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ACA Ethical Standards Casebook and Boundary Issues in Counseling

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
1:00 to 3:00 Eastern Time
2 CEs
$49 members
$79 non-members

Barbara HerlihyBarbara Herlihy, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S
is University Research Professor in the Counselor Education Program at the University of New Orleans. In the past, she has held faculty positions at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the University of Houston-Clear Lake, and Loyola University of New Orleans. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. A Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana and Texas, a Board-Approved LPC Supervisor in Louisiana and Texas, and a National Certified Counselor, Dr. Herlihy has served as a school counselor, community agency counselor, and counselor in private practice.  She is the co-author with Gerald Corey of the ACA Ethical Standards Casebook, Sixth Edition (2006), and Boundary Issues in Counseling, Second Edition (American Counseling Association, 2006). She is also co-author with Courtland Lee and Sam Gladding of the forthcoming book, Counseling as a Profession: Our Past, Present, and Possible Future, to be published by the American Counseling Association Foundation. She is a past-Chair of the ACA Ethics Committee, and served as a member of the 2005 ACA Ethics Code Revision Taskforce. Author of numerous published articles and book chapters on the topics of ethical issues, diversity and social justice, and feminist therapy, Dr. Herlihy has presented workshops and seminars on ethical issues across the United States and internationally.

Gerald CoreyGerald Corey, Ed.D., ABPP
Gerald Corey is a Professor Emeritus of Human Services at California State University at Fullerton; a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a licensed psychologist; a National Certified Counselor; a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Counseling Psychology); a Fellow of the American Counseling Association; and a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Dr. Corey teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in group counseling, as well as courses in experiential groups, the theory and practice of counseling, and ethics in counseling. He is the author or co-author of 15 counseling textbooks currently in print as well as numerous journal articles. Along with his wife, Marianne Schneider Corey, Dr. Corey has conducted group counseling training workshops for mental health professionals at many universities in the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, England, and Ireland. They received the Association for Specialists in Group Work's Eminent Career Award in 2001. Dr. Corey earned his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California.

Program Description: The presenters will address a range of topic related to the revised 2014 ACA Code of Ethics and provide highlights on the new 7th edition of the ACA Ethical Standards Casebook (2015) and also the 3rd edition of Boundary Issues in Counseling (2015). Focus will be on competence, managing value conflicts, and counselor education and supervision. Emphasis will also be given to effectively and ethically managing boundary issues in the practice of counseling.

Learning Objectives:

  • To offer audience participants an opportunity to raise questions of the presenters on the topics of the program.
  • To explore the role of values in the counseling process and to provide guidelines for ethically managing a counselor’s values in his or her professional work.
  • To highlight a few of the challenges involved in acquiring and maintaining competence.
  • To explore a few ethical issues in clinical supervision.
  • To examine some of the 2014 standards that apply to counselor education.
  • To introduce the topic of learning how to define and manage professional boundaries.

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Profit is not a Four-Letter Word

Profit is not a Four-Letter Word
7 CEs, 8 speakers, $119 members, $159 non-members

Remember when you were in graduate school and you looked forward to helping people because it was the right thing to do?  Then you worked in agencies and eventually had a private practice and you thought: “Hey, there is an actual financial piece to all of this.” And you thought “this sure wasn’t covered in graduate school!” Here is your chance to learn from eight counselors who care about their clients AND need to make a living.  Another added benefit…when you make more money, you can create more pro-bono slots in your schedule.  These counselors all have an entrepreneurial spirit. Listen to their strategies and learn how to combine the ideal and the practical.  After all, profit is not a four-letter word!

Wednesday September 10, 1pm ET
From Call to Client: Effortlessly Turning Information-Seekers Into Regular Clients
Stephanie Adams

Along with a thriving private practice in Texas, Stephanie Adams, MA, LPC founded BeginningCounselor: Growing Happy, Healthy New Counselors, a social networking site for new counselors.  

Wednesday September 17, 1pm ET
Securing Government Contracts
Jason King & Russ Gaede 

Jason King, PhD, DCMHS, ASC has a private practice in Utah, and is the Clinical Director of the Life Enhancement Center in Provo, Utah. He is also Chair of the Utah Clinical Mental Health Counselor Licensing Board. Russ Gaede, PsyD, LMHC has a private practice, is the Executive Director of the Life Enhancement Center in Provo, Utah. He is  also a Certified Behavioral Crisis Counselor with the State of Utah and Disaster Relief Worker with the American Red Cross.

Wednesday September 24, 1pm ET
Implementing Technology to Reduce Costs and Increase Efficiency in Your Private Practice
Rob Reinhardt

Rob Reinhardt, LPCS, NCC is the CEO of Tame Your Practice, a private practice consulting firm. In addition to running a successful practice himself, he helps mental health and other professionals grow their practices, with a focus on efficient and compliant use of technology. Rob is also column editor of the "Tech Tutor" column of Counseling Today.

Wednesday October 1, 1pm ET
Using a Sales Cycle to Increase your Credibility, Likability, and Trust to Get More Clients
Deb Legge 

Deborah Legge PhD CRC LMHC has been in private practice for over 20 years.  In addition to her practice, Deb is a Private Practice Consultant and Mentor.  She is the co-founder  Influential Therapist, where she helps mental health professionals build successful and sustainable private practices. 

Wednesday October 8, 1pm ET
Does One Size Fit All? How to Successfully Get and Keep Your Clients 
Janis Manalang

Janis Manalang, MA, LPC  is the founder/CEO/Director of the Key Center. With private practices in two locations, Janis is licensed in the State of Florida and Virginia. Janis is currently working on her Doctorate in Education: Focusing on Counseling and Supervision.

Wednesday October 15, 1pm ET
15 Minutes That Could Save Your Practice: Why Clinicians Need to Start Answering the Phones
Ryan Thomas Neace

Ryan Thomas Neace, MA, LPC, NCC, CCMHC is a therapist who started successful private practices in Missouri and Virginia, and founded CounselingInternships.com.  Ryan blogs for the American Counseling Association and The Huffington Post, and is an adjunct professor of psychology both online and on-ground.

BONUS SESSION
Wednesday October 22, 1pm ET

When Building a Practice, Don't Forget the Final 10%
Anthony Centore

Anthony Centore PhD, LMHC,  is Founder of Thriveworks; a counseling company, with locations in 5 states.  He is Author of "How to Thrive in Counseling Private Practice: The Insider’s Guide to Starting and Growing a Counseling Therapy Business."
A Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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