Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Ethics for Mental Health Professionals: Ethics Workshops- Part 1
Part One: Introduction; Analyzing and resolving ethical issues; Ethical principles of psychologists (and others) and code of conduct; Informed consent; Special roles of mental health professionals; Cases for discussion.
This seminar will cover professional boundaries, confidentiality and duty to warn/protect cases, as well as emerging ethical issues concerning electronic health records, interstate licensing requirements, social media, virtual therapy in a virtual world and legislative updates. Dr. Anderson will review major ethical issues in mental health practice and will lead case discussion including cases from participants. Focus will start with ethical principles, methods for resolution of ethical dilemmas, and then will move to informed consent and to emerging issues in ethics for mental health providers.
Participants will be able to:
- Review ethical issues including ethical principles, methods for resolution, informed consent and virtual therapy issues
- Describe ethical issues in professional boundaries, confidentiality, and duty to warn/ protect cases
- Discuss emerging ethical issues concerning electronic records, interstate licensing requirements, social media, and legislative updates
- Discuss ethics cases from participants
Rebecca Anderson, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Director of Integrated Mental Health in Pain Management Center at MCW. She is the author of over 70 peer reviewed articles, 6 book chapters, and 2 books. She serves as Secretary of the WI Examining Board and is currently a board member of WPA. Clinically she is a member of a comprehensive pain management program which encompasses musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain, and headaches working with Anesthesia, Neurology, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation teams. She utilizes CBT, mindfulness, use of apps, imagery recordings, and biofeedback as part of an integrated approach to address adjustment and improve function and quality of life for patients.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live virtual activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
APA Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. MCW maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 3.00 APAAPA credit.
- 3.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
- 3.00 NASW
Tuition for each 3-hour session is $120 if received by June 18, 2021. After June 18, 2021, tuition for a 3-hour sessions is $145.
Tuition for graduate and medical students and resident physicians is $90 with a letter from the training director.
There is a $5 processing fee for online transactions.
Refunds, minus a $20 administrative fee, may be obtained if requested in writing no later than 15 days prior to the beginning of each session. There will be no refunds thereafter.