This presentation is self-paced and designed to review clinical practices that involve the ethics and responsibilities of clinicians. An overview of the content is as follows: Ethical Code of Conduct for psychologists by the APA. The 5 General Principles. Potential and common ethical violations. Avoiding ethical pitfalls. Ethical responsibility. Resolving ethical issues.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical responsibility held by a mental health professional

  • Assess the risks and legal processes of ethical misconduct

  • Explain the General Principles of code of ethics

  • Demonstrate competence of the General Principles through understanding case study examples

  • Describe ethical issues

  • Explain how to resolve ethical issues

  • Explain the ethical decision making process

  • Describe a psychologist’s or mental health professional’s ethical responsibilities


Educational Director & CEO at InMindOut

Dr. Heather Ingram

Dr. Heather Ingram, originally from Chicago, obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Argosy University in Schaumburg, Illinois. At Argosy, Dr. Ingram obtained a specialization in child and family interventions. Throughout her training, Dr. Ingram worked in a variety of settings around Chicago including Elgin Mental Health Center on the Unfit to Stand Trial Unit, Bridge View-Challenger Therapeutic Day School, Women In Need Growing Stronger domestic violence shelter, and Gateway Foundation residential substance abuse treatment center. During her work in Boston, Dr. Ingram worked at Walden Behavioral Care eating disorder clinic, where she worked in inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient levels of care. Dr. Ingram has training and experience working with a range of mental health concerns including eating disorders, trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance abuse, and domestic violence. In 2013, Dr. Ingram moved to Texas to continue working with clients affected by mental illness and their families by founding InMindOut Emotional Wellness Center. In 2017, Dr. Ingram founded Orion Mental Health Services, Inc., a nonprofit organization designed to offer reduced cost neurofeedback services to clients in need. Currently, Dr. Ingram is a psychologist and biofeedback practitioner at InMindOut and adjunct professor at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. She is also board certified in Biofeedback and teaches a Biofeedback certification course annually in Chicago and Texas. She is the Educational Director of the InMindOut biofeedback, neurofeedback, and qEEG board approved certificate courses.