20MH034 - Ethics Reboot: Aligning Your Digital Practices with Current Ethical Standards - via Webinar with CHARLOTTE AHEC

Jun 2, 2020 Mental Health

20MH034 - Ethics Reboot: Aligning Your Digital Practices with Current Ethical Standards - via Webinar with CHARLOTTE AHEC

Description

Due to travel restrictions and a goal of keeping everyone as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, the live event at MAHEC has been canceled. Instead, the speaker for this course will present the content via webinar from Charlotte AHEC on June 2, 2020 from 9am to 1:15pm.


Ethics shape our sense of right and wrong, and inform our everyday professional actions. With the increasing use of technology in personal and professional settings, new and complex ethical issues arise. This workshop will explore ethical standards from a variety of disciplines related to the use of technology and social media in professional practice. Overarching trends and themes associated with technology-related ethical standards will be considered. Participants will have an opportunity to analyze ethical scenarios and apply existing technology-related standards to identify and resolve ethical challenges. Implications for ethical practice in the digital age will be identified and reviewed.

NOTE: This course contains 4 ethics hours!

Target Audience

Mental health professionals including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, counselors, marriage and family therapists, school counselors and other professionals interested in this subject

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe current ethical standards such as informed consent, competence, conflicts of interest, privacy and confidentiality, and access to records
  • Outline emerging trends and themes associated with technology-related standards
  • Apply standards to complex ethical scenarios
  • Identify gaps between digital practices and ethics standards
  • Explain the value of using an ethical decision-making tool to resolve ethical dilemmas
  • Discuss practice tips for complying with technology related ethical standards

Faculty

  • Tina M. Souders, PhD, JD, MSW, LCSW

Sessions

Ethics Reboot: Aligning Your Digital Practices with Current Ethical Standards - via Webinar with CHARLOTTE AHEC
6/2 9:00 AM–1:15 PM

Credits

.400 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.40 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

4.000 Contact Hours

MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 4.0 Contact Hours.

4.000 NBCC Hours


Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5514. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 4.0 hours

4.000 NAADAC

This course has been approved by MAHEC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #165445. MAHEC is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Approved for 4.0 hours.

4.000 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists

MAHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board as an approved Provider of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina Licensed Psychologists. Approved for 4.0 hours Category A.

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