3 CEs Recorded: Fall, 2022
In this 3 hour workshop we will address the legal and ethical implications of clinician self-care. We will also consider what the professional literature suggests regarding factors that inhibits effective self-care.
Participants will gain the ability to identify an ethically sound, empirically based plan to implement aneffective self-care strategy to best support work with clients. This course is intended to meet Law and Ethics CE requirements.
Participants in this workshop will be able to:
I. What is Self-Care (.5 hour) II. Self-Care and Impairment (.5 hour) III. Self-Care and Misconduct (.25 hour) IV. What Gets in the Way of Self-Care (.25 hour) V. How to Apply Effective Self-Care (.5 hour) VI. Creating a Sustainability Plan (.5 hours) VII. Case Studies (.5 hours)
Eric Strom is an attorney and Licensed Mental Health Counselor. As an attorney, Eric provides legal counsel, consultation and guidance to mental health professionals. The focus of Eric’s clinical practice is providing mental health counseling services to combat veterans. Eric is currently serving as the ethics advisor for the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association.