The Ethics of Integrating new modalities into clinical practice: what you need to know to protect yourself

DATE: Friday, November 3rd, 2023

TIME: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST // 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CT // 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT  //  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. MT

PLATFORM: Via Zoom Webinar

COST: $20


  • Live & Interactive Webinar
  • Presentation Slides PDF Included
  • Provides for GSB/Ethics

Have you wondered when you are considered competent with a new modality?  What are the potential risks at implementing new modalities into therapy sessions?  In this webinar, you will learn specific ways on how you can protect yourself against liability with using new modalities in therapy. You will get a clear understanding of the scope of practice vs. scope of competence and how this applies to any new modality in therapy.  You will learn the importance of informed consent, what to document and understand the ethics of research-based interventions and what that means for you.  This course will also provide time to review the ethical decision-making model and apply what you learn to case studies.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe How to Protect Themselves against Liability
  • Identify the differences between Scope of Practice vs. Scope of Competence
  • Understand when you are competent in a new modality
  • Describe what Informed Consent
  • Discuss the ethics of Using New Modalities and What to Document
  • Understand and describe the role of values in using new modalities
  • Describe the Ethics of Research-Based Interventions and Application to Counseling Practices
  • Discuss How to use the Ethical Decision-Making Model
  • Apply Learning to Case Studies