Welcome to CEU By Net's 'Ethics' Page! We Now Offer Four Unique, Non-Traditional Online Ethics Courses Here On This Website - Including a New Ethics Course for Florida Counselors and Social Workers.
Courses Are Approved for CEUs, PDHs and Clock Hours by NBCC, EACC, and Multiple State Boards for Mental Health and Addiction Professionals - Including Florida CAPs and LMHCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs Through CE Broker.
All of our ETHICS courses are geared to the PRACTICAL ethics-related treatment activities and dilemmas of today's mental health and addiction professionals: Social Workers, LMFTs, LEPs, Professional Counselors, Addiction and Substance Abuse Counselors, Pastoral Counselors, and other behavioral health licenses. These courses are approved or accepted in almost every state for most licenses.
There Are Currently More Than 100 Credit Hours Available for Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Continuing Education on This Website - and More to Come. For some quick links to our topics other than Ethics, click here.
Note: For the definition of 'CEU' and 'PDH' when earned on this website, please click here.
Our 2-, 3-, and 4-credit hour Ethics Courses are definitely unique and non-traditional, and the topics they cover are diverse.
In two of the courses (Ethics 3D and Ethics 4D), we address important ethical issues related to documentation of the diagnosis, prognosis, and the need for treatment in the context of managed care (aka, Health Care Reform).
The issue of how to document heretofore skirted clinical topics in clinical records is now newly relevant to those who are working within a Managed Care or Health Care Reform Environment for the first time. And it has everything to do with ethics.
These two courses (3D and 4D) continue to be vital for those working in private or group practices or agencies in which Care Managers now make many or most of the calls about what TYPE of treatment to provide, the INTENSITY to provide, and for HOW LONG. Even those practitioners who thought they would never work under a managed health care scenario are dealing with these issues, continuously.
Our 2-Hour Ethics course (2D) deals with an ETHICAL, structured approach to working with adults and children and their families or partners around that difficult subject - Planning for End of Life Care (Advance Directives). Empirically validated approaches to use with different types of clients are provided. These include HIV-AIDS patients, families and children, stroke victims, those employed in dangerous occupations including military veterans, the aged, and other critically ill individuals.
NEW IN ETHICS! We have also added 3 NEW Clock Hours in our Ethics course offerings, with a significant expansion of our ever-popular Child and Adolescent Assessment Course 3C. This course focuses upon the details of avoiding ethical, legal, and professional repercussions when assessing children and adolescents for single or dual diagnosis issues, in both routine and emergency situations. This course is a dual focus course: It's both an ETHICS AND RISK MANAGEMENT course, as well as an ASSESSMENT and clinical DOCUMENTATION course. So take it in whichever area you choose - ethics or mental health and SUDs assessment and documentation. You can view it for FREE here.
NOTE! If you are licensed in Florida, we offer this course under a separate CEBroker Ethics approval number. So if you want to take Course 3C for Ethics and Boundaries in Florida, enroll in the course with the 'Florida' label, here.
In What Formats Will You Find Ethics Courses Here?
We Offer Two Self-Paced Slide Shows in a PDF format (3D and 4D) and Three Text-Style Courses in a PDF format. And all can be viewed on Mobile Devices (iPad, Android).
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♣ The two self-paced PDF or Flash (take your pick) slide shows are HOT TOPICS!
Is Health Care Reform Making You Nervous from an Ethics Perspective? Do you wonder if you can work in a behavioral health system that's driven by 'Managed Care' and 'Health Care Reform' and 'Medical Necessity for Treatment' Criteria, and having to play 'Mother May I' to get treatment approval for your clients - and still hold on to your professional ETHICS?
Find out here! You won't find this course anywhere else on the internet. Why not? We wrote it, after years of helping providers adapt in an ethical manner to this new way of determining 'who gets what'. Take either Ethics Course 3D (3 credit hours) or Ethics Course 4D (4 credit hours).
