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Ethics in Practice: 2021

Join the Mountain Plains Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Mountain Plains ATTC) and Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (Mountain Plains MHTTC) for a three-and-a-half-hour presentation on professional ethics for mental health professionals. Professionals across the Mountain Plains region face unique challenges when providing care in rural and remote settings and when using televideo services. 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 8 States (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY). Registration is free and required. You must register and attend a live session to claim a certificate of attendance.

 

Topics

Boundary issues and dual relationships

Maintaining scope of practice

Safe and ethical use of technology

Appropriate referral to treatment

Being an ethical professional

Maintaining a culture of ethical practice

 

Certificates of Attendance

No pre-approved Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for this session. Certificates of attendance are available for this session and will reflect 3 hours of training attendance. Certificates of attendance can be self-submitted to attendee's licensing boards as appropriate. In order to receive a certificate of attendance, you must register and attend the entire live training session. Training attendance will be tracked by the email address used during registration using the Zoom Webinar platform. Please do not share your registration link with colleagues. If you have a colleague interested in attending this training please encourage them to register and attend this session using their own email address.

 

Trainer

Dr. Mita JohnsonDr. Mita Johnson, EdD, LPC, MAC, SAP

Dr. Mita M. Johnson has been practicing in the world of counseling, 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 is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Masters Addiction Counselor, and Substance Abuse Professional.

 

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