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Mitchell M. Handelsman, Ph.D.

Positive Ethics with the Most Difficult Clients

6.0 CE Hours Available

This program qualifies for 6.0 hours of ethics CE credit

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Description

Through the use of case discussions, exercises, and didactic presentations, participants will learn about positive ethics and practical applications to therapy with difficult clients.

Objectives

Participants will:

  • better understand the elements of positive ethics and ethical acculturation
  • become more aware of ethical conflicts and pitfalls inherent in working with difficult clients
  • develop techniques that integrate professional ethical codes and personal moral values when encountering difficult clients
  • learn preventive strategies to maintain excellent ethical behavior no matter the client

  • Topics Covered

    Positive Ethics in Context

    • Levels of awareness that form the basis of ethical practiceó personal, professional, and political
    • Practical implications for borderline, suicidal, angry, abusive, court-ordered, seductive, noncompliant, and other ìdifficultî clients
    What Makes Difficult Clients So Difficult?
    • Therapist reactions to difficult clients
    • Ethical acrobatics: Balancing the personal and professional, clinical, and legal
    • Maintaining the right mix of detachment and involvement
    • Prevention vs. reaction: Applying positive principles to avoid ethical pitfalls
    Strategies and Tactics
    • Ethical reasoning in difficult circumstances
    • How to inform clients
    • What to document
    • When to consult and with whom to consult
    • When to refer and how to terminate
    Putting It All Together
    • Ongoing strategies to prevent ethical problems
    • Case Examples

    All Programs Include Handouts and One Paid CE Test

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    Extra Test (6 CE Credits)
    Extra Test (6 CE Credits)
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    All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test

    • Audio downloads will be available for download immediately after checkout
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    J&K Seminars, LLC is approved to sponsor continuing education by:
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is an AOTA (The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.) Approved Provider of Continuing Education (Provider # 5180). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. J&K Seminars, LLC maintains responsibility for our programs and contents.
    • J&K Seminars, LLC, provider #1080, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org , (through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. J&K Seminars, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 01/27/2015 – 01/27/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
    • NJ Social Workers – Please Click Here to See a List of Approved Courses or call 800-801-5415
    • J&K Seminars, LLChas been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5599. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. J&K Seminars is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is an NAADAC Approved Education Provider #757
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is a registered social worker continuing education sponsor for Illinois social workers (Lic # 159.000833)
    • Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners
    • State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation – J&K Seminars, LLC is a Registered Social Worker Continuing Education Sponsor – License # 159-000833, and Marriage and Family Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor – License # 168-000195
    • J & K Seminars, LLC, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0174.
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #MFT-0041
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0077
    • Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) for D&A professionals (ICRC/AODA) # 271
    • Pennsylvania Department of Education – Act 48 approved
    • All programs have been approved by the Pennsylvania Board of Social Workers, Professional Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists Provider Number # 483
    • J&K Seminars, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors#1835