Nine Ethical Pitfalls in Clinical Practice

(5 CE Hours)

This workshop will look at the Code of Ethics for each of the organizations listed above and what they expect clinicians to follow to be in compliance.  The Ga. Composite Board requires clinicans to complete 5 CE's in ethics every two years.

  • Understand the various codes utilized by the governing bodies for counselors, especially the changes that have occurred in recent years.

    • ACA, AMHCA, NBCC, NASW, and Georgia Composite Board

  • Reviewing the Top 9 Clinical Pitfalls in Ethics

  • Understanding the impact of social media and technology as it relates to interaction with clients.

  • Identify the clinician’s responsibility relating to mental health issues and the duty to warn in Georgia.

  • Understand common ethical dilemmas and legal issues affecting counselors.

Ethics and Rules for Supervision

(6 CE Hours)

Supervisors have specific rules and ethics for supervision they must follow to be in compliance with the Ga. Composite Board, ACA, AMHCA, and NBCC.

  • Review of the ethical codes of ACA, AMHCA, NBCC, CPCS, and the Georgia Composite Board with regard to supervision.

  • Impact of recent/future rule and regulatory changes in Georgia (telemental health, 1013 privileges, diagnosis, and shifting requirements for credentialing).

  • Addressing the liability risks of not being compliant with the codes as it relates to direct and vicarious liability.

  • Exploration of applicable laws and legal cases that impact the supervisory process.

  • Changes effective October 1, 2018 and the impact on the supervisory environment.


This workshop will explore the ethics and rules that guide supervision from a best practices approach maintaining ethical compliance.

Supervision and Ethics in A Telemental Health Environment: Adapting To Today’s Electronic Society

(3 CE Hours)

Providing supervision for clinicians utilzing electronic methods is a new arena for most supervisors.  This workshop will explore the various concerns, methods, and structure for conducting supervision in this area.

  • Research on Telemental Health (TMH)

  • Understand the "TeleMental Health" law in Georgia and how it pertains to supervisors.

  • TMH Concerns and Ethics In Supervision

  • Supervisor and Supervisee Competencies In TMH

  • TMH Communication Tiers and Comparisons

  • Establishing the Contract / Informed Consent Agreement With Supervisees


This workshop will fulfill the new GA Composite Board requirements for supervisors (Rule: 135-11-.01-b-1(i)who have supervisee's using electronic modes of therapy with clients.  This workshop will fulfill the 3 CE's required for supervisors.

* Peak Solutions, LLC is a NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #7012.  All workshop content & presenter qualifications meet or exceed the requirements set by the GA Composite Board.