Continuing Education Series
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Managing Ethical Issues and Dilemmas in Social Work, Counseling and Chemical Dependency Counseling
February 8, 2013 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
BGSU at Levis Commons, 1655 N. Wilkinson Way, Perrysburg, Oh 43551
Shawn Dowling, MSW, LISW-S, ACSW, LICDC
Participants will increase their understanding of the evolution of ethics in social work, counseling and chemical dependency counseling. Each participant will have the opportunity to increase awareness of the interplay of personal values and professional behavior, acquire knowledge about professional, legal and ethical standards of practice and recognize ethical issues and apply ethical decision-making frameworks and protocols through critical thinking skills.
This will be provided in a classroom setting using lecture, case studies and group discussion. Resource materials used; case vignettes, web sites, and ASWB and OCDCPB code of ethics.
• To enable participants to increase their appreciation and understanding of the history and evolution of values and ethics in the profession of social work and chemical dependency counseling
• To enable participants to acquire knowledge of relevant ethics concepts and theories of ethics as it relates to social work and chemical dependency counseling
• To provide opportunities for participants to gain knowledge about professional, legal and ethical standards of practice in social work and chemical dependency counseling
• To provide opportunities for participants to increase self awareness and develop an awareness of the interplay of personal values and professional behavior in the field of social work and chemical dependency counseling
• To enable participants to increase their ability to recognize ethical issues and to apply ethical decision making framework through critical thinking skills
• Participants will identify and explain an ethical decision making process as social workers and chemical dependency counselors
• Participants will apply ethical decision making process to a moderately complex practice dilemma in social work and chemical dependency counseling
• Participants will understand the history and evolution of ethics in practice in social work and chemical dependency counseling
• Participants will understand the relationship between personal values and professional behavior through the use of decision making framework
Shawn Dowling is a License Independent Social Worker Supervisor. She has twenty years of social work experience in both private for profit and nonprofit agencies. She specializes in working with mandated populations, the homeless, women and trauma and veterans. She was recognized as Outstanding Alumna of the Year in 2005 by Eastern Michigan University and in 2007 the Ohio Department of Health honored her with a Service Award for volunteer work performed in the HIV/AIDS community in Lucas County. Ms. Dowling has provided professional trainings nationally in cognitive behavioral interventions, women and trauma, interventions with reentry adults and youth.
Ms. Dowling volunteers her time providing supervision to LSW level social workers who are working toward their independent licensure. She volunteers by performing research for small nonprofit transitional and homeless shelter providers in Toledo, Ohio to collect data on outcomes to assist in program and funding development. Ms. Dowling mentors women who are returning to Toledo, Ohio upon release from Marysville prison.
Continuing Education: 3.0 hours are approved for social workers (RSX108808) counselors (RCX020601), chemical dependency professionals (13-067-CSP), and nursing home administrators (049-C-13). This workshop may be used to fulfill the ethics requirement for social workers and counselors.
$55 BGSU Alum Cost: $50
Substitutions are preferred. You may send someone to attend the workshop in your place if you notify our registration team 24 hours in advance. You may also substitute programs 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend the workshop registered for and you wish to transfer your registration to another workshop
Levis Commons is conveniently located at Exit 2 off I-475 and St Rt 25, Perrysburg. Upon entering Levis Commons you will be on Levis Commons Boulevard. Continue on Levis Commons Boulevard until you reach the roundabout leading to the Hilton Hotel. Turn right at the first street on this roundabout and BGSU at Levis Commons will be on the right and behind the Hilton.
To register call 419-372-8181 or click the link above. For questions regarding program content or ceu status, please contact Jennifer Wagner at 419-372-7773 or firstname.lastname@example.org