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Competency Initiatives in Professional Psychology. 'Mortal Kombat' Movie Oral History: The Untold Story - Hollywood Reporter. Video game movies may be a risky proposition today, but in 1995 they were seen as hopeless.

'Mortal Kombat' Movie Oral History: The Untold Story - Hollywood Reporter

Super Mario Bros. (1993) and Double Dragon (1994) were total bombs — despised by critics and fans alike. The campy Street Fighter (1994) fared better financially but was still years away from earning a cult following on home video. So it was against all odds when Mortal Kombat hit No. 1 in theaters 20 years ago on Aug. 18, 1995. The film grossed $122 million worldwide and broke the video game curse as the first adaptation embraced by fans.

Mortal Kombat endured expensive reshoots, broken ribs and screaming executives during its journey from arcade to screen. Health Law Brings Changes In How Therapists Do Business. In the corporate world of American health care, with its consolidating hospital chains and doctors’ groups, psychologists and other mental health therapists are still mostly Mom-and-Pop shops; they’ve built solo practices, hanging their own shingles, not unlike Lucy in the Peanuts gang: “Psychiatric Help 5¢, The Doctor Is In.”

Health Law Brings Changes In How Therapists Do Business

But that business model is shifting from solo practices toward large medical groups, say mental health experts. The shift is propelled by the Affordable Care Act, which mandates mental health benefits in insurance coverage, and the 2008 mental health parity law, which requires private and public insurers to cover mental health needs just as they do medical conditions by charging similar co-pays, for example. Ruined Careers, Damaged Lives: Sex Between Therapist And Patient Can Be Devastating.

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Ruined Careers, Damaged Lives: Sex Between Therapist And Patient Can Be Devastating

Therapist meets patient. Hours of shared intimacies spin away. Eyes lock. Then limbs. Love matches made Hollywood-style - from "Spellbound" to "The Prince of Tides" - without pain, without exploitation. Sexual Misconduct By Professionals. Sexual Misconduct By Professionals: Some Historical Perspectives Gary R.

Sexual Misconduct By Professionals

Schoener. Oprah, Carl Jung, and a Remarkable Essay about Sex and Death. Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients. Abbott, D., & Burns, J. (2007).

Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients

What’s love got to do with it? : Experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people with intellectual disabilities in the United Kingdom and views of the staff who support them. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 4(1), 27-39. ACLU Lesbian and Gay Rights Project. (2002). Too high a price: The case against restricting gay parenting. How to Offer a financial break. Since September, psychologist Nancy Molitor, PhD, of Wilmette, Ill., has seen an increase in the number of patients who are anxious about their ability to pay for her services.

How to Offer a financial break

"People want to cut deals," she says. "More are paying for sessions with their credit cards, and some can't even do that. Ethical%20decision%20making%20(Corey%20et%20al).pdf. Si10_1399_presentation.pdf. Amish Needs and Mental Health Care. Grieving Amish Turn to Mental Health Counselors. Ethics & American Psychological Association. Kenneth S.

Ethics & American Psychological Association

Pope Valerie A. Vetter ABSTRACT: A random sample of 1,319 members of the American Psychological Association (APA) were asked to describe incidents that they found ethically challenging or troubling. Responses from 679 psychologists described 703 incidents in 23 categories. This process of gathering critical incidents from the general membership, pioneered by those who developed APA's original code of ethics, may be useful in considering possible revisions of the code and preserving APA's unique approach to identifying ethical principles that address realistically the emerging dilemmas that the diverse membership confronts in the day-to-day work of psychology. National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology - Continuing Education Website.

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National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology - Continuing Education Website

One CE Credit/Hour in Ethics Informed Consent to Psychotherapy and the American Psychological Association's Ethics Code by Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D. and Matthew Oransky Learning Objectives Become familiar with the three basic guidelines for informed consent Understand the key components of informed consent within real-world psychotherapy scenarios Informed consent is often seen as the primary means of respecting client personhood and protecting the self-determination rights of those with whom psychotherapists work. For centuries the responsible practice of healthcare followed the Hippocratic Oath’s paternalistic emphasis on protecting the patient from harm.

ORG6520: Professional Ethics Standards of Practice & Law (124500GA)

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Informed Consent in Psychotherapy. Stoudemire A: Clinical Psychiatry for Medical Students, 3rd ed.

Informed Consent in Psychotherapy

Philadelphia, JB Lippincott, 1998. Bartering in Psychotherapy and Counseling by Ofer Zur, PhD., offered by Zur Institute for Psychologists, MFTs, SWs and Counselors. Warning & Disclaimer: The ideas expressed in this chapter may be challenging and upsetting, as they may confront some of the dogmas of psychotherapy.

Bartering in Psychotherapy and Counseling by Ofer Zur, PhD., offered by Zur Institute for Psychologists, MFTs, SWs and Counselors

It will also challenge the psychotherapeutic community who, like most attorneys, are focused on risk management rather than clients' care and integrity of treatment. Risks of Counseling. "Recovery is learning to function in relationships. " Talking with someone to better ourselves may seem harmless. Just the thought of risks may seem ridiculous?!

It’s not. Counseling is a different risk than we’re used to encountering. Did you ever: