$108.00 USD

6 Hours of Law and Ethics CE: 3 Course Bundle

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Course #1: 

Everyday Ethics: 

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

4 Hours of CE Credit!

Everyday ethics covers the fundamental laws and ethical concepts in mental health, including the purpose of professional ethics, scopes of competence and practice, privilege, confidentiality, informed consent, dual relationships, consultation requirements, and business ethics. Emphasis is placed on how to practically manage the most common ethical and legal issues in daily practice, including demonstrations for conducting verbal informed consent.

What you'll get:

  • 4 hours of on-demand CE credit
  • Clearly organized set of 13 lessons that can be used for future reference
  • Demonstration videos for informed consent
  • Sample informed consent forms

Course Goal: At the end of this program, participants will be able to articulate and implement the foundational legal and ethical requirements of mental health practice.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Participants will be able to distinguish between the 2 main types of records and know how to maintain and store them appropriately.
2. Participants will be able to identify at least 3 ways to obtain and document legal consultation.
3. Participants will be able to articulate at least 3 unique ethical and legal differences between in-person and online psychotherapy

making ethical decisions related to generating income as a mental health professional

Course #2:

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.

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.

Course #3:

Prognosis, Treatment Planning, & the Good Faith Estimate:

Legal and Ethical Considerations for Mental Health Professionals

1 Hour of Law and Ethics CE

What You Get

  • 1 CE in law and ethics 
  • 4 downloadable forms
  • 2 years to complete your course

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.

 Course GoalBy the end of this program, participants will be able to describe the legal and ethical requirements related to prognosis and the Good Faith Estimate.

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

  1. Participants will be able to identify at least 2 ethical mandates related to prognosis and billing
  2. Participants will be able to identify at least 2 key elements required in the Good Faith Estimate
  3. Participants will learn about the 3 legal requirements for providing a Good Faith Estimate to 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.

 

CE Information & Course Policies

CE Approval: These courses have been approved for a total of 6 hours of law and ethics 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 courses for a full 2 years to earn their CEs.