Continuing Education & Resources for Mental Health Professionals

Upcoming Workshops

  • Ethical Implications of Clinical Practice
    Under Virginia’s Laws

    Sat., March 17, 2018
    9:00 am - noon
    Richmond, VA
    3 credits

    Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D. Richmond, Virginia  — March 17, 2018 9:00 a.m. – noon 3 Continuing Education Credits Each state has different laws that can affect clinical practice.  This workshop focuses on the laws and regulations that affect Virginia mental health professionals.  What are the laws that help us protect the confidentiality of patient information?  […]

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  • Social Media and Electronic Technology
    What Are The Ethical Issues?

    Sat., March 17, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Richmond, VA
    3 Credits

    Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D. Richmond, Virginia  — March 17, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 3 Continuing Education Credits What are the ethical implications of posting our private information online?  What are the guidelines for interacting with clients on facebook or other social network online sites? What are the necessary safeguards and where should we […]

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  • Social Media & Electronic Technology:
    What Are the Ethical Issues?

    Sat., March 31, 2018
    9:00 am - noon
    Fairfax, Va
    3 Credits

    Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D. Fairfax, Virginia  — March 31, 2018 9:00 a.m. – noon 3 Continuing Education Credits What are the ethical implications of posting our private information online?  What are the guidelines for interacting with clients on facebook or other social network online sites? What are the necessary safeguards and where should we draw […]

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  • Ethical Implications of Clinical Practice
    Under Virginia’s Laws

    Sat., March 31, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Fairfax, VA
    3 Credits

    Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D. Fairfax, Virginia  — March 31, 2018 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 3 Continuing Education Credits Each state has different laws that can affect clinical practice.  This workshop focuses on the laws and regulations that affect Virginia mental health professionals.  What are the laws that help us protect the confidentiality of patient […]

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  • Peer Consultation – Paying Attention to the Ethical Issues

    Fri., May 25, 2018
    9:00 am - noon
    Charlottesville, VA
    3 Credits

    We are advised to maintain professional competence through continuing education and through consultation. Peer consultation can be very important, but there are ethical issues to consider when we obtain or provide peer consultation. Do we clarify the limits of confidentiality when we provide individual consultation to each others?  In our group peer consultation meetings, do […]

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  • Social Media & Electronic Technology:
    What Are The Ethical Issues?

    Fri., May 25, 2018
    1:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Charlottesville, VA
    3 Credits

    Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D. Charlottesville, Virginia  — May 25, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 3 Continuing Education Credits What are the ethical implications of posting our private information online?  What are the guidelines for interacting with clients on facebook or other social network online sites? What are the necessary safeguards and where should we […]

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  • Retiring, Relocating, or Closing a Practice
    Ethical & Practical Considerations

    Fri., May 25, 2018
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Charlottesville, VA
    2 Credits

    Whether you intend to move your practice or retire and end practicing, one big consideration involves terminations with existing clinical patients, or notifications to recent patients. Our professions have some Ethical Standards that apply to this circumstance, Virginia has some laws that apply to relocating a practice, and malpractice agencies have some risk-management recommendations. This […]

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  • What Hat(s) Do You Wear?
    Why Does It Matter?
    Who Must You Tell?

    Sat., June 16, 2018
    9:00 am - noon
    Fairfax VA
    3 Credits

    Mental health professionals are playing more and more different roles, leading to the increasing possibility that they may find themselves in conflicting roles.  Each role can have different ethical implications, clinical responsibilities, and ethical/legal implications, so combining roles can lead to ethical, clinical, and/or legal complications that can be difficult to resolve.  This workshop can […]

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  • Informed Consent & Informed Refusal
    Do We Care?

    Sat., June 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Fairfax VA
    3 Credits

    Much has been written about the concept of “informed consent.” Sometimes the articles and books focus on the underlying theory, sometimes on laws, sometimes on ethics, and occasionally on clinical implications.  We will first consider why our professions consider the informed-consent process to be so important for protecting the rights of our clients.  Then we […]

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