Bonus Session only available as part of the Enhanced Learning Track
Explore the Full Range of Ethical Issues
with the Field's Leading Experts
with the Field's Leading Experts
|Session 1 - Tuesday, December 6
Ethical Dilemmas for the 21st-Century Practitioner
Learn how to reconcile boundary maintenance with clinical wisdom. Mary Jo Barrett, M.S.W., will explain the role of self-reflection, peer supervision, and consultation in risk management.
|Session 2 - Thursday, December 8
Ethics in the Digital Age
A forward thinker when it comes to technology and psychotherapy, Ofer Zur, Ph.D., will make sense of ethical challenges posed by e-mail, social media, Google, and other technologies.
|Session 3 - Tuesday, December 13
The Therapist's Duty to Warn, Report Abuse and Rape, and Handle Self-Injurious Behavior
Clifton Mitchell, Ph.D., will introduce the latest legal developments regarding therapists' responsibility to prevent clients from physically harming themselves or others, report abuse or rape, and handle right-to-die issues.
|Session 4 - Thursday, December 15
The Ethics of Termination
William Doherty, Ph.D., will use cases from the HBO series, "The Sopranos" and "In Treatment" to discuss helpful and unhelpful ways to broach terminations when clients are no longer benefiting from therapy.
|Session 5 - Tuesday, December 20
Law, Ethics, and Risk Management
Steven Frankel, Ph.D., J.D., will discuss how to avoid the most common ethical pitfalls. You'll gain the resources to answer the most frequently asked questions about legal and ethical issues.
Bonus Session - Thursday, December 22
Telemental Health in the 21st Century
Marlene Maheu, Ph.D., will discuss how to provide online therapy effectively while maintaining boundaries when integrating the latest tools like Skype, Google, and virtual self-help products.
Bonus Session is available only to Enhanced Learning Track Participants
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Our Presenters Are Leaders In The Field
Mary Jo Barrett, M.S.W., is the founder and director of the Center for Contextual Change and teaches at the University of Chicago. She’s the coauthor of Systemic Treatment of Incest and coeditor of Treating Incest: A Multimodal Systems Perspective.
Ofer Zur Ph.D., director of the Zur Institute, is a licensed psychologist from Sonoma, California. He’s written dozens of articles and four books, including Dual Relationships in Psychotherapy and Boundaries in Psychotherapy.
Clifton Mitchell, Ph.D., is a professor at East Tennessee State University, where he received the Teacher of the Year Award in 2002. He's the author of Dealing with Highly Resistant Clients.
William Doherty, Ph.D., is a professor and director of the Citizen Professional Center at the University of Minnesota. His books include Take Back Your Marriage, Putting Children First, and Take Back Your Kids. His latest book is Family Therapy, with Susan McDaniel.
Steven Frankel, Ph.D., J.D., is an A.B.P.P. certified clinical and forensic psychologist, as well as an attorney at law. He's currently a clinical professor of psychology at University of Southern California.
Marlene Maheu, Ph.D., has been a leader and pioneer in telehealth since 1994. She developed the first online consumer portal for psychology worldwide, now known as SelfhelpMagazine.com, and chaired the first telehealth-related taskforce at the APA. She's the lead author of The Mental Health Profession and the New Technologies.