Boundaries in the Treatment Relationship

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

As a behavioral health professional, you may find yourself in situations where the therapeutic boundary between you and your clients is blurred, whether during the session or outside of it. In some cases, boundary crossings may strengthen the therapeutic relationship and enhance treatment effectiveness. However, overstepping the therapeutic boundary can pose a serious risk, as it can also harm the individuals you aim to help. For this reason, it is crucial that behavioral health professionals are aware of the potential risks and danger signs of these harmful boundary violations. This course explains the concept of a professional therapeutic boundary and how it differs from a personal relationship. You will learn about the ethical role of the clinical practitioner in establishing appropriate roles and boundaries, the difference between boundary crossings and boundary violations, how to appropriately use social media and other technology, and how to recognize situations with high potential for harmful boundary violations. As you master these skills, you will become more effective in maintaining an appropriate relationship between you and your clients.

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As a behavioral health professional, you may find yourself in situations where the therapeutic boundary between you and your clients is blurred, whether during the session or outside of it. In some cases, boundary crossings may strengthen the therapeutic relationship and enhance treatment effectiveness. However, overstepping the therapeutic boundary can pose a serious risk, as it can also harm the individuals you aim to help. For this reason, it is crucial that behavioral health professionals are aware of the potential risks and danger signs of these harmful boundary violations. This course explains the concept of a professional therapeutic boundary and how it differs from a personal relationship. You will learn about the ethical role of the clinical practitioner in establishing appropriate roles and boundaries, the difference between boundary crossings and boundary violations, how to appropriately use social media and other technology, and how to recognize situations with high potential for harmful boundary violations. As you master these skills, you will become more effective in maintaining an appropriate relationship between you and your clients.

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