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What do you do when...
Your client asks you personal questions?
They find you on social media?
You make a mistake?
Your client says you told them something that you didn't?
A client reveals a secret to you?
You give advice that backfires?
Racial or cultural differences are creating tension in therapy?
Your client engages in illegal or morally ambiguous activities?


There are no one-size-fits-all answers to these questions, but there are clear, easy-to-follow ways to work through ethical dilemmas like these and dozens more that therapists face on a weekly basis.

With the introduction of telehealth, the ever-expanding use of social media, increased litigation, and higher acuity than ever before — it is vital to know not just how to respond to ethical dilemmas, but how to prevent problems from popping up and threatening the practice you worked so hard to build.

It is all laid out for you in this new, three-part course from the top ethics and legal experts in the field of psychotherapy. In our most practical and engaging ethics course yet, get all your questions answered while enjoying clear educational material, multiple case examples, and extensive Q+A sessions.

Plus, your registration includes up to 15.75 CE Hours, including up to 6.25 Ethics CE Hours.

Ethics in the Real World:
Practical Approaches for Ethical Dilemmas in Therapy


A $699.96 Value
Yours Today for Just $299.99
Get instant, unlimited access and earn up to 15.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
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Stop reducing moral complexity to clinical clich├ęs — like "do what feels right" — and remove the pretense that you always have the right answer for your clients.

Discover the most common boundary pitfalls in therapy and how to deal with them, plus learn more about the vital rules to striking a balance between legal requirements and effective clinical practice. By the end of this self-study training, you'll have the skills to:

  • Recognize your own moral emotions and those of your clients
  • Practice ethical consultation, including respect for client autonomy
  • Identify the role culture plays in setting and expressing ethical boundaries
  • Communicate clear guidelines and boundaries from the very first session on things like navigating dual relationships and treating high-conflict clients
  • Maintain good record-keeping practices that will benefit your practice and keep you out of court
  • Recognize the appropriate use and inherent limitations of teletherapy

See what clinicians like you are saying about this practice-transforming course:


 
Course Outline
Watch these 3 on-demand video modules at your own pace and convenience to better navigate the top ethical challenges in a modern clinical practice, including strategies to maintain professional boundaries and meet legal requirements.

You'll learn from real-world scenarios that have happened to your colleagues and get solutions and guidance on what to do should it happen to you. Even when subtle and non-obvious.
Dancing with Boundaries with Latasha Matthews, MA, LPC, CPCS, CPLC

Latasha Matthews gives you an up-to-date overview of the most important topics in ethics. Take a deep dive into boundaries and explore aspects of this crucial ethical standard like never before. You will also discover:

  • Rarely discussed ethical topics including couples therapy, sex, termination, private practice, business, finance, self-care, and more!
  • The ethics of cultural competency and exactly how to adapt your assessments, diagnosis, and treatment when working with people who are different than you.
  • Why self-disclosure looks different today and what you should consider before you share.
The New Rules of Therapy with Allan Tepper, JD, PsyD

As a lawyer and psychologist, Allan Tepper has the inside scoop on the legal side of ethics. He'll answer your questions about what really happens when an ethical standard is broken. Find out about:

  • The ethics of practicing across state lines and how PSYPACT may reduce your risk.
  • What happens when you misrepresent yourself in your practice.
  • What happens when you have a board complaint filed against you and exactly what to do to protect yourself.
  • The newest legal and ethical considerations in telehealth.
Ethical Lives of Clients with William Doherty, PhD

You know the ethical standards for practice, but do you know what to do when your clients are struggling with ethical dilemmas? William Doherty is here to share with you how to support your clients in these difficult situations. Get talking points to navigate real, complex scenarios like:

  • What do I do when my clients are considering a choice with which I strongly disagree?
  • How do we support children while their parents are in a contentious divorce?
  • What should I say when my client tells me they did what I said, but you really didn't tell them to do that?
  • What do I do when clients want to do something I strongly disagree with?
  • How do I sit with a client who is experiencing ethical or moral guilt?
  • What do I do when my client chooses not to disclose a genetic condition to a family member?
  • What do I do when parents ask me to influence their child's sexuality?
 
Register now and you'll also get unlimited access to our most popular ethics seminar EVER.
That's a $219.99 Value... Yours FREE with registration!


The Ethics of Digital Practice with Terry Casey, PhD

This bonus video will equip you with a practical, easy-to-use framework for navigating ethical and legal technology issues. Featuring a robust resource guide, including printable worksheets, HIPPA compliance guidelines, and customizable templates for Social Media & Communication Policies.

Just take a look at what clinicians like you have to say about this training:


Learn to Solve Your Ethical Dilemmas

A $699.96 Value
Yours Today for Just $299.99

Earn up to 15.75 CE Hours — including up to 6.25 Ethics CE Hours
at no additional cost to you!
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Meet the Course Experts
William Doherty, PhD, is a professor and director of the Minnesota Couples on the Brink Project at the University of Minnesota. He is co-author of Helping Couples on the Brink of Divorce: Discernment Counseling for Troubled Relationships, with Steven Harris. He is co-founder of Better Angels, an initiative to depolarize America.

Click here for information about William Doherty
Latasha Matthews, MA, LPC, CPCS, CPLC, specializes in private practice development and counselor development. She is the author of The Dumping Ground: A Guide to Gaining Powerful Skills to Set Life-Changing Boundaries, as well as an adjunct professor at Shorter University, Atlanta, and the owner of Illumination Counseling and Coaching, LLC.

Click here for information about Latasha Matthews
Allan M. Tepper, JD, PsyD, is a forensic psychologist and a trial attorney in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He conducts ethics training throughout the United States, and he specializes in the legal defense of mental health professionals.

Click here for information about Allan Tepper
Terry Casey, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, HSP health service provider with over 30 years of professional experience, including a 16-year tenure as the director of counseling & psychological services for a non-profit agency with over 30 counselors at over a dozen locations. He is in private practice in Franklin, Tennessee, as well as teaches ethics and professional issues in counseling at Lipscomb University's graduate program in clinical mental health counseling.

Click here for information about Terry Casey
Prevent Ethical Problems from Impacting Your Practice

A $699.96 Value
Yours Today for Just $299.99
Help clients solve their own ethical dilemmas and earn up to 15.75 CE Hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
 
Frequently Asked Questions

If you're looking to increase your confidence when handling any unexpected scenario, then this course is right for you!

This ethics course teaches you not just how to respond to ethical dilemmas, but how to prevent problems from popping up and threatening the practice you worked so hard to build... whether you're a counselor, social worker, psychologist, case manager, addiction counselor, therapist, marriage & family therapist, or other mental health professional.

With over 16 hours of online video training, insightful commentary, case studies, and examples, you will take away powerful new clinical strategies to immediately apply in your own practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours!

But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Yes! Once you register for this course — the materials, including bonus content, are yours to keep and access on your own schedule.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Register for this intensive training course without risk. If you're not completely satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260.

We’re that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.
Ethics in the Real World:
Practical Approaches for Ethical Dilemmas in Therapy

A $699.96 Value
Yours Today for Just $299.99
Earn up to 15.75 CE Hours — including up to 6.25 Ethics CE Hours — at no additional cost to you!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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