior.
4. Participants will be able to discuss ten barriers to ethical decision making.
5. Participants will be able to describe and utilize five decision-making models for resolving ethical dilemmas.
6 Participants will be able to list nine common excuses for unethical behavior.

CE Credits: 3

Agenda:
Hour One: Definitions and principles informing counseling ethics, Five sources of ethical standards, Four areas of common unethical behavior.
Hour Two: Ten barriers to ethical decision making, Decision-making models.
Hour Three: Decision-making models, Excuses for unethical behavior.

Methods: Pre-test, study guide, post test and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.

Purpose: To provide licensed professionals with decision-making models for use in resolving ethical dilemmas.

Domestic Violence: The Basics Description:  This course presents the legal and operational definitions and terminology commonly used regarding domestic violence populations. Recent statistics on prevalence and incidence are presented. A brief understanding of the Duluth model of Domestic Violence Intervention will preface more in-depth examination of batterers, and victim profiles, typology, and other descriptive information. An overview addressing intervention strategy, current treatment options, and cross-disciplinary interface will be discussed. The session concludes with a risk analysis paradigm for understanding and developing working interventions with victims of domestic violence. This is the recommended domestic violence course for new licensees approved for Florida and other states.

Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to define at least four terms specific to domestic violence.
2. Participants will be able to list and describe the eight components of the power and control wheel as per the Duluth Model for Domestic Violence Intervention.
3. Participants will be able to list and describe the eight components of the equality wheel as per the Duluth Model for Domestic Violence Intervention.
4. Participants will be able to identify examples of physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and profiles of batterers as well as abused partners.
5. Participants will be able to differentiate between four types of batterers.

CE Credits: 2

Agenda:
Hour One: Define four terms specific to domestic violence, Identify statistical information; present the eight components of power and control wheel and the eight components of the equality wheel/ Duluth Model
Hour Two: Typology of batterers, profiles of victims and perpetrators, examples of abuse, emotional sexual, etc., risk analysis paradigm.

Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.

Purpose: This course is developed to provide information that will permit effective and early identification and assessment of domestic violence problems.

Target audience: Social workers, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, registered interns and provisional licensees in these professions.

Approvals:
Program Services Continuing Education is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Program Services Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Program Services is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. #5978
National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) #86395
Florida Board of Nursing FBN #2456 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling: 
BAP #162 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Board of Psychology. BAP#162 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Office of School Psychology. BAP#162 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Certification Board, Inc. #159A

Online Course

CE Broker#:
20-126999
CE Credits:
7
Price:
$70.00