Mental Health Ethics in Professional Practice for Counselors



Presented and developed by Richard Stride, Psy.D, LPC, LMHC


6 Law and Ethics CEs

This workshop will familiarize the attendee with codes of ethics. We will discuss the standards and codes of conduct for ethical decision making. Material is presented in a fun, lively and respectful learning environment. We will also have group discussions and interaction concerning tough ethical dilemmas. You will have a good working understanding of the ethical standards and their application in real life counseling scenarios.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Discuss the most common ethical errors counselors make.
  • Evaluate ways of resolving ethical issues.
  • Understand how ethical standards are applied in real life counseling scenarios.
Meets the Ethical requirement for relicensure.



Continuing Education (CE) Information


6 CEs

6 Law and Ethics CEs

Cascadia Training is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.  The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Cascadia is also approved by the Washington State Office of Public Instruction as a "Washington State approved clock hour offering workshop."




Richard J. Stride, Psy.D, LPC, LMHC


Richard J. Stride, Psy.D, LPC, LMHC, has been in the counseling & forensic mental health field since 1990. He is currently the Clinical and Internal Operations Director at Catholic Family & Child Services in Wenatchee, WA.  He has been with Catholic Family & Child Services since 2003.

Dr. Stride licensed in mental health both in Washington state and Colorado as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor, respectively. He is an NCP, as well as a Board Certified Psychotherapist by the North American Association of Masters in Psychology Professional Psychologist Certification Board (PPCB), and in addition is certified by the National Board of Forensic Evaluators (NBFE), as a Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator and a Certified Child Custody Evaluator.

Dr. Stride has taught psychology courses at the college level and conducts workshops on ethics, professional practice, mental health forensic services and working with the legal system. His expertise is sought by attorneys and courts for consultation in legal cases and forensic services.  He has also consulted with private and non-profit agencies concerning community mental health practice and procedures. 

For more information about Dr. Stride: www.drrichardstride.com 




Upcoming Dates and Registration


Date: Friday, May 9th, 2014
Time: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Note: Be sure to park in the SOUTH parking lot and enter through the SOUTH entrance.

Cost: $155.00 USD

Campus: Shoreline Center , Shoreline, WA
Room:     Alumni Room-South end
Map:       Directions to our campus location.
Date: Friday, June 27th, 2014
Time: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Note: Free parking

Cost: $155.00 USD

Campus: Red Lion Hotel, Olympia, Olympia, WA
Room:     Capitol Room
Map:       Directions to our campus location.
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