Course Description

*This complete Online Course includes a PDF of the book, Ethical Risk Management: Guidelines for Practice (Second Edition), and the Final Exam. If you have access to the book and want to purchase the Final Exam only, click here.

Ethical practices and procedures are a necessity in any successful practice. Dr. Doverspike presents a proactive, positive approach to maintaining them. This program demonstrates the basic principles underlying the ethics of professional practice and the concept of risk management; discusses the concept of informed consent; provides guidelines for arriving at ethical decisions; illustrates conflict of interest and sexual misconduct issues; and explains how, if you do receive a complaint, you can best respond ethically to such complaints.

3 ethics & boundary issues CE credits/hours, 30 questions


Target Audience

Psychologists | School Psychologists | Marriage & Family Therapists | Mental Health Counselors | Social Workers

Learning Level

Intermediate

Learning Objectives

  • Explain basic principles underlying the ethics of professional practice.
  • Describe basic principles underlying the concept of risk management.
  • Discuss basic issues related to the concept of informed consent.
  • Follow decision-making guidelines for arriving at ethical decisions.
  • Present guidelines for responding to complaints and investigations.

William F. Doverspike, PhD

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Statement of Understanding (downloadable/printable)

  2. 2
    • PDF Book (downloadable/printable)

  3. 3
    • "Ethical Risk Management: Guidelines for Practice (Second Edition)" - Final Exam Questions (downloadable/printable)

    • Final Exam

  4. 4
    • Evaluation Questionnarie