Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM EST
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Water's Edge Events Center
4687 Millennium Drive
Belcamp, MD 21017

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11/20/2019 - Ethical Boundary Management in Clinical Practice 

Dr. Michael Heitt

Important Notes & Announcements:

  • This course is approved for NAADAC, APA, MDSW, NBCC, ACCME, and general credits.  
  • This is a 1/2 day program that will award certificates of 3.0 credit hours.
  • By submitting your registration form, you are agreeing to CHEP's cancellation policy.  Please review in detail prior to registering. 

Course Description:

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 steile 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.  

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe models of ethical reasoning.
2. Identify fundamentals of ethical practice.
3. Apply these principles to case examples.

Speaker Information:

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 current Member of the Maryland Psychological Association's (MPA) Ethics Committee and Colleague Assistance Program.  

Dr. Heitt earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago in 1996.  He has served on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Loyola University Maryland.  Additionally, he is the instructor for the Maryland State Jurisprudence Licensure Exam preparatory course offered by MPA and an online ethics course on boundaries.  

For more information about Dr. Heitt's work, visit his website at PikesvillePsychologist.com.

Continuing Education:

American Psychological Association (APA) Credits - 3.0 hours
Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Chesapeake Health Education Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners Credits - 3.0 hours
Maryland Social Workers - Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners: "Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program.  This training qualifies for Category 1 contiuing education credits."

National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Credits - 3.0 hours
"This course has been approved by CHEP as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider for 3.0 CEs.  NAADAC provider number 62665, CHEP is responsible for all aspects of their programming."

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Credits - 3.0 hours
Certified Counselors - National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC): "Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6140.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs."

Physicians - AMA PRA Category 1 (ACCME) Credits - 3.0 hours
Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
The Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience: Social Workers, Psychologists, Certified Counselors, Addiction Counselors, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses

Evaluation and Certificate:

All attendees are required to sign-in in order to receive credits.  Sign-in sheets will be available at the registration desk for up to 30 minutes prior to the start of the program, and 30 minutes after the start of the program.  Attendees are expected to stay until the conclusion of the day in order to receive credits for the day.

An evaluation will be emailed to you within two business days of the program's completion. Once you complete and submit this evaluation, your certificate will automatically generate to be saved or printed.

Registration Information:

Community Provider - $55
Eastern Shore Hospital Center Employee (w. ID) - $30
VA VISN 5 Employee (w. ID) - $15

APA Certificate fee - $10 additional to registration

Registration includes coffee, cold beverages and light breakfast snacks starting at 8:30am with registration.  Lunch is not provided as this is a half day program.

If you are registering as a VA VISN 5 Employee, you will be required to show proof of current employment via government issued VA ID Badge at check in.  If you do not have your badge, you will not be granted access to the program unless you pay the regular community rate.