Cornerstone Counseling Center, LLC


 2102 Franklin Street

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Phone: (256) 519-9000

Fax: (256) 519-9002




June 23, 2017


Part 1- Ethics: Working with Children and Teens (3.0 hours)

Part 2- Ethics: Now and Then (3.0 hours)


 Attend 1 Segment or Both

8:30 am - 11:45 pm (Part 1)

12:45 pm - 4:00 pm (Part 2)


Check-In begins 30 mintues prior to the start of each training



Presenter: Part 1-Jorge Lima, M.S., LPC

Part 2-Jed Murphree, M.S., LPC


Location: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 200 Longwood Dr SE Huntsville, AL 35801 (entrance in rear)


Description (Part 1): This three hour CEU ethics class will explore ethics in the work with children and teens. Struggles, challenges, gray areas, mandated reporting, and how confidentiality is influenced by age, issue and counseling environment will be explored. Hot Topic subjects will be explored as well as social media.


Description (Part 2): This three hour CEU ethics class will explore two classic psychology experiments and compare and contrast current standards to those of our past. Starting the Milgran Obedience Study from 1963, this course will provide a refresher into the historical significance of the experiment, how the experiment was conducted and to look carefully at the ethical ramifications, then and now.  The second experiment, the Zimbardo Prison Study from 1975, will be used to further demonstrate the differences in ethics now and then, along with careful consideration applied to the concepts of do no harm and personal agency.



Learning Objectives Part 1 Include:

Overview of ethics consideration when working with Children & Teens using Kitchener’s (1984) five moral principles (autonomy, justice, beneficence, nonmaleficence, & fidelity). 

Identify ethical dilemmas for utilizing social media in counseling children and teenagers and practical application for utilizing social media with service.

Discuss ethical issues regarding Hot Topic subjects in counseling with children (i.e. breaking confidentiality, consent, referrals). 


Learning Objectives Part 2 Include:

Brief review of ethical considerations for experiments and experiment creation/development.

Review of two classic psychological experiments to compare and contrast past ethical standards with our current model and practice. 

Develop improved critical thinking in regards to ethical concepts of non-maleficence and individual autonomy and personal agency.



Cost: $35 for each 3.0 hour Segment- Early-bird (by 6/16/2017)

          $50 for each 3.0 hour Segment- Regular (through 6/22/2017)

          $65 for each 3.0 hour Segment-  Late/On-Site





Cornerstone Counseling Center, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6834. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Cornerstone Counseling Center, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


Cornerstone Counseling Center, LLC has been approved by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners, #0575.



Refund and Cancellation Policy:

Refunds are granted, less a $25 administrative fee, for those requests received in writing by email within two weeks of the seminar. Email requests to No refunds will be given if received less than two weeks from the seminar. If a person fails to attend the seminar and fails to contact us prior to the seminar about a cancellation, no refunds will be issued nor applied to a future seminar. If Cornerstone Counseling Center, LLC cancels any seminars, a full refund will be given. Cornerstone Counseling Center, LLC reserves the right to cancel any seminars due to low enrollment, weather, or other unforeseen circumstances. By enrolling in a seminar, you agree to and will adhere to this policy.



























About the Presenters:

Jorge Lima, M.S., LPC: Jorge is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Alabama. He has experience working with individuals from across the life span and with a variety of populations.  He utilizes an integrative counseling approach for individuals/groups who are working through life struggles such as depression, anxiety, abuse, adjustment difficulties, loss/grief, crisis prevention/intervention, trauma, domestic violence intervention,  as well as other concerns. He is currently working as a counselor for Alabama A&M University.


Jed Murphree, M.S., LPC: Jed’s non-traditional academic path and eclectic work history has helped temper and hone his skills as a Licensed Professional Counselor. His undergraduate degree in Adventure Education/Wilderness Leadership from Prescott College in Arizona led to his instructing back-country travel and mountaineering courses for the Colorado Outward Bound School, Alaska Pacific University and the Santa Fe Mountain Center. He returned to the Huntsville, Alabama area and completed his Master’s degree in 2006 in Counseling Psychology. Jed then spent six years providing therapy services in different capacities for Mountain Lakes Behavioral Healthcare operating in Marshall and Jackson counties. Licensed since 2011, he owns his own private practice and contracts to provide trainings on various topics. Jed has worked with both adults and adolescents learning to cope with a wide variety of mental and emotional challenges, including sex addictions, and has found a niche counseling those considered resistant to change or in need of something in addition to cognitive behavioral therapies.




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