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Ethics II: Clinical Ethics & Risk Management

  • 27 May 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - 1015 15th Street, NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20005


  • Must use school email address to register.

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The DCPA Center for Learning & Professional Development 


Dr. David Jobes


Clinical Ethics & Risk Management

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Coffee & Check-in begins at 9:30 AM

(3 ethics CE credits for psychologists)

Educational level: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced


1) Understand and articulate considerations around who is the client?

2) Know the key role of informed consent in ethical practice and risk management.

3) Understand the use of consultation in ethics and risk management

4) Understand and use documentation as key element of ethical clinical care and risk management. 

"Clinical Ethics and Risk Management" is a case-driven exploration of the "pillars" of ethical decision-making and managing risk within contemporary mental health care practice.  Complex case scenarios are used to illustrated key points related to informed consent, confidentiality, the process of working through ethical decisions, and the key roles of consultation and documentation. The workshop involves interactive discussions around complicated case examples to make key ethical constructs more interesting and applicable.


10:00-10:45 Complex case scenarios

10:45-11:30 Who is the client, informed consent, ethical decision making as a process

11:30-11:45 Break

11:45-1:00  Consultation and Documentation

"The District of Columbia Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The District of Columbia Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content."

 There is no corporate support/payment for this workshop.

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