Module 4: Legal & Ethical Principles Regarding Technology in Professional Practice

This module describes a framework and model for making ethical decisions regarding the delivery of online services by stepping through laws and guidelines that relate to the use of technology by young people. It demonstrates the application of privacy and confidentiality laws/guidelines to the use of online services for young people, including documentation and records and professional boundaries.

Developed by one of Australia’s leading child and adolescent psychologists, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, and a team of experts, this world-first certificate is focused on how technology can be harnessed to provide best practice mental health and wellbeing care in the youth sector.

It offers an evidence-based curriculum, informed by innovative research by world-leading experts, as well as young people themselves.

Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health have partnered with the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre to deliver this online training.

The full certificate is 28 hours in length, consisting of four online modules of approximately seven hours each, plus additional reading and self-study. The cost of each module is $275 (inc GST) and the cost of the full certificate (all four modules) is $1100 (inc GST).

There are no expectations of prior learning to complete this course except the intention of working with young people (suitable for teachers, coaches, community workers, police officers etc).