Event date: 9/17/2021 Export event
Mark Wills
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Continuing Education: Law and Ethics

NASW California

Noon-7:30 p.m. ET

This course provides an analysis of the legal grounds for malpractice litigation as related to the issue of standard of care and scope of practice. It outlines the essential components of legal proceedings such as subpoenas, depositions, issues of client confidentiality, privileged communication pertaining to the conduct of casework, individual, couple, family, and group therapy/counseling. It analyses the relationship between ethics and the law and offers a framework in the management of ethical dilemmas related to relationships with clients, colleagues, and employers. It provides understanding of the relationship between moral values, social work values and the management of liability risk. It offers a brief discussion of the “Patriot Act” and its impact on patient’s right and privacy. It discussed the “Tarasoff” rule involving “duty to warn” and the elaboration of this rule by courts and statute after this case was decided.

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