This course is designed to provide
the mental health clinician with
a comprehensive overview of the topic
of self-disclosure in clinical practice.
To increase the trainee’s understanding
of the topic area, a number of scenarios
will be present to highlight some of
the complexities of the use of self-disclosure.


Upon completing this course,
the trainee will understand the following:

-The benefits of the use of self-disclosure
-The risks of the use of self-disclosure
-Appropriate uses of self-disclosure
in terms of timing, intensity and content
-Important contraindications related
to the use of self-disclosure in clinical practice.

This course is primarily designed for clinicians
in the earlier stages of their career, or for
more advanced clinicians reviewing basic concepts
in this area.

This course was written by Dr. Dorothy Carrillo,
an Associate Professor Emerita at the Georgia State
University School of Social Work, as well as
the Executive Chairperson for Continuing Education
with the Georgia Chapter of NASW. In addition to
her academic experience, she has over three decades
of experience providing clinical services
in school, agency, hospital and private practice settings.


Approvals: has been approved by NBCC as
an Approved Continuing Education Provider,
ACEP No. 6071.

Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit
are clearly identified. is solely responsible for all aspects
of the programs.

As noted on the NBCC web site, "most professional counselor
state licensure boards readily accept NBCC credit
for licensure renewal.", Inc., provider #1104, is approved
to offer social work continuing education by the Association
of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through
the 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., Inc. maintains responsibility for this course.

ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2023 to 11/15/2026.

Social workers participating in this course will receive;
3 clinical continuing education clock hours.