Ethical Issues in Mental Health Practice for Social Workers -2019 (3 CE)
Course By: Alden Hori, PhD
Dr. Hori earned a PhD in psychology from the University of California at Riverside. He was an Associate-In Professor and Research Assistant at the University of California at Riverside, where he supervised the completion of over 50 research projects in psychology. He is credited with three publications in peer-reviewed journals.
The course is based on the current version of the NASW Code of Ethics and provides a clear and concise discussion of these ethical principles. Topics that are addressed within this course include issues related confidentiality such as guidelines for maintaining confidentiality, limits to confidentiality, disclosing confidential information, responding to a subpoena, HIPAA’s privacy rule, and clients who are minors. This course also focuses on topics revolving around self-determination, competence, informed consent, payment for services, dual relationships, access to records, termination of services, advertising services, and so on.
- Evaluate the principles underlying the standards within the NASW Code of Ethics
- Evaluate the implications of these principles for social workers in their daily practice
- Summarize the discussion of the key standards within the NASW Code of Ethics
- Survey all of the standards within the NASW Code of Ethics
NOTE: The information presented in this course is for informational purposes only and is not meant to serve as ethical or legal advice. For ethical or legal advice, please contact a professional organization, state licensing board, or attorney.
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete a multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete a course evaluation.