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Law and Ethics Symposium for Mental Health Professionals

Date: 9:00am - 3:30pm PDT September 29 Location: South Chapel, Lewis & Clark Graduate School

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South Chapel, Lewis & Clark Graduate School

This symposium is designed for mental health professionals to come together in a collaborative learning opportunity to consider the merits of ethical practices.

Content is specifically designed for the LPC standard and meets Oregon and Washington state LPC and LMFT licensure requirements for ethics training.

Presenters will include Paul A. Cooney, JD, a healthcare attorney who has been in practice for nearly 20 years specializing in healthcare litigation.

Program to include:

  • New and Current OARS related to Clinical Practice for LPC and LMFT
  • Ethical Boundaries and Decision Making for Licensed Practitioners
  • Professional Self-care for Clinical Practitioners
  • Small group format for individualized discussion of clinical dilemmas and practices
  • Interactive attendee questions and discussions within presentations

Participants will engage in structured activities for focused dialogue and interactive networking to increase professional understanding of, and commitment to ethical practices. 

You will have the opportunity to engage in creative work around your awareness and intentionality in applying ethical decision-making models. These exercises will strengthen your ability to make sound choices for complex scenarios in real-life practice.

Workshop Details & Registration

Date and Time: Friday, September 29, 2017, 9 a.m-3:30 p.m.

Instructor: Margaret Eichler, PhD, LPC, NCC

Cost:  $125, includes 6 CEUs. Lewis & Clark Alumni receive 20% off.

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About the Instructor

Margaret Eichler is an adjunct professor in Lewis & Clark’s Counseling Psychology Department and has taught law and ethics. She maintains a private practice in downtown Portland, integrating creative interventions for trauma and professional renewal into her work.

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