In this nuts-and-bolts discussion of the new ethical questions raised by the clinical use of e-mail, social media platforms, the Internet, and smartphones, Zur will the unpack the issues and provide suggestions for how therapists can best handle the new ethical quandaries confronting us. You’ll leave with a greater understanding of the ethical dilemmas of the Internet Age and practical strategies for dealing with them.
Ofer Zur, Ph.D., director of the Zur Institute, is a licensed psychologist and ethical and forensic consultant from Sonoma, California. He’s written dozens of articles and four books, including Dual Relationships in Psychotherapy and Boundaries in Psychotherapy. Website: www.zurinstitute.com.
1. Explain the ethical issues that have developed due to the use of new technologies
2. Describe how to manage social media as a professional
3. Discuss how to handle clients who find out information about you via social media platforms or Internet search engines