San Gabriel Valley CAMFT
2022 Law & Ethics Workshop
“Digital and Traditional Boundaries
and TeleMental Health Ethics”
Ofer Zur, Ph.D.
Friday, October 21, 2022
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Online Via Zoom
Earn 6.0 CEUs
Includes 30-Minute Lunch Break
Please Join Us!
Therapists & Therapeutic Ethics
As Viewed in the Movies
Focus of this Workshop
This 6-hour Live CE interactive presentation will review Digital and Traditional Boundaries and TeleMental Health Ethics all LMFTs, social workers, counselors, and licensed psychotherapists need to maintain. It will include clinical examples to highlight potential ethical conflicts, along with discussions of best practices and how to resolve conflicts. Time will be allocated to addressing never before considered concerns arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic and this new era of telemental health. In addition to the PowerPoint, the presentation will include small group discussions and polls as well as Q &A as time permits.
Topics to be covered are:
- Digital and Traditional Boundaries
- TeleMental Health Ethics
- Different forms or types of consultations
- Ethical, Legal and Clinical aspects of each clinical case
- Common State Licensing Board Complaints: Inappropriate custody recommendations, Texting into the night, Drunk driving, Sex w/ current clients, etc.
- Standard of Care: Myths and facts
- Therapists Googling clients, Digital Boundaries
- Responding to a negative YELP review
- Practicing in the next phase of the COVID-19 epidemic
- Ethical issues in social networking
- Ethical issues in Telemental Health: Crossing state lines, emergencies, fitness, and more.
- Boundaries in Therapy: Gifts, Touch, Dual Relationships, Bartering, Out-of-Office
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Differentiate between ethical, legal, clinical, and risk management aspects of cases.
- Identify the three most common complaints of state licensing boards filed against licensed psychotherapists, social workers, and counselors.
- Describe the difference between boundary crossings and boundary violations.
- Identify the differences among various types of consultations.
- List at least three ethical considerations and challenges for mental health professionals arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Identify the most common myths and faulty beliefs regarding psychotherapy and counseling
Earn 6.0 CEUs
About the SpeakerOfer Zur, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, consultant, writer, forensic consultant, and lecturer from Sebastopol, CA, is a pioneer in the development of the ethical and effective managed-care-free psychotherapy practice, and a prolific writer and researcher. Dr. Zur taught for many years at several Bay Area, CA graduate schools and has trained thousands of psychotherapists in his seminars, lectures, and private consultations on Ethics with Soul, Therapeutic Boundaries, HIPAA, Dual Relationships, Standard of Care, Domestic Violence, Speed and Technology, Victims, and many more topics. He is the founder of Zur Institute, which offers unique and innovative online continuing education to psychologists, LMFTs, social workers, and counselors. He is one of the most prominent consultants and forensic experts in the area of therapeutic boundaries. Website: DrZur.com.
Registration closes on Thursday, October 20 at 10:00 pm (PT)
and is only available online.
This is an online event via Zoom.
Payment MUST be made at the time of registration.
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9-9:30 am Zoom Check-In*
9:30 am CE Presentation Begins
12:30 pm-1 pm Lunch Break (On your own)*
1 pm CE Presentation Begins Again After Lunch
4 pm Presentation Ends
* = Non-CEU Segment
CEU Certificates will be available and distributed upon the completion of the presentation and an evaluation which will be emailed to you. You must attend the full workshop to receive your certificate.
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