AEDP REGISTRATION AND LICENSE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND PROMISE OF CONFIDENTIALITY AND RESPECT.
By completing this form you are agreeing to a limited license to use and access the above-referenced content from the AEDP Institute for your professinal training and for the training by you of other mental health professionals in a live, group setting mediated / facilitated by you, and you agree to the following terms:
This content is intended solely for the use of training licensed mental health care professionals, interns, trainees and students involved in the field of psychotherapy and similar professions. This content contains training in the theory and practice of AEDP and excerpts from or descriptions of actual clinical therapy sessions with patients, as well as descriptions of patients and their treatment. These patients have graciously and generously consented to this use of their experiences.
In return, as a professional and a mediator/facilitator of trainings of professionals, you have two important duties: Confidentiality and Respect.
CONFIDENTIALITY: By licensing and using this content, you are agreeing to keep this content confidential. You may use this content only for its intended educational and training purposes, and you agree to get written confirmation of professional status (as described in paragraph 2 above) and agreement to protect patient confidentiality from all those who participate in the live group training mediated/facilitated by you. You agree not to disclose any patient related content (stories, histories, treatment experiences, etc.) to anyone outside of the live group training and you agree to have all those who participate in the live group training agree to not disclose as well. DO NOT SHARE OR PRESENT THIS CONTENT WITHOUT THE APPROPRIATE, ADDITIONAL WRITTEN PERMISSION. If you any questions about the appropriateness of the professional setting in which you present the live group training please contact admin@AEDPInstitute.org.
RESPECT: As professionals, we share an ethic of respect for our patients and for each other. Please respect the patients and ask the participants in your live group training to respect the patients who have allowed their therapists to share this content in this way and respect the decision they have made to reveal themselves so that you and those you are training can learn how to help other patients more effectively. Therefore, even beyond any other legal obligation of confidentiality, you agree to treat this content the same way you would treat the experiences and records of your own patients. For example, do not view this content or present your live group training in a setting where any member of the general public can see or hear the content. Do not share any information about the patients depicted in this content that might lead to someone identifying these patients.
Professionals also respect the work of their colleagues. Therefore, you are agreeing not to infringe the intellectual property contained in and constituted by this content. For example, do not copy this content or share or distribute access to it in any way without appropriate written permission from the AEDP Institute.
You are also agreeing to respect the spirit in which your fellow professionals are offering this content. Psychotherapy is not an exact science, and patient responses and outcomes will always vary based on the individual and many other factors. Therefore, you are agreeing that you understand that the practices and techniques discussed in this content do not guarantee any particular patient outcome, and that the AEDP Institute and its advisors, faculty and staff (collectively, “the Institute”) are accepting no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any actions, omissions, injuries or damages by or of you or any third party. In addition, you agree that the Institute is not providing you with professional advice of any kind; does not owe you or your patients any expert, professional, heightened, special or fiduciary duty of any kind; and is not responsible for the statements or misstatements of others, intentional or otherwise.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE INSTITUTE, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WITHIN THE INSTITUTE, OR DEPICTED IN THIS CONTENT BE LIABLE IN CONTRACT, IN TORT (INCLUDING FOR ITS OWN NEGLIGENCE) OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING STRICT LIABILITY) FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES, LOSS OF USE, OR SIMILAR ECONOMIC LOSS, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, CONTENT IN, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT YOU ARE LICENSING.
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