Ethics & Compliance: Everyone’s Job – Navigating our ethical responsibilities with confidence

Saturday, January 8, 2022 – 2-3 pm (EST)

By: Alycia Burant, Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, CMHIMP

Integrity and confidence are the foundation of providing quality and consistent counseling services. Ethical guidelines provide scaffolding to deliver effective and sound sessions. In my training “Ethics & Compliance: Everyone’s Job – Navigating our ethical responsibilities with confidence” you will gain valuable and tangible takeaways to implement into your everyday practice.

Decision making and doing the right thing, do not have to be stressful or difficult. Learn streamlined, simple ways to handle common ethical dilemmas like dual relationships, no shows and missed appointment fees, and knowing when to refer out.

The purpose of this presentation is to enhance the attendee’s knowledge base, confidence, and experience with managing everyday ethical dilemmas and decisions in the counseling practice setting.

Attendees will:

  1. Learn simple ways to enforce missed appointment fees while balancing the delicate therapeutic relationship with the client and ethical responsibility to help the client work towards success.
  2. Gain simple decision-making skills and techniques to help increase confidence when navigating difficult decisions surrounding common counseling situations like terminations, referrals, and dual relationships.
  3. Participate in interactive real life case study examples to problem solve using skills learned.

 

CE provided by: The Clinical Supervision Directory, co-sponsored by Central Counseling Services (approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs.), CEPA provider number 128357.

Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Central Counseling Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7069. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Central Counseling Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Ethics of Self-Disclosure & Countertransference Course

Professional Counselor (VA)

Saturday, December 11, 202112 pm – 1 pm (EST)

This engaging and thought-provoking ethics session will:

  1. Define self-disclosure and countertransference in the therapeutic relationship.
  2. Examine some of the related research.
  3. Offer a model for ethically handing

Attendees will:

  1. Explore the impact of self-disclosure and which kind of therapist is more likely to share.
  2. Examine links to therapist self-disclosure and 5 factors of countertransference will be made.
  3. Discuss a practical 6-step structure for handling these sticky ethical situations.

CE provided by: The Clinical Supervision Directory, co-sponsored by Central Counseling Services (approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs.), CEPA provider number 128357.

Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Central Counseling Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7069. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Central Counseling Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

It is important as individuals learn to be therapists to “read the room” and also be aware that their own transference and countertransference occurs as a natural part of the therapeutic process. This course will help Supervisees and Residents cultivate awareness of transference and countertransference. The course will focus on the definition, identification and process of transference and countertransference. Strategies to identify, and manage transference and countertransference will be discussed and participants will learn ways to manage these during and after sessions.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify transference and countertransference in the therapeutic process.
2. Become familiar with clinical situations where transference and countertransference may occur.
3. Discuss issues with failing to see and address transference and countertransference in the therapeutic process.
4. Develop ways to counteract transference and countertransference using boundaries, mindfulness, and supervision.

About the Trainer:

Lisa Duez, LCSW, MPA, CSAC, ACS, has been a clinical supervisor for over 10 years. She is the owner of Turning Point Counseling and Consulting, a trauma informed group practice in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Lisa is an EMDRIA certified clinician and approved consultant, and an Assistant Professor at Tidewater Community College.