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Total CEs:

3

 
* CE Type: Ethics & Boundaries CE Hours:  3
     
     
Course No.:

20-642811

 
State Specific: Florida  
*Some Boards distinguish between general CEs and other types.  Please review your specific state requirements to learn more.

Total CEs:  3

 
* CE Type: Ethics & Boundaries CE Hours:  3
     
     
Course No.:

20-642811

 
State Specific:  Florida  
*Some Boards distinguish between general CEs and other types.  Please review your specific state requirements to learn more.

 

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), ACEP No.: 6994

ACEonline, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6994. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ACEonline, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of programs.

CE Broker, #50-23449

ACEonline, LLC is a registered provider with CE Broker, provider #50-23449.

If you enroll in a course registered with CE Broker, ACEonline, LLC will report your CEs to CE Broker on your behalf.

This course is registered with the following Boards:

  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling

Approved for credit by:

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), ACEP No.: 6994

ACEonline, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6994. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ACEonline, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of programs.

CE Broker, #50-23449

ACEonline, LLC is a registered provider with CE Broker, provider #50-23449.

If you enroll in a course registered with CE Broker, ACEonline, LLC will report your CEs to CE Broker on your behalf.

This course is registered with the following Boards:

  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling

Registration Requirements

To register for this course, you will be asked to create an account on our website and agree to our terms and conditions.  You have the option to purchase this course å la carte or as part of a bundle, and you may select your enrollment period.   Then, you will be prompted to make a payment using a credit card through Stripe or through PayPal.

Authors/Contributors

K. McCarthy, Esq., JD, MS, NCC; B. Jones, BA, JD., Esq.

Course Description

This course deals primarily with mental health professional ethics and confidentiality. Part 1 of this course discusses ethics for mental health professionals. Specifically, the American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics is presented, and several tips for avoiding ethical pitfalls are discussed. Part 2 of this course considers the particularly important issue of confidentiality for mental health professionals. Florida laws and limits to confidentiality are reviewed, and the ethical, legal and policy issues of confidentiality are explored. Additionally, Federal confidentiality laws and HIPPA are examined, and potential problems with the current legal framework regarding confidentiality are introduced.

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Course Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the ACA Code of Ethics
  • Describe ways to avoid ethical pitfalls
  • Understand Florida laws and limits to confidentiality
  • Consider the ethical, legal and policy issues concerning confidentiality of mental health treatment
  • Understand Federal confidentiality laws and HIPAA

Course Requirements

You will be expected to review all materials provided and pass the post-test with a minimum of 80%, in order to receive your certificate of completion. You will also be required to complete a course evaluation. Once you have satisfactorily completed the post-test and submitted your evaluation, you will be able to download your certificate.

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