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Law and Ethics in the Digital Age

Opportunities and Challenges for MH Professionals

3 hours of Continuing Education Credit

Wondering how to navigate digital platforms and social media as a mental health practitioner? In this workshop, we will explore some of the common ethical considerations and opportunities to ensure you navigate these new challenges successfully.

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: By the end of this program, participants will be able to: describe ethical and legal requirements for working and marketing online as a mental health professional.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. 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 identify at least 2 ethical requirements commonly found in mental health professional codes of ethics for practicing Telehealth

CE Approval: This course has been approved for 3 hours 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 2 years.