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Boundaries & Dual Relationships
What Are the Rules?

Saturday, June 15, 2019
Charlottesville VA
UVa Darden Event Center
8:30 - 11:30 -- 3 CE

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 “Boundaries & Dual Relationships:
What Are the Rules?
Where Should We Draw the Line?”

Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.



“…but everybody does it!”

  I. Ethical Standards About Boundaries & Dual Relationships

 II. Legal Standards About Boundaries & Dual Relationships

III. Keeping the Frame & Drawing the Lines

     Clinical Meetings Between Therapist & Client

Time & Place
Therapeutic Technique
Technology-Assisted and “Distance” Services

Other Meetings Between Therapist & Client

Planned Meetings
Accidental Meetings

 IV. Dual/Multiple Roles

Individual Therapist
Family Therapist
Group Therapist

  V. Physical Contact


 VI. Therapist Self-Disclosure

Non Clinically-Related

VII. Giving/Receiving Intimate Gestures


IX. Understandings About Post-Termination Contacts

  X.  Self-Exploration

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This workshop offers 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.

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