Ethical issues regarding the use of technology in counseling including HIPAA, HiTech, and nonmalfeasance

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

1. The participant will demonstrate familiarity with what often leads to boundary breaches.
2. The participant will demonstrate familiarity with the most frequently made allegations of ethics violations.
3. The participant will demonstrate familiarity with examples of multiple relationships.
4. The participant will demonstrate familiarity with important areas to consider regarding boundaries.
5. Demonstrate familiarity with components of informed consent including HIPAA

This is the brief version of the ethics course.

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

1.       Learn about different codes of ethics (APA, ACA, AAMFT)

2.       Learn about the principles supporting and informing ethical codes (i.e. beneficence)

3.       Identify steps in ethical decision making

4.       Define, identify and discuss how to deal effectively with transference and countertransference issues

5.       Identify stressors in the profession and burnout prevention techniques

6.       Clarify personal values and their effect in a counselor’s work

7.       Discuss the role of spiritual and religious values in counseling

8.       Identify cultural values and assumptions in therapy

9.       Identify the characteristics of a multiculturally competent counselor

10.   Explain the purpose of informed consent

11.   Identify Counselor’s Responsibilities in Record Keeping

12.   Identify ways to reduce malpractice liability

13.   Define and explain the conditions for maintaining confidentiality, priviledge and privacy.

14.   Explain HIPAA regulations and what they mean to counselors


LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  • Define ethics in terms of attending to consumer's biopsychosocial needs
  • Discuss how to individualize treatment
  • Identify four types of motivation
  • List the components of SNAP to be strengths, needs, attitudes and preferences
  • Identify boundary issues in small communities and recovery communities

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the difference between ethical and legal guidelines
  • Identify causes of ethical stress
  • Learn the Un-Ethics mantra
  • Identify the areas in which professionals must be competent.

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the reason for ethical codes
  • Present multiple methods for analyzing ethical problems
  • Identifying lying or B.S.
  • Define different types of ethics
  • Learn about compassion stress and compassion fatigue.


LEARNER OBJECTIVES

1. Learn about different codes of ethics (APA, ACA, AAMFT)

2. Learn about the principles supporting and informing ethical codes (i.e. beneficence)

3. Identify steps in ethical decision making

4. Define, identify and discuss how to deal effectively with transference and countertransference issues

5. Identify stressors in the profession and burnout prevention techniques

6. Clarify personal values and their effect in a counselor’s work

7. Discuss the role of spiritual and religious values in counseling

8. Identify cultural values and assumptions in therapy

9. Identify the characteristics of a multiculturally competent counselor

10. Explain the purpose of informed consent

11. Identify Counselor’s Responsibilities in Record Keeping

12. Identify ways to reduce malpractice liability

13. Define and explain the conditions for maintaining confidentiality, privilege and privacy.

14. Explain HIPAA regulations and what they mean to counselors

LEARNER OBJECTIVES
  1. Ethics of Online Counseling and Prevention
  2. CRCC Code of Ethics
  3. ACA Code of Ethics

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

Reviews Rehabilitation Counseling Codes of Ethics as they are being developed in conjunction with the ACA