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Ethical Highlights for Behavioral Health Practice: 2021


Join the Mid-America Technology Transfer Center Mid-America ATTC) for a three-and-a-half-hour presentation on professional ethics for behavioral health professionals. During this session, Dr. Mita Johnson, President of the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), will share insights and best practices from her 30-plus years of professional counseling practice.

This training is available only to individuals working in HHS Region 7 States (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska). Registration is free and required.



•            Boundary issues/dual relationships

•            Scope of practice

•            Safe and ethical use of technology

•            Appropriate referral for treatment

•            Being an ethical professional

•            How to represent yourself

•            Culture of treatment within an ethical context


Presenter Information:

Dr. Mita M. Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP, has been practicing in the world of behavioral health and addictions counseling for the past 30 years. Dr. Johnson has extensive experience as an addiction counselor and brings that expertise and leadership in advancing ethical practice. She is the President of NAADAC and is a member of the Executive Committee. Her academic background includes an Ed.D in counselor education and supervision. Dr. Johnson’s credentials include Licensed Professional Counselor, Masters Addiction counselor, and Substance Abuse Professional.


Continuing Education:

This training is pending approval for 3 credit hours from the Iowa Board of Certification and the Missouri Credentialing Board. The series will be accepted by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board and is deemed alcohol and drug specific and will be accepted for continuing education for licensed alcohol and drug counselors in Nebraska.

Starts: Apr. 27, 2021 9:00 am
Ends: Apr. 27, 2021 12:30 pm
Registration Deadline
April 26, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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