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This learning activity provides information about the use of treatment plans, scope and standards of practice limitations to support evidence-based practice by reviewing case examples.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about evidence-based practice and how to integrate it into practice.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) as the acceptable standard for improving outcomes and how it can protect a counselor against litigation.
  2. Identify how treatment plans play a vital part in protecting counselors when clients take legal action against them, especially in cases of marital discord.
  3. Identify risk control strategies derived from studies of past litigation that support EBP and effective treatment plans in a counselor's practice.
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  • NBCC 1.0 CH
  • NAADAC 1.0 CH

Wolters Kluwer Health Inc./Lippincott Continuing Professional Development has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6855. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Wolters Kluwer Health Inc./Lippincott Continuing Professional Development is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer Health is a NAADAC Approved Education Provider.

Test Code: SOC1116MHC
Published: Dec 2016
Expires: 11/1/2021
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Gregory M. White, MS, LMHC, CCHP