Medically Induced Trauma: What Social Workers Need to Know

NASW Wisconsin

Mark Wills 0 466
Noon-1 p.m. Central

The incidence of medically induced trauma has been documented, though is not always addressed in medical or therapy settings. The “lucky to be alive” approach, and concerns about liability, dismiss the reality of the estimated 20-30% of ICU patients that have PTSD.

Ethics & Diversity: Using "Intersectional Ethics" to Provide a Framework for Ethical Deliberation

NASW Minnesota

Mark Wills 0 291
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Central

In the coming years, social workers should expect to work with an increasingly diverse population. The U.S. Census Bureau projects increased diversity with respect to race and ethnicity by the year 2060. This increasing diversity is likely to be reflected in social work. Thus, accounting for diversity in our ethical practice – including our ethical deliberation processes – is paramount. Cultural values and beliefs – embedded in diversity – are undoubtedly central to our ethical social work practice.
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