Domain 3: Ethics and Professional ConductDates: March 9, 15, 23, 28, 30 2023
Times: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Expectations: All course run from 8:30 to 4:30 for 5 dates; expectation is that each student attend all portions of the course & are present at all times; via audio & video within the virtual course room.
RTEC & Muskie asks that all students plan their time accordingly & be aware of this commitment prior to registering for any MHRT/C domains.
Demonstrate a standard of professionalism and integrity in practice, and confront and resolve ethical challenges by seeking appropriate collaboration and consultation
- Explain ethics and how to conduct practice within the context of a professional code of ethics. Give examples of inappropriate behavior. Define appropriate contexts for dual relationships and how to set and maintain clear, professional, and culturally sensitive boundaries.
- Describe the evolution of HIPAA and what constitutes protected health information, including communication requirements within the context of health information technology
- Describe what it means to be an effective contributing member of an interdisciplinary team.
- Model appropriate professional behavior at all times, apply ethical guidelines and demonstrate the effective use of supervision.
- Explain how to secure informed consent from a consumer.
- Explain a provider’s ethical responsibility to empower consumers.
- Identify a number of strategies, consistent with professional practice, to empower consumers.
- Summarize the importance of evaluating the effectiveness of personal practice.
- Describe how individuals working in the behavioral health field practice self‐care. Utilize supervision effectively to prevent compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization.
- Practice using a supervisory relationship to resolve ethical challenges.
- Define confidentiality requirements and how to communicate these policies to staff, consumers, families, guardians, and others.
- Maintain sound documentation that reflects an adherence to individualized, person‐ centered care.
- Collaborate and interact effectively with community members and other professionals.
- Relate the intersection of ethics with state and federal laws.