Boundaries and Dual Relationships in Clinical Practice

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

Due to the age of the material, this course will be discontinued from our library on 5/09/2019.


CE Course Description

Ethics complaints on dual relationship and boundary crossing continue to rise both in nature and variety.  This CE course examines the complexities surrounding dual relationship and boundary crossing in clinical psychology by explaining the pertinent moral and clinical worries that clinical psychologists face daily in their practice.

Author:  Afolabi, Olusegun.  Dual relationships and boundary crossing: A critical issues in clinical psychology practice.  International Journal of Psychology and Counselling.  Vol 7(2), pp 29-39.  (2015, March).  This article was originally published in the International Journal of Psychology and Counselling and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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CE Course Objectives

1.  List four circumstances in which it is inappropriate for clinical psychologists to get involved.

2.  Explain three causes to rises in role incongruity.

3.  Compare and contrast boundary violations and boundary crossings and identify which is more injurious to clients.

4.  Provide the first step in the sequence of engaging in sexual misconduct.

CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Dual relationship and boundaries in clinical practice

2.  Boundary crossing and violations in clinical practice

3.  Boundary decisions in context

4.  A decision-making model

5.  Assumptions

6.  The model

7.  Application of decision-making model

8.  Case Studies



Date Added: 2018-12-12

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