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Ethics of Interpreter Mediated Psychotherapy in Gender Affirming Care
Presented by Mandy Simmons
Live WebinarMon, Dec 11, 2023 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #1531Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will discuss the ethical and clinical implications of utilizing interpreters when conducting gender-affirming psychotherapy for people whose primary language differs from the clinician, especially when the clinician’s primary language is English. The course assumes that attendees have a basic level of understanding of gender-affirming care for gender and sexual minorities (GSM). The presentation will address cultural and linguistic considerations, as well as recommendations for interprofessional collaboration, delivery of psychotherapy, and institutional-level policies for organizations. There will be brief recommendations for future research discussed, as well.

Clinical Implications of Trauma Work: Identifying, Remediating and Buffering Against the Interpersonal, Ethical and Professional Pitfalls of Addressing Trauma
Presented by Aaron Gillespie, PsyD
Course: #1563Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course explores essential aspects of clinical practice, emphasizing their dual importance in comprehension and guiding clinician behavior in personal and professional settings when working with trauma survivors. Topics covered include the impact of trauma work on clinicians, proactive self-care, ethical and legal considerations, and practical measures for clinician well-being when working with trauma in real-life situations.

Fundamentals and Ethical Considerations of Clinical Practice with LGBT Populations: Assessment and Therapy Guidelines
Presented by Giselle Levin, PsyD
Course: #1530Level: Introductory1 Hour
Effective clinical practice with LGBT populations requires a basic understanding of LGBT concepts and terms, presenting problems, and evidence-based interventions. This workshop describes the fundamentals for assessment and therapy with LGBT patients through a discussion of best practices, language use guidelines, and ethical considerations. The workshop explores the concepts of sex, sexuality, and gender and defines common terms used to describe LGBT identities. Health disparities, co-occurring mental health problems, and presenting clinical concerns among LGBT populations are explored through the lens of Minority Stress Theory. Finally, ethical considerations for confidentiality, informed consent, and evidence-based therapy practice are discussed.

Professional Ethics: Professional Boundaries and Dual Relationships
Presented by Ryan Kirk, PsyD, MSW, HSPP
Course: #1461Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course explores behavioral health professionals' code of ethics including social workers, psychologists, counselors, and addiction counselors. It describes professional boundaries, what a dual relationship is, and what steps to take if a dual relationship has developed. It identifies appropriate boundaries within both professional relationships and patient-practitioner relationships.

Ethical Considerations in Forensic Practice
Presented by Deanna Metropoulos, PsyD
Course: #1364Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This training program will provide an overview of the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists and behavioral health professionals working in forensic settings, as well as an opportunity to utilize a case-based approach to review common ethical challenges forensic psychologists and forensic-based behavioral health clinicians may encounter. This training program will incorporate up-to-date research, as well as incorporate the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct and the Specialty Guidelines.

APA Professional Ethics: Rules, Regulations, Guidelines, and Appropriate Boundaries
Presented by Ryan Kirk, PsyD, MSW, HSPP
Course: #1222Level: Introductory3 Hours
This course explains general APA ethics, including rules, regulations, and guidelines for psychologists, professional counselors, and students working in a behavioral health setting, with NY state rules/regulations/guidelines being highlighted. It describes what a dual relationship is and what steps to take if a dual relationship has developed and highlights NY state compliance standards for boundaries. It identifies appropriate boundaries within both professional relationships and patient-practitioner relationships.

Ethical Considerations in the Use of Support Animals
Presented by Doug Tynan, PhD, ABPP
Course: #1161Level: Introductory1 Hour
Emotional support animals have been shown to be effective in the management of stress, anxiety, and depression. Service animals have long been shown useful for people with perceptual disabilities, and there is a growing research body on therapy animals. This course addresses the benefits of animals as companions or providing services, definitions of different classes of animals, and the APA ethical standards involved when evaluating the potential use of animals in the care of people.

Ethical Handling of Subpoenas and Preparing for Depositions or Trial Testifying: Everything the Busy Clinician Needs to Know
Presented by Deborah M. Henson, MSW, JD, LCSW, LL.M
Course: #1356Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course examines the ethical handling of subpoenas and provides guidance for clinical professionals as it relates to preparing for depositions or trial hearings.

Clinical Implications of Working with Couples Part 2: Ethical Management of Court Proceedings
Presented by Deborah M. Henson, MSW, JD, LCSW, LL.M
Course: #1520Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This presentation will help participants develop ethical, self-protective strategies to avoid a high-risk case turning into a nightmare case! Participants will be introduced to a simple step-by-step approach for ethically responding to subpoenas for records, depositions, and preparing for litigation events, such as depositions and trial testifying.

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