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Ethical & Moral Junctions in Behavioral Healthcare: Beyond the Standard ‘Clinical-Ethical-Legal’

Ethical & Moral Junctions in Behavioral Healthcare: Beyond the Standard ‘Clinical-Ethical-Legal’
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Live Online Webinar


This course is a live, interactive webinar held on Friday, July 21, 2023 from 12-1pm Eastern Daylight Time.

Registration closes at midnight (EDT) the day before the event


Ethical & Moral Junctions in Behavioral Healthcare: Beyond the Standard ‘Clinical-Ethical-Legal’

This is a unique and first-of-its-kind presentation that expands the meaning of ethics in psychology and psychotherapy  beyond “codes of ethics” and clearly differentiates it from “risk management”. It will tie it to the heart of ethics, which differentiates right vs. wrong and good vs. bad.  

This one hour course will identify 9 ethical-moral junctions that mental health practitioners may face in their line of work.  Each of the topics will include a short presentation that helps participants understand the complexities involved in each junction.

The 9 junctions include:

  • Recommending illegal potencially helpful psychedelics to pts?
  • Execution of death-row inmates?
  • Increase the chance of clients’ deaths?
  • Complying with mandatory reporting can result in more result in more harm to ‘victims’?
  • Denial of lifesaving organ transplants to 'receivers'?
  • Increased prisoners' risk for abuse or death?
  • Increased probability of patients' suicides?
  • Denying peoples’ wish for 'End of Life' option?
  • Denying help for women patients seeking abortions?


By registering for this event you are agreeing to the following:

24 hour notice is required if you are not able to make it to a live event. A 10% processing fee is required for all refunds. Recordings are not provided to webinar registrants.

To test using Zoom.us/test before the event to ensure you are ready for the event.

Since this is a live interactive event it means that your interaction during the event is expected.

An evaluation must be completed within one week of the event.

Respect all other participants during the event as though you would if you were sitting with the other attendees at a conference table:

  • Dress appropriately
  • Be in a private location void of distractions
  • Do not multitask
  • Remain on mute unless you are sharing with the group


Schedule (listed in Eastern Daylight Time): 

12:00-12:45pm - presentation (without interaction)

12:45-1:00 - Interactive Q&A

Connect and Refresh Meeting

Join us immediately following the course for an optional "Connect and Refresh" 30-minute meeting to meet other course participants. Icebreakers and engaging discussion questions will be provided for breakout rooms.


Dr. Ofer Zur, Ph.D.

Ofer Zur, Ph.D., is the founder of the Zur Institute. He is a licensed psychologist, instructor, forensic and ethics consultant, and expert witness in Sebastopol, CA. His writing and teaching in the US and abroad focus on ethics, critical thinking, boundaries, dual relationships, managed-care-free private practices, victims, psychology of war, and psychology of gender. For many years he taught at graduate schools, such as the CSPP (Alameda, CA) and CIIS (San Francisco, CA). His books include Dual Relationships and Psychotherapy (2002, co-edited with Arnold Lazarus) and HIPAA Compliance Kit (2003, Revised 2016, 2018). His book, Boundaries In Psychotherapy, was published in 2007 by APA Books. His latest book (2017) is Multiple Relationships in Psychotherapy and Counseling: Unavoidable, Common and Mandatory Dual Relations in Therapy, published by Routledge.

CE Hours

0 CE hours

This course does not offer CEs, just valuable content for your practice.

How to Attend

Registration is required by midnight the day before the event begins. To attend this webinar, you are required to:

  1. login and access the direct link to the webinar through your account
  2. your attendance is marked automatically when you use the direct link and attend fully
  3. complete a post-test with a passing score of 80% or higher (which can be retaken until passed), and complete a course evaluation
  4. collect your certificate of completion on your account after steps 1-3 are completed

Directions for completing a course and collecting CEs can be found here

Enroll in the webinar by adding it to the cart and proceeding through the check out process. Create an account (or login to yours) during the checkout process.

Prepare: Download Zoom software. Participants must use a device that is connected to adequate internet speed with a camera, microphone and speakers (or headset).

Attend: At least 15 minutes before the designated start time, login to your account on the website. Go to "My Courses", click on the title of the webinar. The link for the webinar will be listed in the course content.

Attendance is recorded automatically when you use the direct link and attend the full event. Attendance is required for both days.

Closed Captions

Closed captioning is offered for participants who are hard of hearing.

During the live webinar, captions will be provided either by:

  • clicking on a button at the top left corner of your screen to view the real-time transcription, or 
  • following the link given in the chat window to access the captions. If you use the link you will have to minimize the transcription window to fill half of your screen and the minimize the Zoom window to fill the other half of your screen. You can also use two screens if you would prefer.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.

Teaching Methods

This is a live, interactive webinar

Course Policies

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

Click here to view our Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities.

This course includes closed captioning.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are offered within the first 30 days for courses which have not been completed.  There is a 10% service fee for refunds.  

Grievance Policy

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