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21st Century Ethics: The Latest Standards And Practices
Course - Audio (On Demand)
$89.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Course - Audio (On Demand)   Instructions
Author:
OFER ZUR, PHD
Publisher:
Psychotherapy Networker
Copyright:
1/8/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
NOS095534
Objectives

  1. Explain the changing history and different perceptions of ethics and professionalism in psychotherapy.
  2. Recognize the specific issues and situations in clinical practice that are likely to have boundary implications.
  3. Define self-disclosure and list the pros and cons.
  4. Explain the role of documentation as it relates to ethics.
  5. List the issues and potential problems of working from a home office.
  6. Learn an approach to ethical decision-making that ensures high ethical standards, without sacrificing clinical effectiveness.

Outline

Session 1:

  • Review boundary crossings, boundary violations, and the difference between them
  • Define dual relationships
  • Discern the differences between boundary crossing and boundary violations
  • Discuss historical changes in attitudes toward therapeutic boundaries
  • Review the evolution of the standard of care in therapy and counseling
  • Discuss the ethics of boundaries
  • EACH boundary will be discussed in the following sessions in terms of: Descriptions and definitions; Examples and case studies; The ethical, clinical, legal, and standard-of-care considerations of each boundary

Session 2:

  • Self-Disclosure: avoidable, unavoidable, helpful, unhelpful, accidental
  • Clients as informed consumers; Internet self-disclosure
  • To give gifts or not to give gifts; the timing, value, and meaning of gifts from clients and therapists

Session 3:

  • The touchy issue of touch in therapy
  • Bartering for goods and services: when it works, when it doesn’t

Session 4:

  • Out-of-office therapy: home visits, desensitization/exposure therapy, adventure therapy
  • Home office: issues and potential problems when working from your own home
  • E-therapy: telephone and e-mail based therapy
  • Additional boundary issues: length of sessions, language, clothing, physical proximity

Session 5:

  • Dual relationships: unavoidable and avoidable, concurrent vs. sequential, professional, social, financial.

Session 6:

  • Power dynamics in therapy: therapist’s vs. client’s power
  • Clinical-ethical decision-making about psychotherapeutic boundaries
  • Beyond “risk-management” and fear of boards and attorneys
  • Ethical risk-management
Author

OFER ZUR, PHD

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.
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Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals

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