Archives for Ethics

Religion, Spirituality and Ethics for Counseling Professionals

Presenter: John Yasenchak, Ed.D, LCPC, LADC This course explores what spirituality and religion are, how spirituality and religion can intersect with counseling, and provides a framework for ethical decision-making related to spirituality and religion in mental health and substance use counseling, drawing on relevant professional guidelines and codes of ethics....
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Ethical Standards and Technology: What a-‘bot’-us?

This course will briefly review the history of digital ethics standards in counseling and will look at our relationships to technology. It will also explore the impact of post-human technological philosophy on our professional ethics, centering on the importance of remembering to ask, “What Does It Mean to Be a Person”?...
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Treatment of Minors in Maine: Consent, Confidentiality and Control

This course will provide an overview of the basis for valid consent by a minor; providers’ ability to accept or decline a minor’s consent; a minor’s right to consent to treatment and to control confidentiality; exceptions to confidentiality; and managing parents’ expectation of access to their child’s PHI when the minor’s consent permitted treatment....
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Ethics in a Digital World

This brief, self-directed online course explores cutting-edge ethical issues arising out of practitioners’ and clients’ growing use of digital technology, electronic interventions and communications, and social media....
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