2021 Fall Conference: Friday October 22 – 9AM – 4PM

Vista Ballroom at SpringHill Suites
511 Lady Street
Columbia, SC 29201

To book a room at the SpringHill Suites starting at $139/night, use this reservations link Book your group rate for SC Psychological Association or call the front desk at 803-798-2333 and mention the SC Psychological Association’s event.

Risk-Free Registration

SCPA is honoring Risk-Free Registration. This means SCPA will provide a full refund if registration is canceled prior to the start of the conference on October 22.

This conference will offer 6 hours of Ethics CE
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Understanding Legal Issues within Mental Health: A Clinical Perspective – Emily Gottfried, PhD

Education Objectives

  1. Distinguish between fact witnesses and expert witnesses.
  2. Understand the differences between a subpoena and court order and what to do when one is received.
  3. Describe ethical and other requirements regarding risk and duty to warn.
  4. Distinguish between emotional support animals and service animals.
  5. Appreciate when to consult when a patient/client reports aberrant sexual behaviors. 

Ethics and Boundaries – Jim Seckman

Education Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to identify the major approaches to ethics and primary methodological factors for ethical decision-making.
  2. Participants will be able to verbalize their personal approach to ethics and ethical decision-making and how that impacts their work as a counselor.
  3. Participants will be able to verbalize an understanding of professional boundaries and identify how boundaries are critical to an ethical counseling practice.

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