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Ethical Issues in the Electronic Age

Linda Knauss, Ph.D., ABPP

3.0 CE Hours Available

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Price$65.00
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Price$75.00
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Price$85.00
Streaming Video
Price$75.00
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Price$37.00

Description

New ethical issues are emerging in this rapidly changing environment of electronic communication and telehealth. However, specific standards do not exist to address these dilemmas. Knowing how to respond to these challenges requires a unique approach to ethical decision making grounded in the overarching ethical principles.

This workshop will focus on the ways in which electronic communication, telehealth, and social media promote or prevent client welfare. Dr. Knauss will present case examples and participants will be encouraged to share their own ethical dilemmas.

Objectives

Participants will be able to describe:

  • How to apply the overarching ethical principles to issues involving electronic communication.
  • Issues in electronic communication that promote or prevent client welfare.
  • The pros and cons of using social media in psychological practice.
  • Ethical decision making skills about electronic communication

 

    Topics

    Introduction and Confidentiality

    • Existing Rules Governing Electronic Communication
    • Confidentiality of Therapists and Clients

    Informed Consent

    • What Clients Need to Know
    • Internet Policies

    Telehealth and Boundaries

    • Types of Telehealth
    • Boundaries Unique to Electronic Communication

    Record Keeping

    • Legal Issues
    • Record Retention

    Googling Clients and Mental Health Professionals

    • Pros and Cons
    • Electronic Footprints

    Social Networking and Bullying

    • Ethical Decision Making
    • Electronic Violence