Psychology Specialists of Maine hosts continuing education programs (CEU) approved for licensed psychologists, counselors (LCPC), and social workers (LCSW). Our seminars are led by experts and specialists who provide advanced clinical training focused on expanding interventions and techniques for therapists in agencies and private practice. 

FRIDAY MARCH 2, 2018  8:30 TO 1:00 (4 CEU)

THE ETHICAL DILEMMAS NO ONE TALKS ABOUT

JULIE QUIMBY, PH.D.

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Julie Quimby is a licensed psychologist who earned her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Julie began her career as a psychology professor at Towson University in Maryland, where she trained and supervised master's students in counseling and clinical psychology, taught courses in Ethics, Counseling Techniques and Theories, and served on the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Counseling Psychology and the Journal of Career Development. She earned tenure in 2006 and became the Director of the Counseling Psychology Master's Program. Dr. Quimby relocate to Maine in 2008 and she taught at Bowdoin College for several years while establishing her private practice. In 2016, Julie founded a group practice, Psychology Specialists of Maine, where she is committed to expanding outpatient behavioral health services, developing outreach workshops, and providing continuing education programs.

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION

This presentation will explore some of the “thorny” ethical dilemmas with a focus self-disclosure, responding to client expression of sexual attraction, intentional (and unintentional) boundary crossings, client and therapist privacy and safety issues, HIPPA compliance in the digital age including resources for safe and approved encrypting methods and EHR systems. The format will include lecture, cases, videos, discussion, and small group case consultation.

This seminar will address both ethical issues and how to respond therapeutically to difficult boundary dilemmas. 

Learning Objectives

Identify and explore several difficult ethical dilemmas and boundary challenges in psychotherapy.

  1. Learn ethical decision making models to enhance practice.
  2. Learn benefits and consequences of intentional boundary crossings in psychotherapy.
  3. Learn how to respond therapeutically to client expression of sexual attraction and presentation of “inappropriate” gifts.
  4. Discuss HIPAA compliance in the digital age and identify several resources to avoid HIPAA violations in your private practice.
  5. Discuss current ethical considerations in your agency or practice and benefit from group consultation and feedback.

Registration Fee $89

Registration fee includes light breakfast, coffee, tea, and water.

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 Our suite in Fort Andross, overlooking the Androscoggin River in Brunswick, comfortably seats up to 40 participants for clinical training workshops. 

Our suite in Fort Andross, overlooking the Androscoggin River in Brunswick, comfortably seats up to 40 participants for clinical training workshops. 

 Participants and speakers remark that our venue is "one of the best" and we offer a delicious breakfast prepared by Wild Oats Bakery and local coffee and tea.

Participants and speakers remark that our venue is "one of the best" and we offer a delicious breakfast prepared by Wild Oats Bakery and local coffee and tea.