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Professional Responsibilities of the Counselor

Jun 18, 2014 12:00am ‐ Jun 18, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20027

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

What responsibilities should counselors consider when they begin to build their practice? M. Janelle Disney, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT, and Richard E. Watts, Ph.D., LPC-S, provide advice for counselors on how to market and build their practices; how to maintain competence and self-care; and how to be responsible to their employees, coworkers, and the public. They also discuss ethical issues regarding the use of treatment modalities. Dr. Disney is a professor in the counseling department at Argosy University, Atlanta. Dr. Watts is university-distinguished professor and director of the Center for Research and Doctoral Studies in Counselor Education at Sam Houston State University.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Dr. M. Janelle Disney and Dr. Richard E. Watts webinar presentation: Professional Responsibilities of the Counselor.
  • Discuss ethical issues in the practice of counseling .
  • Further discuss ethical issues as it relates to treatment modalities.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Technology, Social Media, & Distance Counseling

Jun 11, 2014 12:00am ‐ Jun 11, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20025

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

The 2014 ACA Code of Ethics contains a new section on distance counseling, technology, and social media. The code provides ethical considerations and guidance for the use of these mediums in the profession and with clients. Michelle E. Wade, LCPC, and Jeannette Baca, Ph.D, LPCC, discuss why this new section was needed in the code and provide examples of technologies currently being used within the mental health profession. Their presentation will assist participants in developing protocols for working with these new technologies. Ms. Wade is a doctoral candidate from Argosy University–DC whose dissertation focuses on social media and counseling. Dr. Baca served as president of the New Mexico Counseling Association and was Ethics Chair for six years.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Michelle Wade, MS, M.Ed, NCC, LCPC and Dr. Jeannette Baca’s webinar presentation: Distance Counseling, Technology, and Social Media.
  • Discuss Ethical Considerations, and reasoning behind including Section H in the 2014 ACA Code Ethics .
  • Provide examples of technologies currently being used within the mental health profession

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Resolving Ethical Issues/Ethical Decision-Making

Jun 4, 2014 12:00am ‐ Jun 4, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20023

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

What is the best way for a counselor to resolve an ethical dilemma? One of the first resources should an ethical decision-making model. Jeannette Baca, Ph.D, LPCC, provides an overview of the fundamental principles of professional ethical behavior. She also discusses values and competence as it relates to termination and referrals. Dr. Baca served as president of the New Mexico Counseling Association and was Ethics Chair for six years. She also served on the American Counseling Association’s Ethics Revision Task Force.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Dr. Jeannette Baca’s webinar presentation: Resolving Ethical Issues.
  • Provide an overview of the fundamental principles of professional ethical behavior.
  • Discuss values and competence as it relates to termination and referrals.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Gatekeeping & Relationship Boundaries for Counselor Educators

May 21, 2014 12:00am ‐ May 21, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20021

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

Counselor educators want to provide a high level of services for their students, but they must maintain boundaries in keeping with the ethics of their profession. In this webinar, Shawn Spurgeon, Ph.D., LPCC, and Lynn Linde, Ed.D., focus on boundaries that are specific to counselor education and working with students and supervisees. They discuss Section F of the ACA Code of Ethics and emphasize recent changes to the code regarding counselor education and the implications for practice. Dr. Spurgeon is an associate professor of education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Linde is a clinical assistant professor in the school counseling program, Education Specialties Department of Loyola University–Maryland School of Education and a past president of the American Counseling Association.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Dr. Lynn Linde and Dr. Shawn Spurgeon’s webinar presentation: Gatekeeping and Boundary Issues for Counselor Educators.
  • Provide an overview of boundaries and how they impact counseling.
  • Review the ACA 2014 Code of Ethics Section F: Supervision, Training and Teaching; changes in the Code regarding counselor education, and implications for practice

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Ethics, Competence, Values, & Referrals

May 14, 2014 12:00am ‐ May 14, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20019

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

One of the most popular services provided by the American Counseling Association is its ethics consultation for members. The 2014 ACA Code of Ethics is a key tool for all counselors looking for guidance in navigating ethical quandaries in their practices. Perry C. Francis, Ph.D., and Linda Shaw, Ph.D., address the issues of referrals, value, and competence in a clear and practical fashion. They review the ethics code and provide an illustrative case to help counselors provide a quality standard of care for a diverse client population. Dr. Francis is a practicing counselor, supervisor, and counselor educator at Eastern Michigan University. Dr. Shaw is a professor and department head in the Department of Disability and Psycho-educational Studies at the University of Arizona.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Dr. Perry Francis and Dr. Linda Shaw’s webinar presentation: Ethics, Competence, Values, and Referrals.
  • Address the issues of referrals, values, and competence in a clearer fashion.
  • Review ethics and a illustrative case that will help you provide a quality standard of care for a diverse client population.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

An Afternoon With Dr. Irv Yalom

Apr 30, 2014 12:00am ‐ Apr 30, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA19592

Credits: None available.

In this hour-long interview, Rebecca Daniel-Burke speaks with Irv Yalom, professor emeritus of psychiatry at Stanford University and the author of several highly acclaimed textbooks. Topics discussed include Dr. Yalom’s award-winning books, his psychotherapy practice, and his particular passions and interests in the counseling profession. Dr. Yalom urges participants about the importance of considering their therapeutic strategies and techniques. This webinar includes a 30-minute question and answer session. Dr. Yalom has authored several pioneering textbooks in addition to his successful novels and memoirs, and he has served as keynote speaker at the American Counseling Association’s Annual Conference & Expo.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Irv Yalom’s psychotherapy practice.
  • Determine how important it is to think about your therapeutic strategies and techniques.

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Standard: $79.00
Members: $49.00

Distance Counseling, HITECH, and HIPAA: Navigating Compliance, the Law, and Ethics

Feb 26, 2014 12:00am ‐ Feb 26, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA19219

Credits: None available.

New technology offers new opportunities for counselors and their clients—but it also offers ethical and legal complications which must be thoroughly considered. Distance counseling is a growing industry in which counselor and client do not necessarily meet in person but communicate through other devices such as computers and cellular phones. Marlene Maheu, PhD., defines and discuses distance counseling and its compatibility with HITECH and HIPAA regulations. She also provides information on complicate with the law and the ACA Code of Ethics. Dr. Maheu is a licensed psychologist, the executive director of the TeleMental Health Institute and editor-in-chief of the TeleMental Health Newsletter.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Dr. Marlene M. Maheu webinar presentation.
  • Discuss Distance Counseling, HITECH, and HIPAA regulations.
  • Provide viable information on compliance with the law and code of ethics.

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Standard: $79.00
Members: $49.00

Implementing Technology to Reduce Costs and Increase Efficiency in your Private Practice

Feb 24, 2014 12:00am ‐ Feb 24, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20701

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

Technology can be a useful tool in many counselors’ practices if it is utilized correctly. Rob Reinhardt, M. Ed., LPCS, NCC, worked for many years in the information technology field before becoming a counselor, and in this webinar he discusses how to implement technology to reduce costs and increase efficiency in private practice. He draws particular attention to HIPAA/HITECH rules, regulations, privacy, and compliance. Dr. Reinhardt is the CEO of Tame Your Practice, a private practice consulting firm, and he writes the “Tech Tutor” column in the American Counseling Association’s Counseling Today magazine. This is the third webinar in a series of seven focusing on how private practitioners can improve their businesses.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Rob Reinhardt, LPCS, M.ED., NCC webinar presentation.
  • Discuss how to implement technology to reduce costs and increase efficiency in your private practice.
  • Discuss HIPAA/HITECH rules, regulations, privacy and compliance.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00
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