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Date(s) - 05/14/2021
9:30 am - 10:30 am


The current public health emergency has sent unprecedented numbers of healthcare providers and clients online. We are now beginning to see in-person health care services again becoming a feasible alternative for some clinicians and clients.

This 1 hour law & ethics live webinar is designed to discuss the legal and ethical considerations for returning to in-person clinical work. In this seminar we will discuss current and evolving Washington State regulations, Federal laws, and professional ethics codes standards of care. Participants will gain an understanding of how to mindfully and strategically transition back to in-personal clinical practice.

After registering you will receive an email from us about how to view the live webinar on May 14th.  If you do not see an email from us check your junk or spam folders. Make sure you have confirmed you have all the information you need to join the webinar PRIOR to May 14th.

Learning objectives

After this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify Washington State laws and policies regarding in-person services;
  • Construct effective strategies to implement federal guidelines for in-person services;
  • Identify processes to balance client confidentiality with protection of public health;
  • Articulate best practices regarding client, clinician, and public safety.


About the Presenter:

Eric Ström is an attorney and Licensed Mental Health Counselor. As an attorney, Eric provides legal counsel, consultation, and guidance to mental health professionals. Eric’s counselling practice is focused on providing counseling services to combat veterans and their families. Eric currently serves on the American Mental Health Counselors Association Ethics Committee, is the ethics advisor for the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association, and provides clinical consultation to the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

This course is approved for 1 CE hour in Law and Ethics for LMHC’s, LMFT’s, LCSW’s and all associate level licensees in Washington State.
Washington Mental Health Association (WMHCA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2079. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. WMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
1 NBCC clock hours will be awarded at the conclusion of the course.





Registration is now closed. Please contact with any questions or to be put on the wait list.