May 23, 2013 — Heart-Centered Ethics of Online Presence, Social Media, Marketing and Online Therapy

Educational Objectives

  • Discover how we show up on the Web and determine what ethical risks lie there.
  • Professionally manage online presence, reputation and ethically-required accuracy of information about the clinician, as well as ethically make use social media — personally and professionally.
  • Describe the essential ethical and legal issues in telemental health practice

Ethics/Legal Documents Cited

  • ACA Code of Ethics (2005)
  • APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (2002)
  • NASW Code of Ethics (2008)
  • HIPAA Administrative Simplification (2006)
  • NASW and ASWB Standards for Technology and Social Work Practice (2005)
  • NBCC Policy Regarding The Provision of Distance Professional Services (2012)
  • APA Guidelines For the Practice of Telepsychology, July 2012 DRAFT (Released for public comment.)

Scheduled Maintenance

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