Beginnings & Endings:
March 11, 2017
9:00 a.m. - noon
INTRODUCTION: Placing Intakes & Terminations Into Ethical Context
PART ONE: BEGINNINGS
A. Ethical Requirements About Beginning Relationships
B. Legal Requirements About Clinical Beginnings:
Virginia Licensing Board Standards
Federal HIPAA Regulations
C. Ethical Implications of these Legal Requirements
D. Clinical Implications Of these Ethical & Legal Requirements
E. Creating Safe Beginnings:
Obtaining Client Consent
F. Marking the Transition from Intake to Intervention
PART TWO: ENDINGS
A. Ethical Requirements About Clinical Endings
B. Legal Considerations When Ending Clinical Relationships
C. Clinical Issues with Ethical Implications:
Planned “Timely” Endings
Therapist-Guided “Early” Endings
Patient-Initiated “Abrupt & Untimely” Endings
Financially-Driven “Premature Terminations”
D. Closing a Practice – Retirement, Relocation, Illness, Death
PART THREE: USING BEGINNINGS TO CREATE SAFER ENDINGS
1. List some ethical responsibilities and potential ethical pitfalls at the beginning of clinical relationships.
2. List some ethical responsibilities and potential ethical pitfalls related to ending clinical relationships.
3. Describe how to use beginnings to create safer endings.
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This workshop offers three (3) Continuing Education (CE) credits in Ethics/Laws.
CE Certificates will be awarded at the completion of workshop attendance.
You may contact your state licensing board to confirm approval for license renewal.
|The Center for Ethical Practice is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center maintains responsibility for all programs and their content.|
|The Center for Ethical Practice is approved as Provider # 1287 for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) [www.aswb.org] through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program (ASWB Approval Period 3/21/15 – 3/21/18). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.|
|The Center for Ethical Practice has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6768). The Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.|