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Do the Right Thing! An Ethics Training

April 21st, 2024

1:00pm - 4:00pm EST

Ethical challenges in therapy are multifaceted, often presenting complex crossroads. This interactive course, aimed at enhancing ethical competencies in therapeutic settings, utilizes the Code of Ethics as a foundational guide. Participants will engage in a deep dive into ethical principles, focusing on their application in both telehealth and face-to-face scenarios. The course emphasizes the development of a robust ethical framework, enabling practitioners to critically analyze and navigate ethical dilemmas. Through a blend of theory and practice, including group discussions and case studies, clinicians will refine their decision-making skills, establish firm professional boundaries, and learn to apply ethical decision-making models effectively in their practice.

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Do the Right Thing! An Ethics Training

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 1:00 PM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT
$59.99 Alesha Perkins, LCSW

April 21st, 2024

1:00pm - 4:00pm EST

Ethical challenges in therapy are multifaceted, often presenting complex crossroads. This interactive course, aimed at enhancing ethical competencies in therapeutic settings, utilizes the Code of Ethics as a foundational guide. Participants will engage in a deep dive into ethical principles, focusing on their application in both telehealth and face-to-face scenarios. The course emphasizes the development of a robust ethical framework, enabling practitioners to critically analyze and navigate ethical dilemmas. Through a blend of theory and practice, including group discussions and case studies, clinicians will refine their decision-making skills, establish firm professional boundaries, and learn to apply ethical decision-making models effectively in their practice.

About the Presenter

Alesha Perkins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia and North Carolina and a Certified Case Manager. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her Master of Social Work from the University of Central Florida. Alesha has over 20 years of experience in the social work field with vast knowledge in medical social work, child protective services, case management, mental health and substance abuse counseling. Over ten years ago, she began her instructional career providing trainings to dialysis providers. Since then, she has created and facilitated numerous trainings for mental and medical professionals, state and national organizations. She is an advocate for eliminating mental health disparities and provides education in minority communities to promote mental health awareness. She serves as the Mentorship Chair for the North Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work and is an active member of Toastmasters. Alesha is a former Clinical Director for a mental health agency and currently works for a health insurance provider as a Senior Program Manager. In addition, she provides clinical supervision, has a part-time private practice, and is an instructor for Perkins Medical Services which is owned by her mother a nurse educator. Perkins Medical Services has been in business for over 20 years and provides quality medical and mental health training to those who work in childcare centers, residential facilities, mental health agencies, etc.

This workshop Offers 3 Live Interactive Continuing Education Credits

Do the Right Thing! An Ethics Training

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 1:00 PM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT

Presenter: Alesha Perkins, LCSW

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Course Length: 3 Hours

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define ethics and identify their driving force for making decisions.
  2. Acknowledge and use the Code of Ethics as an ethical guideline.
  3. Identify ethical dilemmas.
  4. Utilize decision-making models, tools, and resources as best practices.
  5. Explain the current standards of practice for telehealth.
  6. Able to identify what constitutes an ethical violation.
  7. Engage in group exercises/discussions to determine best practices for handling ethical dilemmas.

This workshop Offers 3 Live Interactive Continuing Education Credits

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April 21st, 2024

1:00pm - 4:00pm EST

Ethical challenges in therapy are multifaceted, often presenting complex crossroads. This interactive course, aimed at enhancing ethical competencies in therapeutic settings, utilizes the Code of Ethics as a foundational guide. Participants will engage in a deep dive into ethical principles, focusing on their application in both telehealth and face-to-face scenarios. The course emphasizes the development of a robust ethical framework, enabling practitioners to critically analyze and navigate ethical dilemmas. Through a blend of theory and practice, including group discussions and case studies, clinicians will refine their decision-making skills, establish firm professional boundaries, and learn to apply ethical decision-making models effectively in their practice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define ethics and identify their driving force for making decisions.
  2. Acknowledge and use the Code of Ethics as an ethical guideline.
  3. Identify ethical dilemmas.
  4. Utilize decision-making models, tools, and resources as best practices.
  5. Explain the current standards of practice for telehealth.
  6. Able to identify what constitutes an ethical violation.
  7. Engage in group exercises/discussions to determine best practices for handling ethical dilemmas.

Agenda:
Introduction and Self-evaluation (20 minutes)

Self-evaluation to identify your driving force for making decisions
Define what ethics are
Identifying and Addressing Ethical Dilemmas (30 minutes)

How to identify ethical dilemmas
Explore Best Practices for Ethical Decision-Making
Apply ethical principles as the foundation to making decisions
Ethical Guidelines and Decision-Making Models (30 minutes)

Utilize the Code of Ethics (NASW or ACA) as an ethical guideline
Examine different ethical decision-making models
Telehealth Standards of Practice (30 minutes)

Maintain informed consents and confidentiality virtually
Regulatory provisions for telehealth
Determine appropriate virtual platforms to use
Best practices and ethical use of technology
Identify ways to best represent yourself online/social media
Case Scenarios and Practical Applications (30 minutes)

Case Scenarios (determine ethical dilemma and utilize code of ethics or decision-making model)
Prevention of Ethical Violations (20 minutes)

Red flags that compromise professional boundaries
Examine common boundary violations
Develop professional boundaries
Review legal ramifications of ethical violations
Concluding Remarks and Helpful Tips (20 minutes)

Helpful tips to prevent ethical violations


This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Medical Doctors and Other Health Professionals
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: introductory
Level of Clinician: beginner
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations, please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification. Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling. The grievance policy for trainings provided by the NEFESH INTERNATIONAL is available here Satisfactory Completion Participants must have paid the tuition fee, logged in and out each day, attended the entire workshop, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate (If this is a pre-recorded program, a post-test with a passing grade of 80% to receive a certificate.) Failure to log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available after satisfactory course completion by clicking here.
There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.
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  • CE You! is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. CE You! maintains responsibility for this program.
  • NEFESH International, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0116.

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48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.