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Eric Groh LPC, Frmr Composite Board President Presents...

5 Hours Updated! "Ethics: Understanding and Avoiding Board Complaints" 7/13/18, Friday.

Expanded to 6 Hours: "Ethics: Freedom in Supervision, Boundaries and The Impaired Mental Health Professional" 9/14/18. 

What others are saying:

" I wish I had taken this workshop when I was initially licensed"- Tamara Ashley, Rapid Resolution Therapy.

"...the least torturous ethics workshop I have attended."- Jaclyn Devore

" This workshop answered questions I've had about our industry for 20 years." Richard Blankenship, Sexual and Relational Recovery, Capstone Center


CE Workshops

Upcoming CE Courses

The following ethics upcoming continuing education workshops meet LPC, Social Work, and MFT GA Composite Board Requirements for approved ethics. The primary goal of Eric’s workshops? Reducing fear and anxiety about ethics and providing tools you can use in your practice. All my courses include 7 essential elements of ethics and maintaining good license hygiene. 

Ethics: Understanding and Avoiding Licensing Board Complaints

Whereas there are many professional association codes of ethics, if you want to maintain your license the Composite Board uses only Rule Chapter 135-7 "Code of Ethics" in it’s enforcement of licensee complaints. Other codes of ethics even conflict with Georgia 135-7. The purpose of this workshop is to explain the process by which complaints are investigated. Participants bring actual ethical dilemmas for guidance.

Course Objectives:
1) Demonstrate understanding of the process of composite board complaints.
2) Through a line by line analysis of 135-7 demonstrate an understanding of how composite board ethics are applied.
3) Gain an understanding of how boundary crossings deteriorate into boundary violations and how this can be remedial and implemented in professional practice.
4) Participants will learn how to simplify and analyze ethical dilemmas.

Ethics, Freedom in Supervision and The Impaired Professional

**Updated and Expanded to 6 hours.**
This supervision ethics workshop will teach you the process for reaching the ultimate goal in providing clinical supervision: freedom from apprehension, anxiety, tentativeness, and concerns about supervisor liabilities so you can focus on developing your supervisees into competent therapists.

If you intend to continue Supervision in GA, determine here whether you need this training because you will need the CPS or ACS credential after 9/30/18.

Course Objectives:
1) Participants will learn how addiction and mental impairment deteriorate into licensing board complaints.

2) Participants will demonstrate knowledge of critical factors in interviewing and selecting candidates for supervision.

3) Participants will demonstrate learning of  "The Redundancy Principle" and it's importance in providing authoritative clinical supervision.

4) Participants will demonstrate abilities to remove constraints and obstacles and allow supervision to be more enjoyable and rewarding.

5) Participants will learn how to apply the Redundancy Principle to develop a framework for supervision and therapy with the impaired professional.

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Ethics: Telemental Health: After the Dust Settles

Digital and virtual counseling is rapidly advancing. Every system has vulnerabilities and points of exploitation of information. HIPAA compliance does not cover the irreconcilable dilemmas of treating clients via the web. In the future, safe telemental health will evolve.

Course Objectives: Participants will:
1) Demonstrate understanding of which electronic communications protect your license.
2) Demonstrate understanding of how actual interactions and verbage impact telemental health risk.
3) How to develop a safe system that protects the client and your license.

Ethics and DSM V: Diagnosing and Comprehensive Assessment of Perceptual Disturbance.

Coming Soon! "Ethics and DSM V: Diagnosing and Comprehensive Assessment of Perceptual Disturbance" 5 hours CEU educational course. This unique approach to training mental health professionals in diagnosing focuses upon a factor common in all mental disorders: perceptual disturbance. Disturbance in perception is a cornerstone of diagnosing accurately. This continuing educational training also helps participants determine how to ethically and empathetically discuss patients' diagnoses. This approach will enable clinicians to identify a range of mood, substance use, and functional disorders of perception and psychosis.