course »Law and Ethics’ Dancing with “The Risks”: Safe Steps, Tricky Steps and Land Mines for Caregivers in Their Work with Youth

Date: 11/14/2016, 9:00 am—4:00 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: Seneca Family of Agencies
Phone: 510-654-4004
This workshop reviews the areas of professional functions that have been most associated with regulatory problems for mental health professionals, including sexual and non-sexual boundary violations, “law-psych” interfaces, competence, “moral” offenses, licensing board and malpractice actions. The workshop covers causes for these problems and ways of avoiding them and/or managing them.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES – Upon completion of training, participants can be expected to:
  1. List the most frequent causes for discipline of mental health professionals
  2. State the primary vulnerability factors for clinicians
  3. State the primary vulnerability factors for patients
  4. List two types of “moral” offenses
  5. List at least two steps in licensing board action procedures
  6. List at least two steps in the malpractice action procedures