Ethics in Primary Care and Psychology: Overlap and potential dilemmas (3 CE’s)

Presented by Cara Dalbey, Psy.D. 

October 4th,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level


Course Description and Target Audience

Participants will be educated on the American Psychological Association Ethical code, as well as other professional ethical codes, including the AMA, ANA, APharmA, etc. Potential conflicts and dilemmas will be highlighted and a specific tool to evaluate ethical concerns, disputes between ethical codes, and ways of resolving these disputes will be provided. Experiences will include didactic education, case presentations, and role-plays.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Potential risks might include any discomfort experienced by attendees in reaction to ethical dilemma case examples and role-plays.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to describe the American Psychological Association’s ethical code.
  • Participants will be able to apply an evidence-informed protocol to help resolve ethical concerns that arise in primary care.
  • Participants will be able to identify interventions to utilize within their clinics to help minimize ethical concerns.
  • Participants will be able to identify potential dilemmas that will arise working in an integrated healthcare setting.

Presenter Information

Cara Dalbey, Psy.D., is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in Washington state. She has worked as a Behavioral Health Consultant in Primary Care for 11 years. Dr. Dalbey is the Lead BHC for HealthPoint as well as the Behavioral Health faculty for the family medicine residency program. In addition, she presents annually on the topic of Ethics in PCBH to the pre-doctoral psychology students within the organization and oversees group supervision each year on the topic of ethics.

Location and Costs

$55.00 – Regular registration fee
$41.25 – Consortium Affiliate
No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at the HealthPoint Administration Office at 955 Powell Avenue SW, Renton, Washington 98057

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.