Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103102
About the Course:
This course is based on the newly revised Sixth Edition of Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide. This course covers Parts I and II of the book (Foundations and Common Sources of Problems). This book/course covers a multitude of practical and creative approaches to the ethical responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities encountered by therapists/counselors in their work. This book/course thoroughly discusses the challenges created by technologies like electronic health records, telepractice, email, texting, and practicing across state and provincial boundaries. With practical examples and clear explanations, this book/course provides a comprehensive review of the foundations of psychotherapeutic ethics, including ethics in real life, ethics in theories and codes, cultural context, ethical decision making, and moral courage. Common sources of ethical problems and pitfalls are explored, and a wide-ranging discussion of current and relevant topics is covered.
6th edition. Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Jul 2021
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurses, and other behavioral/mental health professionals. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Describe the history, background, and reasons for the development of ethical codes for mental health practitioners.
Explain two core foundations of ethical practice of psychotherapy and counseling.
Describe and discuss the roles of competence, humility, culture, context, moral distress, and moral courage in the ethical practice of psychotherapy and counseling.
Identify and discuss the steps in ethical decision-making.
Describe and discuss common sources of problems in the practice of ethical decision-making in psychotherapy and counseling.
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