Everyday Ethics:

Refreshingly Relatable and Practical Law and Ethics Courses

Tired of Dry and Gloomy Law and Ethics Courses? 

Although I know ethics refreshers are essential to being a competent clinician, I have always dreaded going to these courses for few reasons:

1. Boring: They typically involve hours of painfully long lectures on the driest material in an otherwise fascinating field.

2. Anxiety-Provoking: At the end, I usually have a new list of nightmare scenarios that could ruin my career and future.

3. Not Practical Enough: It's one thing to have a list of what needs to be included in informed consent, but that is not a huge help when figuring out best to write your own informed consent contract or handle the subtle issue of building a strong therapeutic alliance while getting verbal informed consent.

Let's change that...

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A New Approach to Law and Ethics Courses in Mental Health!

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In addition to avoiding liability, Everyday Ethics courses are designed to invigorate, inspire, and improve your clinical skills. 

Rather than march you through long lists of laws and regulatory codes, these courses are designed to do the following:

  • Provide real world¬†guidance on the most commonly encountered legal and ethical dilemmas in mental health.¬†
  • Offer practical templates and examples for what to say or what to write to handle legal and ethical issues in mental health.
  • Build your confidence in knowing how best to manage challenging ethical and legal issues in session.
  • Teach you how to leverage ethical and legal requirements¬†to¬†strengthen the therapeutic relationship and improve clinical outcomes.

Everyday Ethics

Real-World Strategies for Navigating the Legal and Ethical Challenges in Mental Health

4 hours of Law and Ethics CE + Demonstration and Form

Everyday ethics covers the fundamental laws and ethical concepts in mental health, including how to manage some of the most common issues in daily practice:

  • the purpose of professional ethics
  • scopes of competence and practice
  • privilege
  • confidentiality
  • informed consent
  • dual relationships
  • consultation requirements
  • business ethics

Additionally, you will receive:

  • demonstrations for conducting verbal informed consent with individuals, couples/families, and minors
  • sample informed consent form
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Law and Ethics in the Digital Age

Opportunities and Challenges for Mental Health Practitioners

3.5 Hours of Law and Ethics CE

This workshop reviews the 4 major codes of ethics‚ÄĒAAMFT, ACA, NASW, and APA‚ÄĒrelated to professional conduct in digital media and business relations, including testimonials, social media, accuracy of information, boundaries, dual relationships, etc.

In this training, you will learn how to navigate common ethical¬†challenges¬†that are unique to doing therapy in the digital age, including clients Googling clinicians, Clinicians Googling clients, provider professional vs. personal social media, handling testimonials and unsolicited reviews, friends of friends, public psychoeducation, etc. Emphasis is placed on the difficulty of accurately assessing long-term potential harm to clients, even those who may not be considered ‚Äúvulnerable.‚ÄĚ Implications for coaching vs. therapy are also discussed.

Additionally, you will learn about the legal and ethical norms for providing Telehealth psychotherapy and professional counseling post-pandemic.

At the end, participants are given a ‚Äúdigital checkup‚ÄĚ to-do list to ensure they comply with ethical mandates and to help navigate these challenging issues.

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The Ethics of Influence

Managing the Inescapable Influence of Personal Values in the Therapeutic Relationship

1 Hour of Law and Ethics CE

Mental health professionals cannot escape influencing their clients' values, self-worth, and worldviews. Even with the best of intentions, we can unintentionally cause harm.

In this workshop, you will level up your practice by learning how to identify subtle areas of influence.

We will examine the ethics of managing personal values in the therapeutic relationship by reviewing all 4 major codes of ethics and then learn how to use a 4-step process to evaluate subtle areas of influence to reduce unintentional negative effects on clients.

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Prognosis and the Good Faith Estimate

Legal and Ethical Considerations

1 Hour of Law and Ethics CE + 4 Clinical Forms

Do you routinely give your clients a prognosis? Are you familiar with the No Surprise Act, which now requires mental health professionals to provide clients with a detailed Good Faith Estimate of the total treatment costs before the first session? Learn about the latest legal requirements and the practical challenges they pose for mental health professionals. The course includes 4 downloadable forms to help you meet these new legal obligations. 

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6 Hours of Ethics CE


15% OFF!

3 Course Bundle

  • Everyday Ethics: 4 hours
  • Ethics of Influence: 1 hour
  • Good Faith Prognosis: 1 hour

7 Hours of Ethics CE


15% OFF!

2 Course Bundle

  • Everyday Ethics: 4 hours
  • Ethics in the Digital Age: 3 hours