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As new realities collide with traditional ethical standards, many clinicians are growing more confused about their obligations. This 6-part webcast series with leading experts on ethical practice offers a lively, illuminating, practical exploration of current ethical guidelines for clinicians.

Ethics Intensive • 1-2pm EST
September 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

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Mary Jo Barrett Session 1 - Monday, September 17
21st-Century Ethical Dilemmas
Learn how to reconcile boundary maintenance with clinical wisdom by exploring the role of self-reflection, peer supervision, and consultation in risk management.
With Mary Jo Barrett, M.S.W.
Ofer Zur Session 2 - Tuesday, September 18
Ethics in the Digital Age
Find out what ethical challenges are posed by e-mail, social media, Google, and other web 2.0 technologies. Learn what therapists can do and what to expect.
With Ofer Zur, Ph.D.
Clifton Mitchell Session 3 - Wednesday, September 19
The Therapist's Duty to Warn
Explore the latest legal developments regarding therapists' responsibility to prevent physical harming, report abuse or rape, and handle right-to-die issues.
With Clifton Mitchell, Ph.D.
William Doherty Session 4 - Thursday, September 20
The Ethics of Termination
Learn helpful and unhelpful ways to broach terminations when clients are no longer benefiting by examining cases from the HBO series "The Sopranos" and "In Treatment." With William Doherty, Ph.D.
Steven Frankel Session 5 - Friday, September 21
Law, Ethics, and Risk Management
Find out how to avoid the most common ethical pitfalls by learning about the most frequently litigated and censured areas of practice.
With Steven Frankel, Ph.D., J.D.
Marlene Maheu Session 6 - Saturday, September 22
Telemental Health in the 21st Century
Discover how to provide online therapy effectively while maintaining boundaries when integrating the latest tools like Skype, Google, and virtual self-help products. With Marlene Maheu, Ph.D.


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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 and 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 Effective Techniques for 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 Family First, Take Back Your Kids, and Medical 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, and chaired the first telehealth-related taskforce at the APA. She's the lead author of The Mental Health Professional and the New Technologies.


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