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ETH8385 - Leadership, Law and Ethics: An Introductory Guide for Mental Health Clinicians

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    Title: Leadership, Law and Ethics: An Introductory Guide for Mental Health Clinicians
    Description: The objective of this introductory course on ethics is to help the mental health clinician understand the key components of the process of making ethical decisions, using a number of scenarios to highlight some of the common ethical dilemmas that counselors are likely to face. When the trainee completes this course, he or she will know:

    -The principles of ethical decision making
    -The steps and stages of making an ethical decision
    -What principles and interests are being balanced when making an ethical decision
    -How these principles and interests work in the complex relationships that are created when a clinician works with clients
    -Leadership principles relevant to ethical practice

    This course is primarily designed for clinicians in the earlier stages of their career, or for more advanced clinicians reviewing basic concepts of ethical decision making. This course combines materials from ETH1101 and ETH8283 into a single introductory course, and would provide limited new materials for any trainee who has already completed those courses.

    This course was written by Charles D. Safford, LCSW. Mr. Safford is President of, Inc. Mr. Safford has over 20 years of post-master’s experience as a clinician, and has over fifteen years of experience as a training developer and trainer in business and clinical settings.


    This course is approved for 6 contact hours in core or ethics by the following certifying bodies:

    National approvals accepted in most states:

    The National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider number 6071, Inc., provider #1104, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program., Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2014 to 11/15/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 6 clinical continuing education clock hours.

    The National Association of Social Workers through approval by NASW GA

    States with their own approval process:

    The Minnesota Board of Social Work, Provider #CEP-1 

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number, BAP #50-2193

    Texas Pre-approved Social Worker Provider Number: SW 5089  Contact at:

    Texas Pre-approved Counselor Provider Number: PC 2405  Contact at:

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board #RCS060501

    Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation #159.000931