23-Hour First Time Renewal CE Suite Text-based Course (23 CE) - Printed Version

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A thorough understanding of current laws and ethical standards pertaining to psychotherapy is critical for mental health professionals. This text presents comprehensive and up-to-date information specific to recently enacted legislation as it pertains to mental health professionals in California. It also includes an overview of issues such as privilege and confidentiality, danger to self or others, treatment of minors, mandated responsibilities, telehealth, health insurance and private practice, and other legal issues related to mental health practice. Recent changes in the law are highlighted.

Author: Gerry Grossman, M.A., LMFT

Target Audience: Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced; California LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, and LEPs.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Assess and manage legal responsibilities pertaining to both mandated and permitted exceptions.
  2. Assess and manage ethical responsibilities including dual relationships, establishing and maintaining clinical boundaries, managing countertransference, and engaging the client in the informed consent process.
  3. Maintain a standard of care to protect against charges of criminal, civil, and ethical wrongdoing.
  4. Describe how to consult to better uphold legal and ethical responsibilities.

Includes all the most current information available about this life-threatening illness affecting more and more families. Contents include: overview, current treatments, cultural issues, legal & ethical issues, counseling clients and their partners, friends and families as well as referrals to community resources for those affected by H.I.V. and A.I.D.S.

Authors: Grenda Pearlman, M.A., LMFT, Mary Ella Viehe, Ph.D., LMFT

Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and other mental health clinicians.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively with clients and professional colleagues on a range of social, psychological, interpersonal, and medical issues related to the care and treatment of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
  2. Identify factors critical to the assessment of individuals at risk for the acquisition or transmission of HIV to determine appropriate counseling and intervention strategies.
  3. Demonstrate a culturally-competent understanding of the impact of HIV on specific populations with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, age, and sexual orientation.
  4. Identify and apply legal and ethical considerations with regard to treating clients with HIV/AIDS.
  5. Utilize appropriate methods and skills for counseling clients with, or affected by, HIV/AIDS.

Spousal and partner abuse is most commonly understood as violence perpetrated by males against females in intimate and/or marriage relationships. Recently however, some attention has been given to gender-neutral approaches and has enhanced our understanding of the diversity of violence in a variety of partnerships: dating, homosexual, cohabitating, teen boyfriend/girlfriend, etc. This presentation will explore the barriers that therapists have, including blind spots and questioning techniques and focus upon how to make assessments for victimization and perpetration from gendered and gender-neutral perspectives. Conventional treatment considerations will be discussed, including how to devise safety plans and how to determine if individual and/or conjoint sessions are appropriate. In addition, considerations for cultural diversity are explored, to include discussion of cultural, gender-orientation, age differences in cases of domestic violence.

Authors: Sharon Law, M.A., LMFT, Patricia Patton-Lehn, Ph.D., Nancy Klein, M.A., LMFT, Jodi Blackley, MS, LMFT, Mary Ella Viehe, Ph.D., LMFT

Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and other mental health clinicians.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define all types of intimate partner violence in gendered and gender-neutral perspectives.
  2. Identify the obstacles that therapists face in detecting and assessing for abuse.
  3. Identify the considerations associated with individual vs. conjoint therapy for violent partners and the best individualized approaches for safety planning and treatment decisions.
  4. List the cultural diversity factors that impact abuse assessment, disclosure and treatment.

As the population ages, therapists are increasingly finding themselves dealing with the many challenges faced by older adults and the often conflicting issues of their adult children. This comprehensive course provides in-depth knowledge of specific issues related to seniors such as grief and loss, health issues, sexuality and conservatorship, as well as the broader areas of psychotherapy with seniors and elder abuse. Techniques for assessment and treatment planning are included.

Authors: Tima Ivanova, M.A., LMFT, Patricia Patton, Ph.D., Nancy Klein, M.A., LMFT

Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and other mental health clinicians.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define a range of psychosocial issues confronting seniors.
  2. Define a range of medical and legal issues confronting seniors.
  3. Develop and adjust treatment plans to meet the needs of seniors.
  4. List and describe the legal mandates related to elder abuse.

 

This course satisfies the following California BBS Continuing Education requirements:

  • All 7 hours of HIV/AIDS required for California LMFTs
  • All 6 hours of Law and Ethics required for California LMFTs
  • All 7 hours of HIV/AIDS required for California LCSWs
  • All 6 hours of Law and Ethics required for California LCSWs
  • All 7 hours of HIV/AIDS required for California LPCCs
  • All 6 hours of Law and Ethics required for California LPCCs
  • All 6 hours of Law and Ethics required for California LEPs

 

Advantages of taking Gerry Grossman Seminars at-home CE courses:

  • Online courses offer the post-test online for instant course completion.
  • You can repeat the post-test if you don't pass.
  • Online courses are available to you immediately after purchase.
  • California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs can fulfill 100% of their CE hours online.
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