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Setting Clear and Ethical Boundaries with Clients

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Step #1 FREE Preview of Questions & FREE Course Content! Click underlined Section 1 below to read Section 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Answer Booklet link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 in the Answer Booklet for this course and so on.

Step #2 - FREE Unlimited Scoring! After completing and scoring the Answer Booklet a Certificate granting 10 continuing education credits for this Course is issued to you on-line or sent to you via US Mail. The Answer Booklet gives you FREE scoring and anonymous unlimited trials. (Click here if you wish to get a printable format of this page.) Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd. Course Descriptions: This course mainly focuses on the area of ethics regarding boundary issues concerning both physical contact and power dynamics between the therapist and the client. It draws attention to, for example, the The 'Boundaries Therapy Challenge' and specific self-awareness content a therapist could use in his or her next session.

Outline of Topics - Transcript of Compact Discs
Section 1 & Question 1
--Track #1 - Ethics Dilemmas - Strategy for Setting Boundaries Effectively with Clients
Section 2 & Question 2
--Track #2 - The 'Boundaries Therapy Challenge'
Section 3 & Question 3
--Track #3 - Gender Boundary Dilemmas- 3 Step Method for Deciding what is Ethical
Section 4 & Question 4
--Track #4 - 4 Factors in Rating Your Ability to be Ethically Comfortable
Section 5 & Question 5
--Track #5 - Ethical Dilemmas - 5 Tools for Raising Your Awareness Level
Section 6 & Question 6
--Track #6 - Applying Four Ground Rules for Avoiding Judgements
Section 7 & Question 7
--Track #7 - Effectively Setting Boundaries with 'Tempo'
Section 8 & Question 8

--Track #8 - Effectively Using the Body Scan Technique to Avoid Contradictory Nonverbal Messages
Section 9 & Question 9

--Track #9 - Ethical Dilemma: 'Get your hands off me!' - To Touch or Not to Touch?
Section 10 & Question 10

--Track #10 -Are You Blurring Acceptance with Approving?
Section 11 & Question 11

--Track #11 - Five-Point Evaluation for Setting Boundaries with a Suicidal Client

Section 12 & Question 12
--Track #12 - Ethical Dilemma: How to Reconcile your Paycheck with your Principles

Section 13 & Question 13
--Track #13 - Effective Tools for Coping with Transference and Counter Transference

Section 14 & Question 14
--Track #14 Crossing the Fine Line - Friendship vs. Partnership

Section 15 & Question 15
--Track #15 Method for Making Valid Judgments when Conflicts-of-Interests Exist
Section 16 & Question 16

--Track #16 Treating a Crisis Situation with Partialization

Section 17 & Question 17
--Track #17 - Ethical Dilemmas: 5 Guidelines for Ethical Advice Giving
Section 18 & Question 18

--Track #18 - Three Implicit Promises to Avoid

Section 19 & Question 19

--Track #19 - 3 Factors that Make Manipulation Ethical

Section 20 & Question 20
--Track #20 - Ethical Dilemma: 3 Key Test Questions Regarding Ethical Referrals
Section 21 & Question 21

--Track #21 How to Set Constructive, Clear Boundaries Regarding Physical Contact & Detrimental Dependence

Course Manual of Articles

& Personal Reflection Exercises

Section 22 & Question 22
--Setting the Boundary Between Empowerment and Enabling
Section 23 & Question 23
--Ethical Boundary Challenges Facing Therapists in a Small Town
Section 24 & Question 24
--This course is based on the following Codes of Ethics: NASW, AAMFT, APA, ACA, and NBCC, History and Evolution of Values and Ethics in Social Work
3 Key Legal Requirements and Considerations

Section 25 & Question 25
--Ethically Setting Boundaries with Victims of Domestic Violence
Section 26 & Question 26
--Why Couples are Difficult
Section 27 & Question 27
--A Summary of Rules of Engagement
Section 28 & Question 28
--Setting Clear, Ethical Boundaries in Group Therapy
Section 29 & Question 29
--When Therapists Hate Their Clients
Section 30
--Selected Readings Bibliography/Authors/Instructors Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes

Florida Psychologist Laws and Rules Ethics Addendum

Answer Booklet for this course
This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #44 Course #1137 from 12/16/2016 to 12/16/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Ethics 10

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