Ethics in Mental Health

Course # 0186


The purpose of this course is to review common ethical issues in mental health.


Ethics in Mental Health examines some of the most common ethical issues and dilemmas involved in providing mental health services, on both an individual and societal level. The course will also describe ethical principles and skills required in the delivery of mental health services. This course applies to continuing education ethical requirements.

Learning Objectives

  1. List ethical principles in mental health services
  2. List ethical skills in mental health services
  3. List the most common ethical issues and dilemmas in serving the mentally ill patient

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Activity Professionals Administrators Certified Case Managers Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Dialysis Technicians Nurses Social Workers

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