Ethics - Making Difficult Ethical Decisions In Social Work -- Practical Strategies in Challenging Circumstances
Thursday, March 8, 2007
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Credit Hours: 2 CEU(s)
• Frederic Reamer, PhD
• Dawn Hobdy, MSW, LICSW
This teleconference will provide participants with an overview and in-depth examination of compelling ethical challenges in social work. The teleconference will explore difficult ethics cases and practical strategies designed to protect clients and practitioners. The presentation will include a series of difficult ethics cases involving conflicting professional duties and discussion of practical steps that social workers can take to manage ethical issues skillfully. Key topics will include boundary issues, dual relationships, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, privileged communication, and practitioners’ use of controversial interventions. The teleconference will examine the relevance of ethical standards in social work; statutes, regulations, and case law; supervision; and consultation. The teleconference will focus especially on complex documentation issues. The presenter will make extensive use of case material.
NOTE: This course may not meet the Ethics requirement in your state, but may be accepted for general CE credit. Please check with your state licensing board.