Behavioral Health Ethics in the 21st Century (RP1511E)
This course will increase participants’ knowledge of ethical issues facing modern mental health care providers that have developed over the past few decades, including the role of social media, broadening ways to deliver mental health care, & issues surrounding multiculturalism.
This course is designed for psychiatrists, psychologists, LPCs, social workers, residents, fellows, students, and other mental health professionals and members of the community interested in mental health ethics.
Upon completion of this symposium, the participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Communication, Professionalism, System Based Practice, Inter-Disciplinary Teams and Quality Improvement) and be able to:
- Recognize shifts in mental health ethical decision-making in recent decades.
- Identify alternative directions of professional’s oversight & their interactions with ethical dilemmas associated with digital medial & multicultural practice.
- List at least two ethical considerations when using digital media as a communication form as a mental health provider.
- Explain the importance of including multiculturalism into practice and its impact on improving patient care.
Accreditation and Designation Statements
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this activity for 3 hour (s) in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an approved provider of professional development per the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists per rule 461.11(c)1a. This activity is designated for 3.0 hours of professional development.
Please Note: Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists does not preapprove professional development credit. It is therefore the responsibility of the licensee to submit their attendance certificate to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists for consideration of credit toward licensure renewal as applicable.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is approved by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. This activity qualifies for 3 hours.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an approved provider of social work continuing education per the social work licensing rule 781.511 (c1). This course is approved for 3.0 contact hours (0.3 CEUs).
- Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
- Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
- In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
- After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.
- 3.00 AMA
- 3.00 Attendance
- 3.00 Ethics