Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103147
About the Course:
Join Dr. Pamela Harmell, a nationally recognized lecturer, specializing in legal and ethical issues in clinical practice. Dr. Hamell’s first session addresses Patient Abandonment and will include when it is ethically appropriate to terminate the relationship with a client, even if the client objects, along with the four elements required for proper termination. This session will also cover how clinicians can protect themselves for claims of discrimination or abandonment when terminating a client. The second half of the session will address ethical aspects of cultural sensitivity in the current climate and will include how the DSM 5 addresses culture in diagnostic practices, along with how you use intersectionality in your clinical work. NY State law for psychologists are also included in the handouts.
This course is based on the recorded webinar, Ethics & Cultural Diversity Training created by Pamela Harmell, PhD in 2021.
Publication Date:1st Edition May 2021
Course Creator and Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge, but is geared more towards an intermediate level.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the four elements of a porper termination
- List three elements of a proper referral
- Describe when it is ethically appropriate to terminate the relationship with a client even if the client objects.
- Describe the three pillars of cultural sensitivity
- List the four ways culutral sensitivity impacts mental health
- Describe the ways to practice cultural sensitivity in the work setting.
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