Providing Behavioral Health Services in the Digital Age-Ethical and Risk-Management Challenges
Date: April 25, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Class Type: Classroom
Instructor: Frederic G, Reamer, Ph.D.
6 CEUs*: (SW, CD, MHC)
This workshop will explore novel and emerging ethical issues arising out of mental health and addiction professionals' growing use of electronic interventions, electronic communications, and social media. Building on introductory ethics concepts, the presenter will examine ethical issues related to professionals' use of social networking sites, e-therapy, chat rooms, moderated forums, Web-based psychoeducation, self-guided Web-based intervention, video conferencing, telephone therapy, avatar therapy, expert systems, email exchanges, text messages, and client blogs. The workshop will focus on key ethical issues related to privacy, confidentiality, privileged communication, informed consent, boundaries, and documentation, among others. The presenter will make extensive use of case material.
*PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive a CEU Certificate, each participant must complete a Pre-Test BEFORE arriving at this training and complete a Post Test and Evaluation within one week after the training. (Instructions will be provided.)