Eagle Ranch Presents
Ethics 2.0: When Clinical Goes Digital
Featuring Jeff Ashby, Ph.D, ABPP
Friday, March 20, 2020
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing clinical practice often contributes to a kind of ethical “drift.” In addition, the internet, social media, and other technological changes have offered new ethical challenges for mental health clinicians.
CEU Eligibility: 6 CEU Core Ethics hours applied for LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs. To register early for best pricing, click here.
About the Course
Through case examples, discussion, and lecture, participants in this workshop will consider how the ethical codes apply to the practical world of counseling and special emphasis will be placed on developing professionals’ understanding of decision-making processes used in arriving at ethical courses of action in the context of a changing world.
The workshop will highlight issues of informed consent, competence, confidentiality, and boundaries/multiple relationships. Using case studies and vignettes, professionals will be invited to consider what might be the best course of action in a variety of scenarios presenting ethical dilemmas.
As a result of this workshop, participants will:
- understand the assumptions and theories behind ethical decision-making models
- identify and explain a practical model for ethical decision-making
- explain how ethical decision-making models can apply to issues of informed consent
- explain how ethical decision-making models can apply to issues of competence
- explain how ethical decision-making models can apply to issues of confidentiality
- explain how ethical decision-making models can apply to issues of dual relationships
About the Venue
Enjoy the comfortable, inviting setting of the beautiful Wink Wynne Lodge at Eagle Ranch in Flowery Branch, Georgia. A continental breakfast and catered lunch are provided with your ticket price. Please indicate any food allergies or needs in the notes section of registration. To register early for best pricing, click here.
About the Speaker
Dr. Jeff Ashby is a Professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University. He is the former Director of Georgia State’s Counseling Psychology doctoral program, a licensed psychologist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor. Dr. Ashby has taught ethics at the graduate level for over 20 years and has served as Member of the Ethics Committee of the Georgia Psychological Association, Chair of the Ethics Committee of the International Association of Play Therapy and as an ethics content expert with the State of Georgia Psychology board. He has made over 200 presentations at professional conferences and authored/co-authored more than 100 articles in refereed journals, numerous book chapters, and two books.
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This presentation utilizes numerous case studies of ethical dilemmas that include applications to multicultural populations. In addition, issues of diversity are discussed in the application of the codes in culturally distinct settings (e.g., differential understanding and interpretation of behaviors consistent with dual relationships).
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