In this experiential workshop, participants will review ethical theories and models of ethical decision-making relevant to play therapy applications. Special emphasis will be placed on developing professionals’ understanding of decision-making processes used in arriving at ethical courses of action in four primary areas of emphasis in professional ethics codes and the APT Practice Guidelines. These areas include: a) informed consent, b) confidentiality, c) competence and d) multiple relationships. Using case studies and vignettes, professionals will be invited to consider what might be the best course of action in a variety of play therapy scenarios presenting ethical dilemmas.
The Play Therapy Training Institute Proudly Presents: Ethical Decision-Making in Play Therapy: Models and Applications
Presented by: Jeff S. Ashby, Ph.D., ABPP
This workshop offers 6 Continuing Education credits!
Date: Friday, Feb. 14, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
|***Georgia State Faculty/Staff||$50|
|****Continuing Education (optional)||$25|
*Please provide the year you graduated and Panther Card ID #.
**Current students must complete and send the Application for Student Discount Rate to qualify for the reduced fee.
*** Please provide your title, department and Panther Card ID#.
**** If you are participating in the workshop to earn credits for professional license renewal or RPT/RPTS credentialing (initial or renewal), you must include the continuing education credit fee in your payment.
Jeff Ashby, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State. He is the former director of Georgia State’s counseling psychology doctoral program, a licensed psychologist, a diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology and a registered play therapist supervisor. Ashby has taught ethics at the graduate level for over 20 years and has served as member of the Ethics Committee of the Georgia Psychological Association, chair of the Ethics Committee of the International Association of Play Therapy and as an ethics content expert with the State of Georgia Psychology board. He has made over 100 presentations at professional conferences and authored/co-authored more than 100 articles in refereed journals, numerous book chapters and two books.
Following the training, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the assumptions and theories behind ethical decision making models
2. Identify and explain a practical model for ethical decision-making in play therapy
3. Explain how ethical decision-making models can apply to issues of informed consent in play therapy, and give 2 examples
4. Explain how ethical decision-making models can apply to issues of competence in play therapy, and give 2 examples
5. Explain how ethical decision-making models can apply to issues of confidentiality in play therapy, and give 2 examples
6. Explain how ethical decision-making models can apply to issues of dual relationships in play therapy and give 2 examples
|7:30 – 8:30 a.m.||Registration|
|8:30 – 10 a.m.||Presentation|
|10 – 10:15 a.m.||Break|
|10:15 – 12 p.m.||Presentation|
|12 – 1 p.m.||Lunch|
|1 – 2:30 p.m.||Presentation|
|2:30 – 2:45 p.m.||Break|
|2:45 – 4:30 p.m.||Presentation|
The presentation utilizes numerous case studies of ethical dilemmas that include applications to multicultural populations. In additional, issues of diversity are discussed in the application of the codes in culturally distinct settings (e.g., differential understanding and interpretation of behaviors consistent with dual relationships).
Licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, nurses, play therapists, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, child life specialists, art therapists and pastoral counselors. There is no prerequisite for this workshop.
This event is applicable to professionals of all skill levels.
This program is sponsored by The Institute for Continuing Education and the Play Therapy Institute for Georgia State University. The program offers 6.00 contact hours, with full attendance required. The CE processing fee is $25.00 per person and may be paid with the registration fee or on-site. Application forms for CE credit will be available on site. CE verification is mailed to applicants approximately 30-days following receipt of completed CE paperwork. For questions regarding continuing education, the program, faculty, learning objectives, please contact The Institute at: 800-557-1950 or through [email protected].
Note: It is the responsibility of attendees to determine if CE credit offered by The Institute for Continuing Education meets the regulations of their licensing/certification board.
Note: To receive continuing education credit, attendees must complete all CE paperwork, sign in/out at designated locations and submit an evaluation of the program.
- Psychology: The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- Counseling: For Counselors seeking credit, the Institute for Continuing Education will submit a co sponsorship application to NBCC for this event. This website will be updated with approval authorization.
- Marriage/Family Therapy: The Institute for Continuing Education is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Health, Division of Counseling, Marriage/Family Therapy, Social Work, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2021.
- Social Work: Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. This website will be updated with approval authorization.
- Nursing: The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California Board of Nursing, Provider CEP 12646. Nurses should contact their state board to determine if credit issued through an approved provider of the CA Board of Nursing is acceptable for credit by their state board.
- Play Therapy: The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Provider 98-040.
Notice of Events Not Offered for Continuing Education Credit
No additional events will be offered.
Cancellations must be received in writing seven days prior to the conference to receive a refund and are subject to a $25 processing fee.
Accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations please contact Katie Lowry (404-413-8012) at least two weeks before the conference date so arrangements can be made.
Department of Counseling & Psychological Services
College of Education & Human Development
Georgia State University
30 Pryor Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30303