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Boundaries in Clinical Practice: Top Ethical Challenges


Average Rating:
   5
Speaker:
Latasha Matthews, MA, LPC, CPCS, CPLC
Duration:
5 Hours 49 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 07, 2022
Product Code:
POS055655
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD


Description

Boundary issues present some of the largest challenges you’ll face as a clinician. How you communicate and interact can be interpreted differently by each client. Your professional liability is at risk by not following clear guidelines and best practices when it comes to boundaries.

This seminar will provide you with answers to the top challenges you face. You’ll get guidance on the following ethical boundary pitfalls:

  • Social Media
  • Email & Text
  • Self-Disclosure
  • Gifts & Receiving Gifts
  • Contact Outside of Session
  • Dual Relationships
  • Financial & Business Boundaries

Purchase today and avoid ethical entanglements that risk your professional liability!

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CPD

This online program is worth 6 hours CPD.



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Latasha Matthews, MA, LPC, CPCS, CPLC's Profile

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Latasha Matthews MA, LPC, CPCS, CPLC, specializes in private practice development and counselor development. She is the author of The Dumping Ground: A Guide to Gaining Powerful Skills to Set Life-Changing Boundaries. In addition, Ms. Matthews is an adjunct professor at Shorter University, Atlanta, and the owner of Illumination Counseling and Coaching, LLC. She is the co-founder of Pieces that Fit, Inc. a 501(3)(c) organization that provides support for cultural diversity, mental health, academic success, and life skills.

With over 20 years of experience in the human services field, Ms. Matthews has a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion that she loves to share with the world. She develops and conducts several workshops and educates counselors across the nation. She provides consultation, mentorship, and internships to clinicians as often as she can. She serves as a committee member on the board for certified professional counselor supervisors from the State of Georgia.

Ms. Matthews earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources from the University of Akron and her MA in Professional Counseling and Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University. Her professional memberships include: the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, and Chi Sigma Iota.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Latasha Matthews is the owner and director of Illumination Counseling and Coaching, LLC. She is an adjunct professor at Shorter University and Messiah College. Ms. Matthews receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Latasha Matthews is a member of the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE), the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the Association of Marriage and Family therapists (AAMFT), and the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA).


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

 

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Objectives

  1. Determine how the code of ethics applies to boundary setting in clinical practice.
  2. Evaluate and examine the common ethical issues therapists face in clinical practice.
  3. Hypothesize how the therapist role is a gatekeeper for the profession.
  4. Determine how to use ethical decision making in clinical practice.
  5. Assess the  impact counselor wellness has on boundary setting in clinical practice.
  6. Analyze the barriers and benefits of  providing telemental health in clinical practice.

Outline

SETTING THE STAGE FOR BEST PRACTICES
  • Having a Code of Ethics to Follow
  • Boundary Contexts and Why They Matter
  • Setting up a Peer Group to Seek Counsel for Ethical Dilemmas
  • The “Always Do No Harm to Your Clients” Rule
TOP BOUNDARY CHALLENGES AND ETHICAL TRAPS
  • Self-Disclosure – A Slippery Slope
  • Giving & Receiving Gifts
  • Physical Contact & Proximity in Session
  • Language Usage in Session
  • Contact Outside of Sessions
  • Minors & Parents
  • Handling Clients Who Lack Boundary Skills
TECHNOLOGY AND BOUNDARIES
  • Social Media – How to Avoid Ethical Issues
  • Email, Texting & Phone Call Boundary Challenges
  • Telehealth and the Impact on Boundaries
PRIVATE PRACTICE ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS & GRAY AREAS
  • Impact of Isolation on Boundaries
  • Why Private Practice Heightens All Boundary Concerns
  • Policies & Procedures that Can Reduce Ethical Boundary Issues
DUAL RELATIONSHIPS (FRIENDS, FAMILY, STUDENTS, EMPLOYEES, BUSINESS, ACQUAINTANCE)
  • Developing a Strategy for Dual Relationships
  • Evaluate Your Ability to Handle the Dual Relationship at Hand
  • Creating a Proper Treatment Plan that Assists with Boundary Concerns
  • Top Mistakes Clinicians Make Regarding Dual Relationships
FINANCIAL & BUSINESS – NAVIGATING BOUNDARY ISSUES
  • Self-Referral Policies & Procedures
  • Collection Process for Nonpayment of fees
  • Fee Establishing & Transparency Guidelines
  • Sliding Scales & Bartering
  • Confidentiality & Privacy Concerns

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychotherapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      4.2

Total Reviews: 5

Comments

Kate V

"Great presentation content and very well-presented!"

Enely V

"I got a lot more out of this course than expected. This information will help me grow as a clinician. "

LUIS F

"Keep up the good work!!!"

Christine V

"Latasha did a great job! She has a wonderful balance of lecturing and engaging the audience in participating. The Small group Exercise was interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend this seminar and Latasha to other colleagues."

CAROL M

"Excellent presentation and information."

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