It is very common for anyone working in the helping profession to encounter ethical dilemmas. Ethics are at the heart of competent and effective practice for anyone in the helping field. This workshop is designed to give individuals and organizations an opportunity to review common principles and standards for ethical practice that are relevant for their settings. Participants will practice using an ethical decision-making process to work through common areas of ethical concerns and leave with a stronger awareness of their own ethical base.
Credit Hours (CEU)
At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:
- Define the concept of ethics and how it applies within the helping profession
- Describe the common values and principles that guide codes of ethics in helping professions
- Identify steps in a process for ethical decision-making
- Describe ethical considerations for boundaries and cultural competence in the workplace
Some of the Topics Reviewed
- Boundaries and Ethics
- What’s Involved with Building Ethical Competence
- Common Principles in Helping Professions
- An Ethical Decision-Making Process
- Common Standards of Practice
- Confidentiality and Limits to Confidentiality
- Helper and Client Boundaries
- Cultural and Diversity Competence
- Ethical Technology
About this Workshop
ABOUT THE TRAINER
Mike Labun, BA
Mike teachers CTRI workshops in the areas of violence prevention, restorative justice, and conflict resolution. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Certificate in Conflict Resolution, and has over twenty years of experience as a leader in the conflict resolution and violence prevention field. He believes that learning is a life-long endeavor and that the process of development should be enjoyable and motivating. As a facilitator, Mike uses his experiences working in a manufacturing environment, inner-city drop-in, boys camp, and as a mediator to illustrate the material. He has an interactive and engaging style that easily motivates participants to incorporate workshop material into their own environments.
This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, counselors, social workers, and school personnel.