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Counseling and Social Services

Florida Initial Licensure for SW, MFT, MHC Laws and Rules, HIV/AIDS and Domestic Violence Bundle


Upon successful completion of this course the learner will be able to:

Florida Laws and Rules:

1. Explain the specifics of the Florida Evidence Code Chapter 90.503 as it pertains
to Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege.
2. Explain F.S. 2000, Chapter 394 as it pertains to Mental Health.
3. Explain F.S. 2000, Chapter 397 as it pertains Substance Abuse.
4. Explain F.S. 2000, Chapter 415 as it pertains to Adult Protective
5. Explain F.S. 2000, Chapter 456 as it pertains to Professional Regulations in
6. Explain F.S. 2000, Chapter 491 and Rule 64-B4 as it pertains to Florida
law and the rules of the licensing board for Clinical Counseling and
Psychotherapy Services.
7. Discuss client confidentiality, informed consent, and client rights and
their impact on services provided.


1. Explain the definition of and the difference between HIV and AIDS.
2. Explore the prevalence of this disease in the United States and the world.
3. Identify how the infection is transmitted and what takes place in the body during the HIV phase and then the AIDS phase of the illness.
4. Explain the current prevention strategies.
5. Dispel common myths associated with this illness.
6. Explore the need for treatment for HIV.
7. Explain the confidentiality issues, as well as the duty to warn.
8. Identify the legal systems in place to protect the HIV-infected individual.
9. Explore appropriate aspects of treatment with an HIV-infected client.

Domestic Violence:

1. Explain the prevalence of domestic violence.
2. Explain the definition of domestic violence.
3. Distinguish between the six types of domestic violence.
4. Discuss the dynamics of the violent relationship.
5. Demonstrate the cycle of violence.
6. Discuss how health care professionals can recognize the signs and screen for domestic violence.
7. Identify special populations and discuss associated risk factors.
8. Discuss the impact of domestic violence.
9. Identify legal and social resources available.