Online Course » ETH103 Ethics - and Self Disclosure (inactive)

Course Description:
This program takes a look at the relationship the Therapists and clients share.  It is paid and emotionally intimate but the intimacy is pretty one-sided.  When the therapist chooses to reveal personal information to the client, it could help the client’s therapeutic goals, or it could backfire.  Technology verses self-disclosure open up new possible boundary violations. 
Course Objective:
At the completion of this program, participants should be able to: 
  • List four different types of self-disclosure and the   appropriate use of each.
  • Review how self-disclosure can reduce the power difference between therapist and client. 
  • Determine when not to respond to the “Yelp” and other reviews online. 
  • Be able to discuss the differences in self-disclosure in various types of therapeutic orientations.  
  • Explain the term “self-disclosure as a means of modeling.”

Intended Audience:
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists 
Author Bio:
Ofer Zur, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, fellow of American Psychological Association, instructor, lecturer, ethics consultant, and expert witness in private psychotherapy practice in Sonoma, California.  He has been in practice for over twenty years and is director of the Zur Institute, LLC at www.zurinstitute.com, which offers over 170 innovative and challenging online continuing education courses for psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, and other mental health practitioners.  

Dr. Zur is the author of dozens of articles and book-chapters and of four books, Dual Relationships and Psychotherapy;   HIPAA Compliance Kit; The Complete Fee-for-Service Private Practice Handbook, and Boundaries in Psychotherapy 

Dr. Zur has lectured world-wide on topics ranging from Internet Addiction, Digital Ethics, Digital Divide, Cyber-Bullying, Boundaries in Psychotherapy and Counseling, Standard of Care, Effective Therapy, Psychology of Gender, Psychology of Victims, Psychology of War, and much more. 

Course Prerequisite(s):
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
ASWB - view details
NBCC - view details




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