To view a DEMO of our two Ethics Courses that are in a slide show format - Ethics 3D and 4D - Click Here. (We now offer these two courses in a 'non-flash' format that iPad and other mobile device users can view - PDF! Woot!)
Our other ethics courses are offered in a PDF Text Format (and they are 'Quiz Only' Courses - view all of the course materials and the quizzes for FREE before deciding to enroll in the course to take the quiz).
Course 3C - 'Beyond the Yellow Legal Pad! Biopsychosocial and Risk Assessment of Children and Adolescents - from Ethics to Practice and Into the Courtroom'. Comes with downloadable prototype Biopsychosocial Assessment forms that you can modify or extract from at will, for free.
Florida Ethics Course 3C. Also offered as an approved Ethics Course specifically for Florida LMHCs Social Workers, LMFTs, and CAPs, with a separate Ethics publishing number
Course 2D - 'The Ethics of Advance Directives: Assisting with Plans for End of Life Care'. This is a 2 credit hour professional publication in a text format, which is both an Ethics Course and a Treatment Intervention Course for working with critically ill individuals and their families, and with those in extremely high risk occupations.
This Course is appropriate for those who work with AIDS-HIV patients, the elderly, critically ill adults, children and their families - and for those working with individuals engaged in high-risk occupations such as police and military personnel deployed to war zones.
In Addition to These 5 Ethics Courses, You Can Find AOD and Mental Health Continuing Education Courses and CEUs in Multiple Clinical Areas On This Site. Take a look!
Or you may click COURSES on our menu bar above, and scroll down the list to find areas which interest you.
What Other Courses Do We Offer On This Site?
More About the Ethics 3D and 4D
Our ethics courses are quite different than the usual fare, and are among our most popular courses.
IT'S A HOT ETHICS TOPIC - AGAIN! In Courses 3D and 4D, we deal with ethical issues which have become newly relevant with the coming of the Federal Health Care Reform initiative. These are two of our most popular courses nationwide - relevant for any behavioral health practitioner who provides mental health or AOD services for a public or private health insurance plan. (And we now offer ALL of our Ethics Courses in both 'Adobe Flash' and 'PDF' formats, so that those with iPads and other mobile devices can view them.)
We tackle the question of whether licensed professionals can you hold on to their professional ethics while complying with a Care Management process which exerts an ever-expanding level of control over 'who' gets 'what' treatment and for 'how long'. Can you provide and document the type of information that is required for such definitive decisions - ethically? We think you can, and our Courses 3D and 4D tell you how. 4D is the same course as 3D, with one extra hour of credit - examining the ethics of insurance companies who are now focusing upon YOUR professional effectiveness in the treatment of your clients.
Ethics 3D and 4D are SLIDE SHOW COURSES. Watch a preview of Ethics 3D and 4D, in a PDF Slide Show format! It's self paced - at your own speed, move forward and back as you so desire. Watch it again, whenever you wish.
Who Accepts Our Ethics Courses and CEU Credits?
States which accept our CEUs for most or all licenses include Texas, California, Florida, Alabama, Missouri, New Mexico, Delaware, New Jersey, Louisiana, Arizona, Kentucky, Tennessee, Kansas, Ohio, Maine, Idaho, Connecticut, Oklahoma, Washington, New Hampshire, Wyoming, Maryland, Utah, Alaska, District of Columbia (DC), Vermont, Illinois, Iowa, Georgia, North Dakota, West Virginia, Minnesota, Nebraska, Montana, Oregon, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and more.
To check for YOUR STATE and YOUR LICENSE on our Approved States MAP, Click This Link. And please note that we may not have full information for your state. Many states accept our CE courses and CEU credits based upon our NBCC approval and our certification by multiple other state licensing boards.
GOALS OF THE ETHICS COURSES - please go to the Ethics Catalog to view the goals of each of our individual ethics courses!
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