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Physical Therapist

Boundary Training 116

Professional Boundaries Guided by Respect


  • Describe why the idea of professional boundaries is relevant to respect
  • Distinguish a respectful, professional approach from one based on objectivity and efficiency alone
  • Identify and discuss appropriate physical boundaries in relation to unconsented touching, sexual touching, and sexual contact
  • Describe three types of situations in which maintaining emotional boundaries are crucial to avoiding enmeshment
  • Identify clues that may alert you that your sympathy is becoming pity
  • Define overidentifcation and its negative effects
  • Describe what it means to care too much
  • List some ways that honoring professional boundaries serves the positive goals of the health professional and patient relationship

Richard Saporito, DC

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$18.00 USD

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