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Professional Ethics:
Two Developmental Perspectives

Saturday, March 23, 2019
Fairfax, VA
9:00 am - noon -- 3 CE

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Professional Ethics:
Two Developmental Perspectives
Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.

 I.  Development of Ethics Codes in the Mental Health Professions

A.  Prior Ethics Codes

B. Patterns of Change Represented in Current Ethics Codes

Emphasis on the Ethical Importance of Informed Consent
Ethical and Legal Issues Raised by Managed Care
Ethical and Legal Issues Raised by Use of New Technology
Termination and Abandonment
Legal Response to Increasing Legal Demands for Information
Risk-Management Response to Increasing Risks to Therapists
Multiculturalism/Diversity as an Ethical Issue

C.  Predictions About Future Development & Directions

 II.  Personal & Professional Development: Ethical Tasks and Pitfalls

A.  Training and Early Career
B.  Mid-Career
C.  Later Career

III.  Implications

A.  for Training
B.  for Professional Practice
C.  for Supervision





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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.
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