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Ethics: Necessary and Essential Information for Mental Health and Related Healthcare Professionals
Ethics: Necessary and Essential Information for Mental Health and Related Healthcare Professionals

Where:   LAS VEGAS, NV

When:  Friday, October 11, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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LAS VEGAS, NV 89169
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Course Description:

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 seminar 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.
Objectives:
  1. Explain how ethics defines mental health clinicians and affect their practice.
  2. Identify methods to incorporate ethical standards with clinicians’ values, principles and counseling philosophy.
  3. Discover how to avoid ethical violations and ethical dilemmas, relational boundary misinterpretations and power differentiation.
  4. Summarize the important processes needed to protect all parties through appropriate, necessary and ethical precautions.
  5. Distinguish maintaining professional boundaries while still promoting positive clinical relationships.
  6. Discuss the ethical requirement for cultural competence and social diversity and its relevance to all practices.
OUTLINE

Ethics: Introduction and History
  • Ethical Codes and Relevant Laws
  • Ethics Differs from the Law
  • Moral Principles
  • Law, Ethics, and Practice
It’s A Unique Profession
  • Vulnerable Clients
  • Therapeutic Challenges
  • Ethical Concerns
  • Technology and Practice
Boundaries
  • Crossings vs. Violations
  • Cultural Competencies
  • Issues of Impairment
Records

Confidentiality
  • Expectations
  • Principles
  • Exceptions
Informed Consent
  • The Essence of Informed Consent
  • Checking the Validity of Consent
Ethics and Clinical Practice
  • Clinicians and interventions
  • The Counseling Relationship
  • Assessments, Diagnoses, and Treatment Planning
  • More than One Person in Session
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Dual/Multiple Relationships
Ethical Principles

Ethical Decisions
Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

TERESA KINTIGH, LMFT

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.



Speaker Disclosures:

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.

LEE ANNE WICHMANN, M.A., LMFT

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.



Speaker Disclosures:

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.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

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.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




Ethics
This seminar includes 6.25 hours of general ethics instruction. If ethics is not specified within your licensing board’s approval statement below, please contact your board to determine the applicability and amount of ethics allowed.


Addiction Counselors
This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Legal, Ethical, and Professional Development skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Counselors
This intermediate activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Nevada Counselors: This program has been approved by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists for 6.25 contact hoursand satisfies the ethics requirements.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Nevada Marriage & Family Therapists: This program has been approved by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists for 6.25 contact hours and satisfies the ethics requirements.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Psychologists
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This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 Ethics continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 380 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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