Being ethical is not limited simply to knowing and following ethical codes, laws and regulations. Ethical behavior also involves striving to bring the highest values into one's work and aspiring to do one's best in all interactions. The Ethical Principles Overview course introduces the basic concepts necessary in discussing ethics for hands-on practitioners.
Ethics and Mental Health introduces you to the field of mental health by describing the scope of practice of six types of mental health providers. It gives you a detailed look at how Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, School Counselors and School Psychologists approach the diagnosis and treatment of psychological and emotional problems. It provides you with a clear map of whom to refer, should the need arise, and gives you a sense of how mental health professionals work.
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Ethical behavior involves striving to bring the highest values into one's work and aspiring to do one's best in all interactions. The Ethical Foundations module introduces the basic concepts necessary in discussing ethics for hands-on practitioners.
By increasing your awareness of your clients’ boundaries as well as your own, you can improve the therapeutic relationship and avoid many inadvertent slips into unethical behavior.
Upon closer examination, the dynamics of Dual and Sequential Relationships can be surprisingly complex with ramifications ranging from vital and stimulating to tragically harmful. This module examines the fundamental concepts of dual and sequential relationships, how to address them within the context of the therapeutic relationship, and gives solid guidelines for the ethical practitioner to safeguard the therapeutic relationship.
Enhance your relationships with clients by understanding the dynamics of effective communication and using proven tools to clarify and maintain professional boundaries.
The time invested in enhancing your communication skills promotes mutual understanding, strengthens the therapeutic relationship, and helps you overcome any challenges you may encounter.
Awareness of the physical, social, and cultural dynamics, and a knowledge of behavioral strategies, helps practitioners increase their effectiveness as a safe, healing presence. Practitioners are introduced to the issues needed to address regarding sex, touch, and intimacy.
Ethical practice management calls for high standards and personal integrity on the part of every somatic practitioner. By respecting the responsibilities of belonging to a profession, you feel confident in interactions with governing bodies, colleagues, and clients.
Developing the structure for practice alliances is of significant importance. Identify the issues relevant to working in a situation such as a group practice, clinic, hospital, or spa.
Business ethics covers the major ethical issues that relate to managing a successful business: general finances; setting fees; tips; barter; gift certificates; taxes; product sales; referrals; marketing materials; complying with local, state, and federal laws; regulating bodies; insurance coverage; slander/libel; contracts; civil lawsuits; employees; client custody; and insurance reimbursement.
Identifying and understanding intense, sometimes objectionable, feelings in professional relationships is central to the management of professional boundaries. Support systems can assist you with identifying and managing your feelings around these boundary dilemmas; as well as, sorting out clinical and interpersonal dilemmas.
On average, one of every five clients a practitioner sees has a history of some kind of trauma or abuse. Whether or not you are aware of it, in a large percentage of your sessions, the client in your treatment room may be a survivor. This module introduces the issues relevant to working with trauma clients. It doesn't train you in how to work with survivors; rather it brings awareness to the special considerations you must make with these clients.
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