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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

We will review the ethics of managing personal values in the therapeutic relationship by reviewing all 4 major codes of ethics and then using a 4-step process to evaluate subtle areas of influence and identify ways to adjust our practices to reduce any negative effects on clients.

Instructor: Dr. Diane Gehart, Professor in the Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Programs at California State University, Northridge. She has authored numerous titles including Mindfulness for Chocolate Lovers: A Lighthearted Way to Stress Less and Savor More Each Day, Mindfulness and Acceptance in Couple and Family Therapy, Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy, and Theory and Treatment Planning in Counseling and Psychotherapy.

Course Goal: Better manage how the influence of their personal values on clients.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Participants will be able to describe the key elements from the 4 major mental health codes of ethics related to operating their business(es) in the digital age.
  2. Participants will be able to identify at least 2 ethical considerations related to social media and clinical practice.
  3. Participants will be able to at least 2 new challenges to professional boundaries related to the internet.

CE Approval: This course has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education by the NBCC and CAMFT.

Therapy that Works Institute programs are offered for NBCC credit (NBCC ACEP No. 7125). 

This course is approved by the Therapy that Works Institute, a California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)-approved continuing education provider (Provider #1000141).

Course CE certificates will be awarded via email within 24 hours upon completion of all course modules, course quiz, and course evaluation. 

Accommodations/Grievances: Requestions for accommodations and/or grievances related to the course should be directed to [email protected]. These communications will be responded to within 2 working days.

Access: Participants will have access to the course for 1 year.