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ECM8495 - Ethical Considerations of Practice in the Age of Social Media and Electronic Communications. . . 3 CE Contact Hours. . . Ethics

$ 30.00





The objective of this course is
to help mental health clinician
understand some key issues and concerns
related to the use of social networks
and e-communication by mental health


When the trainee completes this course,
he/she will be able to:

-Define online social networking:
its features, controls, uses and misuses
-Address the role of social networking
in clinical practice in advancing professional,
organizational and therapeutic goals
-Identify ethical considerations inherent
in professional social networking
-Identify the risks involved in using
social networking sites
-Apply emerging considerations of privacy
and informed consent as they related
to electronic modes of communication
with clients and other professionals

This course is primarily designed for
clinicians early in their career, or for
clinicians reviewing basic concepts
of ethical decision making.

This course was written by Susanne Riemrer, LCSW
and Charles D. Safford, LCSW with guidance
and input from other senior, Inc.
course developers and from NASW GA

Susanne Riemer, LCSW is a clinical professional
with over 40 years of experience in clinical work,
specializing in working with PTSD and equine
assisted treatment. Charles D. Safford, LCSW
is President of, Inc., and has
over 40 years of post-master’s experience
as a clinician, and has over 25 years
of experience as a training developer and trainer
in business and clinical 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.

With the notable exception of New York and New Jersey,
ASWB approval is accepted for licensed social workers.

This course is approved for 3 contact hours in ethics.