Event date: 9/22/2021 Export event
Mark Wills
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Ethics Institute with Dr. Fred Reamer, “Social Work in the Digital Age: Telehealth, Ethics and Risk Management Challenges”

NASW New Jersey

6-8 p.m.

This webinar will explore cutting-edge ethical issues arising out of social workers' growing use of digital technology, electronic interventions, and online social media to deliver services, communicate with clients, and search online for information about clients. The workshop will focus on key ethical challenges related to privacy, confidentiality, privileged communication, informed consent, boundaries, and nontraditional interventions, among others. Dr. Reamer will review state-of-the-art ethical, regulatory, and practice standards and guidelines. He will discuss practical strategies to protect clients and prevent ethics complaints and litigation, including challenges associated with social workers' decisions about returning to in-person service delivery.

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Identify ethical dilemmas related to social workers' use of electronic interventions and electronic communications, digital technology, and social media
  • Apply ethical decision-making frameworks and protocols
  • Apply relevant ethical and practice standards
  • Identify ethical issues that pose malpractice and liability risks
  • Design strategies to protect clients and prevent ethics complaints and lawsuits
Register for Ethics Institute with Dr. Fred Reamer, "Social Work in the Digital Age"

 
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