Building Therapeutic Relationships and Healthy Boundaries

Date: March 10, 2020 Price: $35.00 Time: 9:00am-11:00am CEUs: 2.0 Class Type: Classroom
Level: Foundation-Intermediate Instructor: Mary Jane Creely, MS, APRN Domain(s): Domain Chart
This class is full - No additional registrations being taken at this time. Contact SUMHLC at 401-521-5759 to add your name to a waitlist for this program.

This training is being offered by: 

The Opioid Treatment Program Health Home Initiative with support from The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI


This training will provide an overview and discussion of the 'nature of helping' relationships between a healthcare professional and client. It will cover the components and the steps in building such relationships including trust and confidentiality. Various types of verbal and non-verbal communication techniques are reviewed as well as exploring effective engagement strategies. Therapeutic boundaries are discussed and illustrations of potential boundary crossing. Clues clarification and ethics are covered as they relate to the treatment relationship. Concepts of the 'power differential' in therapeutic relationships are covered. The use of clinical supervision to manage 'disclosures/secrets' and blurring of boundaries will also be covered

Continuing Education Credits:

Social Worker CEUsThis training has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for 2.0 continuing education credits.

Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUsThis training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 2.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC&RC affiliate).

Certified Peer Recovery Specialist CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 2.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC&RC affiliate).

Please Note: A pre-test is required to be taken before the training. In order to receive a training certificate, each participant must complete a post-test, and training evaluation within ten (10) days of completing the training.  Instructions will be provided to the email address that you register with. Thank you.