October 23, 2020

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (PT) 12:00 p.m. to 7:30 (ET) Check in begins at 8:45 am PT | 11:45 am ET
Lunch break 12:15 to 1:00 pm PT | 3:15  to 4:00 ET

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This is in an online event held via Zoom. 


Ingrid Ingerson
Director of Continuing Education and
Community Partnerships 

Email: iingerson@antioch.edu

       Law and Ethics for Clinical Relational Work

Course Description

This 6 hour law & ethics workshop is designed to help you identify, clarify, and apply current legal and ethical standards to the complicated context of relational work.  Participants will have the opportunity to discover the guidance provided by Washington state law, federal law, and a range of applicable ethics codes.  In addition to case studies and scenarios, participants are encouraged to share their own experiences, questions and thoughts.

Who should Attend?

This workshop is appropriate for licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed mental health counselors, licensed social workers, and psychologists. 

Course Objectives

Participants in this workshop will be able to:

1)  Locate and describe ethical standards relating to clinical work with multiple clients

2)  Locate and describe Federal and Washington State legal standards relating to clinical work with multiple clients

3)  Create and evaluate strategies to best support client confidentiality and autonomy within relational work

4)  Create and evaluate strategies to use clinical documentation to best support effective work with clients

5)  Evaluate sufficiency and effectiveness of current practice policies with regard to involvement in the legal system

6)  Apply best practice standards to clinical work with crisis situations.

Course Information

6 CE credits available to licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed mental health counselors, licensed social workers, and psychologists. Late arrivals or early departures will NOT receive CE credits. 

October 23, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT | 12:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET
Onlline sign-in begins at 8:45 a.m. PT | 11:45 a.m. ET 

Workshop Fee:
Register before October 2 - $180.00 | Register after October 2 - $210.00

AU Alumni, AU Clinical Staff, Faculty, and Clinical Students:
Register before October 2- $150.00 | Register after October 2 - $180.00

Headnshot of Eric Strom About Our Presenter

Eric Ström is an attorney and Licensed Mental Health Counselor. As an attorney, Eric provides legal counsel, consultation, and guidance to mental health professionals. Eric’s counselling practice is focused on providing counseling services to combat veterans as well as providing supervision and consultation to other clinicians.  Eric currently serves on the American Mental Health Counselors Association Ethics Committee, and is the ethics advisor for the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association.  Eric teaches a range of courses in counseling and professional ethics at a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs (including Antioch University). Read more about Eric at: http://strom-consulting.com/aboutme.html

Course Requirements 

All participants are expected to attend the full course in order to receive credit. Participants are required to sign in online at the beginning and conclusion of the course and participate fully in the Q&A, directly following the learning activities. 

Continuing Education Credits

Workshops offered by Antioch University Seattle are recognized as continuing education activities under the rules adopted by the Washington State Examining Board of Psychology ( WAC 246-924-240) and the Licensed Counselors Advisory Committee (WAC 246-809-620).

Outside of Washington State - CE credit policy can vary from state to state. Participants licensed outside of Washington state should check with their state licensing board and/or professional affiliation boards to determine if this workshop qualifies for CE credit. 

Cancellation and Refund Policies

Requests for cancellations and requests to withdraw from the course received in writing by noon (12:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time) on September 20 will be eligible for a full refund. Requests made by noon (12:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time) on September 30, 2020 are eligible for a partial refund totaling $50 USD. Requests made after September 30, 2020 are not eligible for a refund or any portion of a refund.

Cancellation and refund requests should be made in writing to Ingrid Ingerson, Director of Continuing Education and Community Partnerships, Antioch University Seattle: iingerson@antioch.edu.