Online via Zoom
Ethics Panel: Addressing Ethical Concerns Involving Other Professionals
Thursday, June 9th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Want to learn more about scenarios in which different mental health professionals are working with the same client or family and find themselves stepping on each others’ toes? During this 1-hour webinar, a panel of experts (forensic evaluators, a family law attorney, and association ethics committee members) will present scenarios based on real cases, identify potential ethical pitfalls, and discuss how ethical codes can be applied to reduce the probability of unethical conduct.
Objective 1 - Identify and describe ethical pitfalls that may arise when multiple mental health professionals are working with the same client or family.
Objective 2 - Identify components of ethical codes that apply when multiple professionals are working with the same client or family.
Objective 3 - Apply an ethical decision-making process for addressing and revolving ethical dilemmas when multiple professionals are working with the same client or family.
About the Panelists
Dr. Tommy Black is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been in private practice since 1998. Currently he serves as a member of the Georgia Composite Board for Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists. He also serves as the Chair of the Rules Committee and on the Advisory Panel for the National Board of Forensic Evaluators.
Dr. Black has extensive experience and training in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, REBT, and DBT. He works with a myriad of life issues but has particular expertise in Grief/Loss, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, Impulse Control Issues, Relationship difficulties, and Adjustment Difficulties.
Michael Holler is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Forensic Mental Health Evaluator, a Certified Child Custody Evaluator, a Qualified Parenting Coordinator, a Qualified Clinical Supervisor and a Certified Family and County Mediator. He serves as Chair of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA) Ethics Committee. Michael has a private practice in Tavernier in the Florida Keys. Michael has been working with individuals, families, couples and organizations for over 25 years. Michael is also a Neurofeedback provider. Michael has worked in inpatient psychiatric, community mental health and private practice settings; Michael has worked as an adjunct professor in psychology at Florida Keys Community College. Michael was President of the Upper Keys Interagency Council in 1997. Michael was the first Intensive Onsite Services Counselor in the State of Florida.
M. Katrina Muse, Esq., Obtained a J.D. (Juris Doctor) from University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law - 1989, being approved to Practice Law by the Florida Bar and accepted by the Supreme Court of Florida allowing for the practice of law in 1990. Admitted to the United State District of Florida in 1991. Served as Assistant State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit, in and from Putnam and Flagler Counties, starting a private legal practice in 1992. To date, I have practiced Family Law, Domestic Violence Cases, and other related family law issues, including criminal cases arising therefrom.
Dr. Norman Hoffman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and Founder and President of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators (NBFE). He is an experienced expert witness, forensic examiner, author, and jazz musician. Dr. Hoffman developed the Hoffman Organicity Test (HOT), which aids clinicians in differentiating between organic brain disorders, non-organic disorders, and psychotic disorders.
Dr. Hoffman began his work with the Devereux Foundation in 1963, specializing as a music therapist for children. In 1969, he then completed a one-year clinical internship at the Menninger Memorial Hospital in Kansas. That experience led to his first book, Hear the Music! A New Approach to Mental Health. His work in the field of organic brain damage led to The Hoffman Organicity Test.
From the time of his work at the Hazleton/Nanticoke MH/MR Center in Pennsylvania, in 1976, Dr. Hoffman assisted in the development, training and of child custody evaluations between the mental health center and the Luzerne/Wyoming County Circuit Court. He is an expert witness in the field of forensic mental health evaluations, child custody disputes, and competency assessments throughout the United States. Dr. Norm is a qualified and approved Parenting Coordinator as well as a former Florida Family Law Supreme Court Mediator.
Dr. Aaron Norton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy serving as Executive Director of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators, Adjunct Instructor at the University of South Florida, Southern Regional Director for the American Mental Health Counselors Association, and President of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association. He is the Chair of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association's Government Relations Committee, and he serves as the Liaison between the American Mental Health Counselors Association's Ethics Committee and Board of Directors.
He has nearly 20 years of clinical and forensic experience at Integrity Counseling, Inc., was awarded Mental Health Counselor of the Year by the American Mental Health Counselors Association and Counselor Educator of the Year by the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association in 2016, Researcher of the Year by Florida Mental Health Counselors Association in 2020, and has been published in several social science journals and professional magazines in clinical mental health counseling.
- $15 for NBFE members (i.e., CFMHEs and CFMHE applicants/candidates) and, for members of our partnering organizations (see Professional Partners for current listing)
- $25 for non-members
Continuing Education Information
The National Board of Forensic Evaluators (NBFE) has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6189. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NBFE is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
This webinar has been approved for 1.0 general contact hour(s) with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, & Mental Health Counseling, and the Florida Board of Psychology, CE Broker Tracking #20-913877 (CE Broker Provider #50-15823
NBFE is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NBFE maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NBFE is recognized and endorsed by the American Mental Health Counselors Association.
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