Ethics 4: Counseling Online (1.5 CE Hours)

$15.00

This course explores and explains the evolving ethics concerning online and electronic therapy, which is more common than many in the field would imagine. Interesting information about your industry, even if you don’t practice therapy in these ways.

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Course Description:

This course explores and explains the evolving ethics concerning online and electronic therapy, which is more common than many in the field would imagine. Interesting information about your industry, even if you don’t practice therapy in these ways.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the professional will be able to:

  • Familiarize themselves with their respective professional association’s Code of Ethics.
  • Understand the current guidelines for the ethical practice of online counseling.
  • Identify the issues involved in managing professional protocol related to online therapy.
  • Implement a strategy for the resolution of ethical dilemmas in the counseling process.

Purpose of this course:

The purpose of this CE course is to provide a current understanding of the ethical guidelines for the mental health professional. Additionally, this course explores the current dilemmas of incorporating technology into the therapeutic process, and highlights the contemporary issue of “online therapy”. This course also provides an overview and discussion of a model for resolving ethical dilemmas.

Course Outline:

Part 1: Course organization, Documentation and Introduction.

Part 2: Reading of Code of Professional Ethics at the professional association website or other external source for the information.

Part 3: NBCC Guidelines for Online therapy

Part 4: Completion of the accompanying materials and discussion

Part 5: Administration and Completion of the Evaluation of Learning