Thursday, March 7, 2024 (12 – 3 pm ET)
Presenter: Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D.
CEs: 3 Ethics contact hours
This webinar will provide participants with in-depth discussion of complex and compelling ethical challenges in social work. Moving beyond introductory ethics concepts, the webinar will explore difficult ethics cases and practical strategies designed to protect clients and practitioners. Dr. Frederic Reamer will present a series of challenging ethics cases involving conflicting professional duties and discuss practical steps social workers can take to manage ethical issues skillfully. Key topics will include boundary issues, dual relationships, conflicts of interest, confidentiality exceptions, privileged communication, informed consent, clients’ rights, documentation challenges, termination of services, and technology use, among others. The webinar will include discussion of relevant ethical standards, statutes, regulations, case law, and national practice standards Dr. Reamer will focus especially on decision-making protocols in complex cases. The presenter will make extensive use of case material.