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APA TRAINING: ETHICS UPDATE IN AN EVERCHANGING WORLD

Mar 29, 2016 | News

Ethics Update in an Everchanging World is scheduled for Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Millennium Center in Johnson City. This workshop will cover some of the basic concepts of values vs. ethics vs. legal requirements through lecture and exercises. In addition, issues having to do with social media will be reviewed. The training is presented by Diane Whitehead, Ph.D., a Senior Staff Psychologist at Frontier Health, and Preston Visser, Ph.D.,a clinical psychologist at Frontier Health.

There will be opportunity for audience members to pose particular ethical questions to a panel consisting of members of several mental health professions including psychology, social work, professional counseling, and marriage and family counseling during the last portion of the training.

Learning Objectives: Compare the differences among ethics, state law in Tennessee and Virginia, and personal and professional values; Distinguish between an ethical focus, a legal focus, and a risk management focus Describe a process for handling an ethical bind Explain relevant ethical and legal concerns for psychotherapists practicing in Tennessee or Virginia associated with online and social media activity; Describe emerging best ethical practices for psychotherapists who use social networking websites; Describe ethical and legal considerations for psychotherapists in Tennessee or Virginia for determining how to use online tools for therapeutic and marketing purposes

Cost is $85. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. Three hours credit. Full attendance is required to receive credit; variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines. Make checks payable to Frontier Health. To register: Diane Whitehead, Ph.D., Frontier Health, P.O. Box 9054, Johnson City, TN 37615, FAX: (423) 224-1023 or E-mail: rstewart@frontierhealth.org Frontier Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Frontier Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Three hours of credit are available. Full attendance is required to receive credit; variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines.

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