Professional Workshop Series: Cutting-edge Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health: A Risk-management Perspective

November 5, 2021

This presentation will be an ONLINE VIRTUAL LIVE broadcast on November 5, 2021, from 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM ET. While this activity is broadcast LIVE, the evaluation will be online until December 3, 2021. The link to attend the broadcast and download the slides will be emailed to registrants.

The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.

This activity is approved for 3 contact hours in Category 1 ethics credits for Social Workers.

This webinar will examine compelling ethical challenges in behavioral health.  Moving beyond introductory ethics concepts, Dr. Frederic Reamer will explore difficult ethical issues and practical strategies designed to protect clients and practitioners.  The webinar will include challenging ethics cases and discuss practical steps that professionals can take to manage ethical issues skillfully.  Key topics will include boundary issues, dual relationships, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, privileged communication, informed consent, clients’ rights, termination of services, documentation challenges, and impaired professionals.  Dr. Reamer will highlight unique ethics and risk management challenges that have emerged due to the dramatic increase in practitioners’ use of technology to serve and communicate with clients remotely.  The webinar will include discussion of relevant ethics standards; statutes, regulations, and case law. 

Target Audience

This activity is intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives

After this lecture, registrants will be able to:

  1. Identify challenging ethical issues and dilemmas in behavioral health  
  2. Apply practical ethical decision-making frameworks and protocols 
  3. Identify ethical issues that pose malpractice and liability risks 
  4. Design strategies to protect clients and practitioners  
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
  • 0.00 Marriage and Family Counselor Clock Hours
  • 3.00 MNA Contact Hours for Nurses
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
08/09/2021
Course expires: 
12/03/2021
Event starts: 
11/05/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
11/05/2021 - 12:15pm
Fee:
$75.00

SHEPPARD PRATT PROFESSIONAL LECTURE SERIES

This presentation will be an ONLINE LIVE broadcast on November 5, 2021, from 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM ET. While this activity is broadcast LIVE, the evaluation will be online until December 3, 2021. The link to attend the broadcast and download the slides will be emailed to registrants.

 

Friday, October 1 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast

9:00 am – 12:15 pm   Psychopharmacological Review for Clinicians working in Adult Outpatient Settings- Marla M. Sanzone, PhD, MP

10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break

12:00 pm    Q&A

12:15 pm    End Virtual Broadcast

 

Friday, November 5, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast

This activity is approved for 3 contact hours in Category 1 ethics credits for Social Workers.

9:00 am – 12:15 pm    Cutting-edge Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health: A Risk-management Perspective. - Frederic G. Reamer, PhD

10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break

12:00 pm    Q&A

12:15 pm    End Virtual Broadcast

 

Friday, December 3, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast

9:00am- 12:15 pm   Best Practices in PTSD Clinical Care: How to Optimize Recovery after Trauma – Erin Romero, PhD & Lisa-Ann Cuccurullo, PsyD

10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break

12:00 pm    Q&A

12:15 pm    End Virtual Broadcast

 

Friday, December 17, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast

9:00am- 12:15 pm   Lost in a New Land: Addressing Refugee Mental Health.- Rupa M. Khertarpal, MA, MSW, LCSW

 10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break

12:00 pm    Q&A

12:15 pm    End Virtual Broadcast

In the event an announced speaker is unable to present, Sheppard Pratt reserves the right to present an alternative speaker on a comparable subject.

There is no commercial support for this activity.

About the speaker:

Frederic G. Reamer, PhD is professor in the graduate program, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College, where he has been on the faculty since 1983.  His teaching and research focus on professional ethics, criminal justice, mental health, health care, and public policy.  Dr. Reamer has lectured nationally and internationally on social work and professional ethics, including in India, China, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and in various European nations.  Dr. Reamer has served as an expert witness in many court and licensing board cases throughout the United States. 

Disclosure Statements

Sheppard Pratt holds the standard that its continuing medical education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. In accord with Sheppard Pratt's Disclosure Policy, as well as standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA), all planners, reviewers, speakers and persons in control of content have been asked to disclose any relationship he /she (or a partner or spouse) has with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. All planners, reviewers and speakers have also been asked to disclose any payments accepted for this lecture from any entity besides Sheppard Pratt, and if there will be discussion of any products, services or off-label uses of product(s) during this presentation.

Frederic G. Reamer, PhD, reports that he has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. He will not discuss any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, in this presentation.

Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Briana Riemer, MD, Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Laura Webb, RN-BC, MSN, Bruce Boxer, PhD, MBA, MA, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC, MCHES, CPHQ, Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Heather Billings, RN, and Jennifer Tornabene.

Psychologist Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this continuing education activity.  Sheppard Pratt designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 contact hours for Psychologists.

Social Worker Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for Social Workers. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity. This activity is approved for 3.00 contact hours in Category I ethics credits OR supervision credits for Social Workers.

Counselor Statement:  Sheppard Pratt has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5098.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Sheppard Pratt is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.  This activity is available for 3.0 NBCC clock hours.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
  • 0.00 Marriage and Family Counselor Clock Hours
  • 3.00 MNA Contact Hours for Nurses
  • 3.00 Participation

Frederic G. Reamer, PhD

Professor

Rhode Island College School of Social Work

Providence, RI

Price

Fee:
$75.00
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This presentation will be an ONLINE VIRTUAL LIVE broadcast on November 5, 2021, from 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM EST. While this activity is broadcast LIVE, the evaluation will be online until December 3, 2021. The link to attend the broadcast and download the slides will be emailed to registrants.

 

Friday, October 1 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast

9:00 am – 12:15 pm   Psychopharmacological Review for Clinicians working in Adult Outpatient Settings- Marla M. Sanzone, PhD, MP

10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break

12:00 pm    Q&A

12:15 pm    End Virtual Broadcast

 

Friday, November 5, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast

This activity is approved for 3 contact hours in Category 1 ethics credits for Social Workers.

9:00 am – 12:15 pm    Cutting-edge Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health: A Risk-management Perspective. - Frederic G. Reamer, PhD

10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break

12:00 pm    Q&A

12:15 pm    End Virtual Broadcast

 

Friday, December 3, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast

9:00am- 12:15 pm   Best Practices in PTSD Clinical Care: How to Optimize Recovery after Trauma – Erin Romero, PhD & Lisa-Ann Cuccurullo, PsyD

10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break

12:00 pm    Q&A

12:15 pm    End Virtual Broadcast

 

Friday, December 17, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast

9:00am- 12:15 pm   Lost in a New Land: Addressing Refugee Mental Health.- Rupa M. Khertarpal, MA, MSW, LCSW

 10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break

12:00 pm    Q&A

12:15 pm    End Virtual Broadcast

In the event an announced speaker is unable to present, Sheppard Pratt reserves the right to present an alternative speaker on a comparable subject.

 

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November 5th - Friday, October 22, 2021 is the deadline to request a refund for withdrawal from the November 5th event.

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