Ethics Seminar for Professionals

Reduce Your Legal Liability: Laws and Ethics Mental Health Providers Need to Know


Thursday, October 20, 2016, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Johns Hopkins University, Montgomery County Campus

9605 Medical Center Drive, Room 121, Rockville, MD 20850


Program Description: The workshop will provide an overview of current legal and ethical issues impacting the practice of mental health, including confidentiality, records, tele-health, electronic health records, boundaries, and courts. We will discuss the provisions of the Maryland laws and regulations; the Maryland and Association ethical codes; how to recognize potential issues; informed consent and communicating with the client and avoiding inappropriate and/or unintended consequences; and the role of the practitioner in the court system, including responding to subpoenas, and testifying at depositions and in court. The session will also discuss planning for retirement, emergencies, and death.

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