Ethical issues pose some of the most challenging questions mental health professionals face every day; and the questions change with each advancement in technology and each new piece of legislation – bringing a constant barrage of vexing ethical dilemmas.
This recording will help you sort out facts from fiction, ethical issues from legal issues, and their application in your practice. You will gain an understanding and an appreciation for the purpose and practice of ethical standards, and learn how to decrease your risk of being drawn into an ethical or legal issue.
The core realities of value-based and value-laden approaches to mental health care pivot on ethics. The personal values, principles, and standards of clinicians define their practices. The approaches, clinician orientations, and philosophies of clinicians must remain within ethical boundaries.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
LeeAnne Wichmann, LMFT, has been in clinical practice for 26 years. She has taught various classes in a graduate Couples and Family Therapy Program, and has presented at many national and regional conferences in the areas of professional ethics, domestic violence, attachment, and testifying as an expert witness in court. In addition to providing professional ethics training, Ms. Wichmann’s 20 years as a clinical supervisor has emphasized the development of an ethical practice, and the need to know the laws related to practice.
Ms. Wichmann served on the Oregon Board for Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists for five years. In reviewing consumer complaints against clinicians, she gained much insight into common ethical violations, and often what led to those violations. Ms. Wichmann is a Clinical Fellow and approved supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Financial: Lee Anne Wichman has an employment relationship with Eugene Solutions, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Lee Anne Wichman is a Clinical Fellow for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Teresa Kintigh, LMFT, has been in clinical practice for 16 years. She has been a frequent lecturer in the areas of child and family therapy. Ms. Kintigh has presented at national and regional conferences in the areas of attachment and testifying in court as an expert witness. She is a Clinical Fellow and approved supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. In her role as a clinical supervisor, Ms. Kintigh has gained great insight into the importance of knowing and understanding the ethics and laws related to mental health treatment.
Financial: Teresa Kintigh is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Teresa Kintigh is a Clinical Fellow for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
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