Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103054
About the Course:
The 21st Century has brought innovations that require therapists to consider confidentiality, record keeping, and boundary controversies especially in this time of online therapy during the covid epidemic. This workshop will address personal versus professional website issues, reputation protection (Yelp), teletherapy and working across state lines in a pandemic, cybertherapy, and updates on proper internet record keeping. Literature updates, expert opinions, and relevant ethics codes will be discussed.
This course is based on the recorded webinar, Reach Out and Shrink Someone: Legal and Ethical Considerations in the Age of Technology Part 2 created by Pamela Harmell, PhD in 2021.
Publication Date:Apr 2021
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain how the third party rule affects practical matters in patient care and risk management.
- Describe advantages and disadvantages of various forms of teletherapy, and list necessary modifications of a traditional in-person practice.
- Discuss best practices in your personal use of social media as a practicing therapist.
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