Join Terry Casey, Ph.D, clinical psychologist and ethics expert, for this training and take away a practical and easy-to-use method for navigating ethical and legal technology issues. He will cover some of these key concerns you may have with your clinical practice in a digital world:
Practising across state lines
HIPAA compliance in use of technology
Cloud-based practice management systems
On-line therapist listing services
Consideration for cultural differences and diversity with treatment planning
You will leave the training equipped with a practical decision-making method you can begin using immediately for some of these difficult ethical and legal decisions, as well as key information and up-to-date resources.
Purchase today and spend just one day enhancing your knowledge of the ethical and legal issues affecting your practice and developing a deeper understanding of the utilization of technology in clinical practice.
Continuing Professional Development Certificates
- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 6.25 hours CPD.
TERRY CASEY, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, HSP health service provider with over 30 years of professional experience, including a 16-year tenure as the director of counseling & psychological services for a non-profit agency with over 30 counselors at over a dozen locations. He is in private practice in Franklin Tennessee, teaches ethics and professional issues in counseling at Lipscomb University’s graduate program in clinical mental health counseling, and guest lectures at Trevecca Nazarene University’s PhD program in Clinical counseling. Dr. Casey also served for several years as the chair of the ethics committee for the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors’ Association and in an advisory capacity for graduate counseling programs at two universities. He has presented frequently on ethics to organizations such as the American Counseling Association, the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association, the Nashville Area Association of Christian Counselors, and others. For more information, visit his practice website at rencounselingtn.com.
Financial: Dr. Terry Casey maintains a private practice. He is an adjunct faculty member at Lipscomb University. Dr. Casey receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Terry Casey is a member of the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association.
Identify the five main perspectives of an ethical decision-making model to help you in clinical practice.
Analyze current clinical practices related to the use of technology, including distance therapy, social media, practice management systems, email and texting.
Determine applicable ethics codes, laws and license regulations pertaining to technology in clinical practice.
Evaluate the potential ethical courses of action to take in situations involving technology, using the Multiple Perspectives Model.
Analyze tools for a compliant practice including secure, HIPAA compliant Internet access, business associate agreements and telehealth law applications.
Develop clinical practice policies and procedures for a digital practice.
Evaluate how cultural differences might impact the clinical procedures and treatment plan for individual clients.
A Multiple Perspective Model
Institutional policies perspective
Therapists’ issues perspective
Cultural & diversity considerations
Navigating Technology Issues:
Providing Quality Care and Managing Legal Risk in a Digital Age
Websites & provider listing services
Cloud-based practice management systems
Email & texting
Institutional / Private practice policy
Insurance related issues
A Multiple Perspective Model:
A Clinicians Step-by-Step Guide
Evaluate problem from the five key perspectives
Got ethics? Principles & standards
Decision making and documentation
Avoiding Ethical and Legal Problems:
Strategies & Tips for Increased Competence to Avoid Risk
Secure Internet access
Importance of a Business Associate Agreement (BAA)
Telehealth laws apps
Certifications available for distance therapy
Communication and social media policy
Practising over state lines
And several more strategies to address common problems!