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Where's the Line? Navigating Ethics of Dual Relationships and Boundaries

On-Demand Pre-Recorded

The client and therapist relationship - how do clinicians navigate the possibility of a dual relationship? What ethical principles and standards should be considered? These are both important questions that will be addressed in this workshop on the ethical considerations of dual relationships. This engaging and interactive training will help learners to increase their clinical judgment in identifying appropriate professional relationships with clients. Categories of dual relationships will be presented, and discussion will center on using critical thinking skills to identify best practices. Special consideration will be given to diversity in dual relationships, such as rural settings and racial and ethnic influences on dual relationships.


The presenter provides a wealth of knowledge and discusses real-life examples and experiences to further participants’ understanding of the material. This course not only provides 3 ethics credit hours, but by the conclusion, clinicians will be better prepared to navigate the confusing and ambiguous issues around dual relationships and boundaries.


About the Course

On-Demand Pre-Recorded

Aug 2023

ASWB ACE
Credits

3.0 Ethics

NBCC Credit Hours

3.0 Ethics

MD Social Work

3.0 Ethics

Category II

DC  Social Work

3.0 Ethics

Price

$59

1 Year Online Course Access
Downloadable Course Workbook
Ethics Continuing Education Credit Hours

Target Audience

Mental health professionals including social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, licensed addictions counselors

Course Level

Beginner

On-Demand Courses
HOW IT WORKS

  • Enroll in the course - click the "Buy Course Now" button above to purchase the course

  • Create an account when you purchase the course and remember your username and password.

  • Go to your course dashboard (Login Here) and open the course to start watching the videos and begin learning.

  • Your course is available to you 24/7.

  • An instructional video is provided at the start of each training.

  • Pause and save your progress as you go and come back later, if needed.

  • Complete the course videos, quizzes, and course evaluation and then get your certificate immediately!

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Course Instructor

Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW

Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri and Kansas with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She has held clinical positions as an outpatient and in-home therapist and clinical supervisor. Diane was an Adjunct Professor of Social Work for 10 years at The University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare and a Field Liaison and Field Instructor. She has also held administrative positions as a program Director and Coordinator. Diane is a popular local and national trainer on a wide variety of mental health and workplace development topics for clinicians and corporations. Diane is most passionate about providing quality professional development to clinicians, employees, and leaders. For fun, Diane loves to spoil her four Dachshunds and rock out to 80’s music.

Course Objectives

After attending this training, participants will be able to...

· Identify qualities of dual relationships and at least three key considerations.

· Employ at least five strategies to have ethical boundaries and relationships with clients.

· Build confidence in assessing professional roles in ethical dilemmas involving dual relationships.

Course Agenda

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CE Information

CE Credit Hour Information

National Approvals

ASWB Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Provider

Maryland CEU Institute, #1816, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Maryland CEU Institute maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/04/2023 – 05/04/2026.

Social workers completing this course receive 3.0 ethics continuing education credits.

NBCC - National Board for Certified Counselors

Maryland CEU Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.7347. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Maryland CEU Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

3.0 Ethics NBCC Home Study Credit Hours

State-Level Approvals

Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners Authorized Sponsor

Maryland CEU Institute/Optimal Life Solutions, LLC is an authorized sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland and maintains full responsibility for this program. To learn more about CE requirements and Category I and II activities please visit the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners Website

3.0 Ethics Category II Maryland Social Work Credit Hours

District of Columbia Board of Social Work

Maryland CEU Institute has received approval to provide continuing education credit hours through the DC Board of Social Work.

3.0 Ethics DC Social Work Credit Hours

DISCLAIMER

PLEASE NOTE: Even when a licensing board states that they accept CE credit hours from one of the above accreditati, licensees are responsible for determining whether courses meet the CE requirements in their jurisdictions. States and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether any individual course may be accepted for credit hours. We strongly suggest that licensees contact their individual licensing boards to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state’s laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please send us an email at info@maryalndceu.com or complete our Contact Us form. 

CE INFO

ON-DEMAND HOME-STUDY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Course Interaction & System Requirements: 

This pre-recorded video-based online course is self-paced and has no real-time or live interaction (non-interactive). The course does include video-based prompts and activities to be completed in the accompanying downloadable course workbook. Course questions can be directed to info@marylandceu.com

System Requirements:

  • Please make sure your desktop computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, or smart device has the following:

    • The most recent version of a web browser listed below

    • Javascript enabled

    • PDF plugin

    • Graphic and audio output capability

    • Broadband internet connection with a minimum speed of 5Mbps (recommended)

    • TLS 1.2 supported by your web browser

  • Supported Web Browsers (please make sure your web browser is updated with the latest version):

    • Desktop:

      • Chrome

      • Firefox

      • Safari

      • Microsoft Edge

    • Mobile:

      • iOS Safari: 11 and up

      • Chrome

      • Samsung Internet

    • Unsupported Browsers

      • Internet Explorer 

      • Chromium

      • Linux Web Browsers

​View the FULL LIST of compatible operating systems and system requirements.
 

CE and Course Completion Requirements:

To earn the full CE Credit Hours and successfully complete this course participants are required to: 

  1. Enroll in the course and complete the attendee attestation at the start of the course.

  2. Watch course videos in full and in order and complete course activities.

  3. Receive a passing score of at least 80% on all course quizzes. Quizzes may be retaken by participants.

  4. Complete the required course evaluation at the conclusion of the course. 

  5. A code will be sent to participants who have completed the course and the evaluation. Using this code participants must complete the final Code Quiz at the end of the training to receive their certificate.
     

Refund and Cancellations:

To request a refund or cancellation please submit the required information through our Contact page. Customers may request a refund (minus admin fee) or credit towards another training within 14 days after course purchase AND if they have not watched/completed more than 5 videos, lessons, or activities in the course. Please visit our Terms of Service for full refund and cancellation policies.

 

Accommodations:
Please email info@marylandceu.com or submit a Contact form to request an accommodation at least 30 days prior to the training you wish to attend.

Complaints or Grievances: 
All complaints or concerns must be submitted in writing by:

Submitting a Contact Form
OR

Emailing concerns to info@marylandceu.com
 

An email will be sent to acknowledge receipt and complaints will be responded to within 30 days. For full MD CEU Institute Grievance policy information visit our Terms of Service page.

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