Choosing an Evidence-Based Approach: Ethical Considerations | Webinar | 21 Aug 2020 | 12:00-15:00 (Repeat)

R420.00 incl. Vat

This is a live webinar to be hosted by Vista Academy.

Date: 21 August 2020

Time: 12:00 – 15:00

Venue: Online

Presenter: Dr Elaine Bing

HPCSA: 3 ethics CEUs (educational, counselling, clinical, industrial & research psychologists; registered counsellors; and psychometrists)
SACSSP: 2,5 CPD points

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Numerous new treatments with promises of amazing results are often circulated to mental healthcare practitioners. They all offer training and come with promises that you will “grow your practice with never-before-seen results”. Many of these approaches have no backing in research and appear to depend on tenuous, unproven theoretical claims. These approaches are often employed with inadequate informed consent being given. In this webinar, Dr Bing (who is both an esteemed psychologist and an advisor for the Discovery Advisory Panel for Psychology) will establish guidelines for choosing appropriate interventions, with regard to the ethical imperative of informed consent.
Upon completion of this seminar, delegates should be able to:
• Recognise the dangers of cognitive biases which may influence their choice of interventions,
• Recognise that an advertised approach is not necessarily a proven approach,
• Know the dangers in utilising unproven methods, and
• Evaluate whether an approach can ethically be used or not.