Confidentiality and Counseling Ethics

ID: 1315WEB

Geared towards professionals providing clinical services, this webinar presents information on confidentiality and counseling ethics as they relate to issues of violence against women. Participants taking this webinar will be provided with an overview of the NJ state and federal laws regarding ethics and confidentiality, as well as some of the policy statements on ethics from major professions, including social work and psychology. This webinar will also examine appropriate methods of record keeping and mandatory reporting issues when working with survivors of violence, as well as issues relevant to on-line counseling and other cyber communication. Participants will also learn about the importance of maintaining boundaries and the difference between consultation, supervision and violating confidentiality. [Required for Violence Against Women Clinical Certificate Program]

*This webinar does not qualify for NBCC clock hours in ethics for Licensed Professional Counselors.

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Ethics

Instructor: Christine Heer, Esq, LCSW, DVS
Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar

Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Christine Heer been practicing Social Work for 30 years. She specializes in victim assistance services and diversity. She graduated law school in 2001 and specializes in family law, and specifically mediation and collaborative law. She also specializes in professional responsibility for mental health professionals. She has chaired the NASW Ethics committee.

Christine Heer has been an educator for 24 years and have provided educational programs for groups such as social work professionals, lawyers, judges, Licensed Marriage and Family therapists, human resource professionals, police officers, and many other groups. She has previously taught at Rutgers New Brunswick, Rutgers Camden, and Essex County College. She continues to teach for the Office of Continuing Education and the Victim Assistance Academy at the Rutgers SSW. She also teaches for the collaborative partnership of New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women, DCPP and Montclair State University.

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