– Assignment: Examine Specific Laws For Licensed Mental Health Professionals

Warm-Up Activity 3.1: Review APA Code of Ethics

This week, review Standard 2: Competence of the APA Code of Ethics, located under your weekly resources.

Assignment

In addition to the APA code of ethics, you are also obligated to follow specific laws in your state. For this task, develop a chart that summarizes the specific laws for licensed mental health professionals in your state concerning the following:

  • Abuse Reporting
  • Duty to Protect
  • Unlawful Therapies
  • Licensure Laws
  • Romantic Relationships with students, supervisees and former clients
  • Reporting of Ethical Violations

Length: 2 to 3-page chart