Ethics and Supervision - Dual Relationships (3CE)

Total Hours: 3

No Book to Buy - Online Text

Unlimited Test Retakes

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Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.

Course Requirements:

1. Course Reading,

2. Online PostTest

3. Course Evaluation.

After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.

Course Level: Intermediate

Course DescriptionDual relationships, wherein a mental health professional assumes multiple roles with a client, can present complex ethical dilemmas and challenges. This online continuing education course is designed to equip mental health professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize, navigate, and ethically manage dual relationships in clinical practice.


  1. Explore the ethical principles and guidelines governing dual relationships, including those outlined by professional organizations and licensing boards.
  2. Identify common types of dual relationships and their potential impact on therapeutic dynamics and client outcomes.
  3. Examine the factors contributing to boundary crossings and violations in clinical practice.
  4. Develop strategies for establishing and maintaining appropriate boundaries with clients to minimize the risk of dual relationship complications.