Confidentiality in Psychotherapy: Some Basic Scenarios

Posted by Ivan Perkins, JD

December 27, 2017 at 10:48 AM

There is one overarching confidentiality rule for psychotherapists and social workers.

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Topics: Professional Development

Scope of Practice vs. Scope of Competence

Posted by Ivan Perkins, JD

December 4, 2017 at 11:59 AM

bigstock-Man-telling-therapist-his-prob-45837058.jpgWhat does your psychotherapy license allow you to do? Specifically, what can you do that an unlicensed person cannot?

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Topics: Professional Development

Answer/Rationale for FREE Practice Question on Social Media Postings

Posted by Heidi Tobe

November 21, 2017 at 12:01 PM

Yesterday we looked at the NASW Code of Ethics revisions and how they impact the topics of sexual relationships, education and training, and conflicts of interest when it comes to the use of technology. This was the final installment of our four part blog series reviewing the most substantial changes made to the NASW Code of Ethics since 1996! Did you get yesterday's practice question correct? Find out below!

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Topics: Exam Prep, LCSW Exam Prep, Social Work Exam Prep, Professional Development, LMSW Exam Prep

FREE LCSW/LMSW Practice Question and Final Code of Ethics Revision

Posted by Heidi Tobe

November 20, 2017 at 3:15 PM

Today we are wrapping up our four part blog series on the substantial revisions recently made to the NASW Code of Ethics (COE). Our previous blogs have covered the topics of privacy and confidentiality, informed consent, competence, and cultural awareness and social diversity. Today we finish the series with a discussion of the revisions and additions made to the topics of sexual relationships, education and training, and conflicts of interest-namely, how to address technology within these areas. As always, we will conclude with a FREE practice question for those of you preparing for your social work licensing exams.

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Topics: Exam Prep, LCSW Exam Prep, Social Work Exam Prep, Professional Development, LMSW Exam Prep

Answer/Rationale for FREE Practice Question on Technology

Posted by Heidi Tobe

November 14, 2017 at 9:54 AM

Yesterday we looked at the NASW Code of Ethics revisions and how they impact the topics of competence, cultural awareness and social diversity when it comes to the use of technology. This was the third of a four part blog series reviewing the most substantial changes made to the NASW Code of Ethics since 1996! Did you get yesterday's practice question correct? Find out below!

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Topics: Exam Prep, LCSW Exam Prep, Social Work Exam Prep, Professional Development, LMSW Exam Prep

Code of Ethics Revisions Part 3 and FREE Practice Question

Posted by Heidi Tobe

November 13, 2017 at 1:48 PM

Last week, we presented the second blog in a four part series on the most substantial revisions made to the NASW Code of Ethics since 1996. In our first blog we covered privacy and confidentiality and last week we explored informed consent. Today we will look at the topic of competence, cultural awareness and social diversity. Next week we will finish up the series by exploring the revisions made regarding conflicts of interest. Alongside today’s FREE practice question for those of you preparing for your social work licensing exams, we will review the major changes and additions to the Code of Ethics regarding the aforementioned areas.

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Topics: Exam Prep, LCSW Exam Prep, Social Work Exam Prep, Professional Development, LMSW Exam Prep

Informed Consent Answer and Rationale

Posted by Heidi Tobe

November 7, 2017 at 9:36 AM

Yesterday we continued our discussion on the recent revisions made to the NASW Code of Ethics, focusing this week on the topic of informed consent. This was the second of a four part blog series reviewing these changes. Did you get yesterday's practice question correct? Read the answer and rationale below to find out!

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Topics: Exam Prep, LCSW Exam Prep, Social Work Exam Prep, Professional Development, LMSW Exam Prep

Revised Code of Ethics Part 2: Informed Consent

Posted by Heidi Tobe

November 6, 2017 at 12:35 PM

Last week, we presented the first blog in a four part series on the substantial revisions made to the NASW Code of Ethics-the most substantial revision since 1996. In our last blog, we covered the topics of privacy and confidentiality. Today, we delve into the complex topic of informed consent. We will review the major changes and additions, and end with a free practice question for those of you preparing for your social work licensing exams!

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Topics: Exam Prep, LCSW Exam Prep, Social Work Exam Prep, Professional Development, LMSW Exam Prep

Answer and Rationale on FREE Code of Ethics Privacy and Technology Question

Posted by Heidi Tobe

November 2, 2017 at 11:25 AM

Yesterday we began discussing the substantial revisions made to the NASW Code of Ethics. This was part one of a four part blog series reviewing these changes. We posed the following practice question to you, and today we have the answer and rationale!

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Topics: Exam Prep, LCSW Exam Prep, Social Work Exam Prep, Professional Development, LMSW Exam Prep

Code of Ethics Revisions and FREE Practice question!

Posted by Heidi Tobe

October 31, 2017 at 12:45 PM

 

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Topics: Exam Prep, LCSW Exam Prep, Social Work Exam Prep, Professional Development, LMSW Exam Prep

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