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Module 1: Client Presentations and Requests and Therapy Situations that Challenge Ethical and Legal Standards

Online
On Demand Education
3.25 CE Hours On Demand
Ethics

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When and Where

Location

  • On Demand
    Sessions will be available On-Demand
Description

This module will identify nine categories of therapeutic boundary violations. Client behaviors, issues, seductions, and circumstances; the presenting issues and configurations in therapy increase the probability of legal and ethical violations in therapy will be presented.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this module is for participants to become aware of how and when clients present or make requests and reduce risk of ethical and legal breaches.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the nine categories of therapeutic boundary violations.

  • Identify 5 common client presentations that tend to risk ethical and legal problems.

  • Identify 5 common therapy situations that tend to risk ethical and legal problems.

CE Details
Ethics

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

Review in process.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 3.25 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Ronald Mah, M.A., Ph.D., L.M.F.T

Ronald Mah is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. He is the author of “Difficult Behavior in Early Childhood,” (2006), “The One-Minute Temper Tantrum Solution” (2008), and “Getting Beyond Bullying and Exclusion, PreK-5, Empowering Children in Inclusive Classrooms” (2009), in addition to several e-books and DVDs. Dr. Mah has 16 years of experience in early childhood education. He is the owner of a childcare center and has elementary & secondary teaching credentials. He is also on the Board of Directors of the California Kindergarten Association and was a college instructor. Dr. Mah is the Co-Director of the MFT Masters Program at the Western Institute for Social Research, Berkeley. He is also on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapist (2008-2012) and (2021-current) and has presented for CAMFT conferences and symposiums.

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