*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