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Where Are We Going Astray? Why?

Saturday, March 23, 2019
Fairfax, VA
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - 3 CE

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“Where Are We Going Astray? . . . and Why?”

Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.


Introduction:
2009 – 2019:  Ethically Speaking, Has Anything Changed?


I. Where Are We Making Problematic Decisions?

Beginnings: Informed Consent & Informed Refusal at Intake
Confidentiality & Disclosure; “Overdisclosure”
Dual/Multiple Relationships & Boundaries
Multi-Client Therapies
Legal Contexts
Custody Cases
Subpoenas
Role Confusion
Third-Party Payer Complications
Endings: Termination/Continuity of Care/”Abandonment”

 II. Why?

Is the Ethical Path Not Visible Enough?
Are Our Rationalizations Working Too Well?
Are We Unaware of the Potential Harm to Clients?
Are We Unaware of the Risks to Ourselves?
Are We “Following the Crowd” Instead of Making Our Own Decisions?  Are the Pressures Too Great?
Financial Pressures
Clinical Pressures
Peer Pressures
Personal Stressors
Other?

 III.  Can We Make Better Decisions? Whose Help Do We Need? 

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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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