The Ethics of a Clinical Practice in the Digital Era


The Ethics of Clinical Practice in the Digital Era

Online Workshop:

This workshop is being presented online only.  Upon registration you will receive an email with a Zoom link with a unique identifier for you to join the call.  You must be present to receive credit.

The Presenter:
 Jose Carbajal, LCSW, Ph.D.

Jose Carbajal, Ph.D., LCSW

Jose is a licensed clinical social worker. He currently teaches at Stephen F. Austin State university. He served in the U.S. Army; after his military service, Jose attended Baylor University, where he received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in social work, and a master’s degree in theological studies. He completed his Ph.D. in Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington. Jose has several published articles, a book chapter published, and he has conducted many professional presentations. Jose’s research focus is on the interventions clinicians use to treat trauma, neuroscience and social work practice, faith, and trauma, and social disparity. Dr. Carbajal has over 10 years of clinical experience, and he is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant; his clinical specialties are trauma, sexual abuse recovery, domestic violence, substance abuse, and interpersonal relationship issues.

Continuing Education

Three credit hours for Texas LPC, MFT and LCSW in Ethics.

Date and Time

This workshop well be held on Friday, May 10, 2019.

9:00 am to Noon – This is online on a Zoom conference call.

Workshop description

This workshop is designed for workers at all levels of experience and across practice settings. Technology use can facilitate communication with clients. However, technology use can become complicated with potential violations of confidentiality. In this workshop, guidelines in social media will be provided with case examples to illustrate boundary issues, dual relationships, competence, and informed consent.


Upon completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe social media
  2. Identify different technologies used in practice
  3. Explain how technology can potential risk confidentiality violations
  4. Analyze what are the implications of social media
  5. Apply guidelines to remediate potential risk factors with technology use

At the time of the workshop you will join by Zoom in real-time.

After registration you will receive an email asking you to register with the Zoom call.  From that registration you will receive a unique link into the workshop.  You must use that link to log into the workshop to receive credit.  We will resend the link 1 day prior to the workshop.