What Happens in Therapy, Stays in Therapy. Unless…Exploring the Ethics of Confidentiality

Topics: Ethics, Confidentiality, Legal

Audience: Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)

Tuesday, Jul, 11, 2023 10.00 AM to 01.15 PM EST
3 CE Hours

Price $ 99.99

What Happens in Therapy, Stays in Therapy. Unless…Exploring the Ethics of Confidentiality
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Kathryn S. Krase

Child Legal Advocate

Kathryn Krase is a social worker, lawyer, researcher, educator, and expert on professional ethics. She has significant experience as a family law practitioner, social work supervisor, along with more than 20 years of experience in faculty and administrative roles in undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level social work programs in and around New York City.  Dr. Krase is the Principal Consultant for Krase Consulting, in Brooklyn, New York, where she focuses on educating mental and physical health professionals on their general legal and ethical obligations.   

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Course Overview

Via live interactive webinar
Course Description:
Course awards 3 CE Ethics per COMAR 10.42.06

Note: All New York State licensees are responsible for complying with New York State laws, rules and regulations. Learn more at https://www.op.nysed.gov/professions/psychology/laws-rules-regulations

What do I do when a client tells me they’ve contemplated committing suicide? Who do I contact when I’m worried a client is going to hurt someone? Will I get in trouble if I talk about my clients outside of work?

This course brings real-world context to ethical concerns related to confidentiality, often experienced by professionals in practice. We’ll explore the goals and limits of confidentiality through an analysis of ethical and legal complications. This course will provide a framework to contemplate ethical dilemmas and make informed decisions that insulate professionals from legal liability while protecting clients from harm.
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Sources and Resources (click to expand): 
American Psychological Association. (2017). Ethical principles of psychologists andcode of conduct (2002, amended effective June 1, 2010, and January 1, 2017).https://www.apa.org/ethics/code/

American Counseling Association. (2014). 2014 ACA code of ethics.https://www.counseling.org/docs/default-source/default-document-library/2014-code-of-ethics-finaladdress.pdf

Bryan, V., Sanders, S., & Kaplan, L. (2016). The helping professional’s guide to ethics:A new perspective. Lyceum Books.

Lustgarten, S. D., Garrison, Y. L., Sinnard, M. T., & Flynn, A. W. (2020). Digital privacy in mental healthcare: current issues and recommendations for technology use. Current Opinion in Psychology, 36, 25-31.

Muller, L. S., & Fink-Samnick, E. (2019). Duty to warn 4.0. Professional Case Management, 24(3), 160-164.

National Association of Social Workers. (2020). NASW code of ethics.https://www.socialworkers.org/About/Ethics/Code-of-Ethics/Code-of-Ethics-English

Pozgar, G. D. (2005). Legal and ethical issues for health professionals. Boston: Jonesand Bartlett Publishers.

Wortzel, H. S., Borges, L. M., Barnes, S. M., Nazem, S., McGarity, S., Clark, K., ... &

Matarazzo, B. B. (2020). Therapeutic risk management for violence: clinical riskassessment. Journal of Psychiatric Practice®, 26(4), 313-319.
CE Credits:
 3 CE Live Online Contact Hour(s)

Note: Live interactive webinar is considered the same as live in person by most states. Please confirm with your local board.

Core Wellness, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0569 and for mental health counselors, #MHC-0167 and for psychologists, #PSY-0236. Note: This course provides 3 Clinical Contact Hour(s) live online credits (via interactive webinar) or live in person. 

Core Wellness, LLC is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for all programs. Our credits are accepted via reciprocity by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Board of Psychologists. Please verify with your board.

ASWB ACE Approved
Core Wellness, LLC, #1745, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 5/18/2024 to 5/18/2027. Social workers completing this course receive 3 Clinical continuing education credits.

NBCC ACEP Approved
Core Wellness, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7094. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Core Wellness, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

APA Approved
Core Wellness, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Core Wellness, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

APT Content
Content Access:
Upon purchase, all material (link to join the live/webinar, handout and evaluation form) instantly post to your account here (you must be logged in to access) and are also sent to your email on file. Please whitelist all messages from support@corewellceu.com Upon the submission of your evaluation form, the completion certificate is posted to your account here and is sent to your inbox within 1 business day.

Time Zone and Currency
All times listed are EST (New York time); All prices are in USD.

Cancellation, Policies and Refunds:
Fee covers: Attendance, course material and CE award to those who complete the course. Registration is open until the course sells out (when this occurs, purchase option is disabled). We recommend signing up early to secure your spot and for early bird pricing. We provide a full refund upon request for cancellations submitted seven (7) calendar days before the webinar date. Cancellations received after that time frame will be granted: a transfer, credit or recorded webinar access, when available. For further questions, please see the FAQ section or contact us. In the rare event of a training cancellation, a notification and full refund (for the course fee only) will be automatically sent to you via your email on file.

Accessibility Accommodations:
To request an accommodation, please contact us in writing with at least 30 days prior notice and we will do our best to fulfill your request.

Financial Declarations:
The presenter and Core Wellness hereby declare that no conflict of interest, competing interest, or commercial support for the CE program are present. Presenter receives compensation for program delivery and sales as well as sales of his/her personal books and products.

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What Happens in Therapy, Stays in Therapy. Unless…Exploring the Ethics of Confidentiality

What Happens in Therapy, Stays in Therapy. Unless…Exploring the Ethics of Confidentiality

Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)

Core Wellness Reviews

Yiscah Baldinger, LMSW

I have always struggled to find ethics courses that are interesting and also cover the requirement social workers need to renew their license. I was pleasantly surprised with this one! It was very interesting, interactive, kept my attention and I learned many new things. Highly recommend.

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Yiscah Baldinger, LMSW
Kristin Milne-Glasser, LCADC, MAC

This training should be a must-do for all therapists to update and clarify understanding the differences between legal and ethical obligations of sharing protected information, as well as the boundaries necessary and reasons for the boundaries about use of social media with clients.

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Kristin Milne-Glasser, LCADC, MAC
Live Participant

Great training. Kathryn Krase was very knowledgeable and I highly recommend her trainings.

Live Participant
Live Participant

Dr. Krase's ethics workshop was engaging and informative. She shared real-world experiences and readily translated complex legal issues into easily understandable information.

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Live Participant
Madison Resnick, LCSW-C

The presenter was extremely knowledgeable regarding the topic. I appreciated her background as a social worker and an attorney. Her scope of practice allowed for the presentation to include a diverse lens of ethics.

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Madison Resnick, LCSW-C

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