Part One: NAADAC/NCC AP Code of Ethics, Principles I & VIII - The Counseling Relationship and Resolving Ethical Concerns
Recorded on Friday, January 29, 2021
A Recorded Webinar
This webinar will cover the first and eighth ethical principles of the NAADAC/NCC AP Code of Ethics, Principle I: The Counseling Relationship and Principle IIV: Resolving Ethical Concerns. Principle I focuses on the counseling relationship, including the topics of informed consent, what needs to be disclosed to the client, therapeutic boundaries, and dual relationships. Principle VIII focuses on the resolution of ethical concerns using an ethical decision-making process. After a concise review of the first and eighth principles, the webinar will focus on case examples to highlight common ethical dilemmas that treatment providers face in everyday practice. Participants will walk away with a thorough understanding of these two principles, how ethics govern the counseling relationship, and a process for making ethical decisions.
Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LAC, MAC, SAP, CTHP-II, has been practicing in the world of mental health, marriage and family, and addictions counseling for the past 30 years. She earned her Doctorate degree in counselor education and supervision and is a core faculty member in the School of Counseling program at Walden University. She has a thriving private practice where she provides telebehavioral health services, clinical supervision, counseling to our military, and addiction-specific training and education. Her areas of specialization include pharmacology, co-occurring disorders, ethics, culturally-responsive care, and clinical supervision. She has been an active member of NAADAC for the last 15 years, has served as the Ethics Chair, and began her term as the NAADAC President in October 2020.
- Participants will be able to summarize the NAADAC/NCC AP Code of Ethics, Principles I and VIII.
- Participants will be able to describe areas of frequent ethical conflict that are specific to Principles I and VIII.
- Participants will develop strategies to avoid and resolve potential ethical violations in regard to Principles I and VIII.
Beginner and Intermediate
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- Intermediate level courses provide information that builds on knowledge practitioners with some experience already have. These courses focus on skill-building or adding knowledge, possibly following a brief overview of basic information, and involve using information in concrete situations and understanding the underlying structure of the material.
Polls and Q&A
Earn Continuing Education Hours (CEs)
A Certificate of Completion for 1.5 CEs is available by participating in this specialty online training and passing an online CE quiz. Those who successfully complete the full series and pass all six CE quizzes for this six-part series will be eligible to apply for the Ethics in Practice Certificate. Access to the online CE quiz will be in your NAADAC profile after registration.
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Who Should Attend
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.
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