Ethical Considerations in Treating Adolescents: Typical Challenges Treatment Providers Face and How to Ensure You Provide the Best Possible Care

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An examination of the ethical issues and dilemmas involved in treating teens with mental health and substance use disorders. This training will take a look at the ethical guidelines, state laws, and best practices related to working with teens and how they differ from adults. An exploration of typical and common scenarios will be conducted.

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4 Contact Hours

Presenter Biography

Nikki Wetherell, LCPC, LADC, CCS, has been working with adults and adolescents since 2009. She utilizes holistic practices that include the mind-body connection, mindfulness, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and more. Nikki is passionate about social justice and environmental concerns and believes it’s important to take into account all forms of oppression and challenges and to increase awareness and understanding of these concerns.