Online Course » ETH043 Ethics - Custody Evaluation (inactive)

Course Description:
Ethics issues regarding boundaries and custody evaluations.
Course Objective:
This program provides clinicians with the opportunity to learn about:

Balancing confidentiality with ethics
Keeping notes
Quality care versus self-protection
Disclosing to managed care
Physical ailments disclosure
Employer’s rights to confidential information
Disclosing information to parents
This program provides clinicians with the opportunity to learn about:
The problem of Boundaries in custody evaluations
The problem of Boundaries in custody evaluations
Custody evaluations are major source of ethical complaints
Problem arises when therapist is asked to provide opinion to court
Advocacy versus visitation rights
Licensing board versus malpractice

Intended Audience:
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists 
Author Bio:
BRANDT CAUDILL, J.D. - Brandt Caudill, an attorney, specializes in defending therapists in trouble.  He has been an attorney licensed in California since 1979..  He received his law degree from Georgetown University and his BA in psychology from Michigan State.  He has written 24 articles and 2 books: the first, coauthored with Kenneth Pope, is entitled California Law and Mental Health Professionals, published by the American Psychological Association; and his second book, with Larry Hedges, is Therapists at Risk, published by Aronson Press.
Course Prerequisite(s):
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
ASWB - view details
NBCC - view details




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