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CE Training: Ethical Boundary Management in Clinical Practice

A 3 Hour CE Training for Mental Health Professionals and Other Health Professionals

April 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Brief Overview:

Go beyond a superficial review of the basic ethical concepts you learned back in graduate school and when you were studying for your licensing exams.  Take those somewhat sterile academic concepts and apply them to everyday practice.  Focusing primarily on boundary issues, we will discuss key elements of risk management that you can implement the day you return to your office.  This workshop will be structured as an interactive exercise rather than using an “ask the ethicist” format, so be prepared to be actively engaged and ready to think and discuss some tough, real life situations with your colleagues and peers.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be learn to:

  1. Review models of ethical reasoning;
  2. Reflect upon relevant Codes of Ethics and State laws and regulations;
  3. Discuss fundamentals of ethical practice; and
  4. Apply models of ethical reasoning, ethical codes and laws/regulations to boundary issues within their practice.

Event Cost

$65 per 3-hour session per person. For more information call 301-816-2645 or email traininginstitute@jssa.org.

Please note: Refunds for JSSA’s 3-Hour CE training programs are provided 5 days prior to the training date. After that time, a credit can be issued if JSSA receives a registrant’s cancellation up to two business days prior to the training date. This credit can be applied towards a future 3-Hour CE training, symposium or post-graduate course up to one year from the issue date.

CE Credits: Eligible for 3 CE credits
The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Category 1 continuing education programs. The D.C. and Virginia Boards of Social Work usually recognize the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners’ approval. Please contact your state board for verification. JSSA maintains responsibility for this program.

JSSA is an approved sponsor of CE credits for psychologists in Maryland under the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. JSSA maintains responsibility for this program.

Logo_NBCCJSSA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6457. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. JSSA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

In order to receive a certificate, registrants must attend the entire session.


Michael C. Heitt, Psy.D.

Dr. Michael Heitt is a licensed psychologist in private practice.  The primary focus of his clinical and consultative activities center around working with physicians, executives and other professionals who are dealing with personal and occupational challenges. He frequently consults to small and mid-size companies on a variety of workplace and organizational issues, and is recognized by local Courts as being an expert witness in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Heitt has presented internationally on topics ranging from workplace violence and professional impairment to human resources and personnel development, as well as topics such as psychological ethics, disaster psychiatry and clinical assessment.  He is a former Chair and Member of the Maryland Psychological Association’s (MPA) Ethics Committee the Colleague Assistance Program. Dr. Heitt earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago in 1996.  He is on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School and Loyola University Maryland.  Additionally, he is the instructor for the Maryland State Jurisprudence Licensure Exam preparatory course offered by MPA and an on-line ethics course on boundaries. For more information about Dr. Heitt’s work, visit his websites, HeittC3.com and PikesvillePsychologist.com.


April 21, 2017
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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