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Professional Ethics

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MDT

| $15.00

Human service and criminal justice professionals are guided by a code of ethics that protects all stakeholders – client and practitioner. Reflecting on personal and professional boundaries regularly is shown to prevent ethical violations and provide clarity to professional practice – especially important in the human services & criminal justice field. This 3 hour presentation will describe standards of practice and provide an opportunity to apply the standards for professionals in the human services & criminal justice field including substance use disorders, mental health, peer assisted services and case management. Common problems that interfere with appropriate boundaries will be discussed.

Goal: Engage human services professional in a discussion of ethical practice to explore personal and professional boundaries.

Objectives:

  1. Identify guidelines for ethical practice to avoid boundary violations.
  2. Describe common areas that support appropriate professional boundaries.
  3. Define boundary crossings for human services & criminal justice professionals
  4. Review an ethical decision making model

8:30 Registration

            9:00 – 10:00 AM     Guidelines for protecting professional boundaries

10:00 – 10:30 AM  Supporting Professional Boundaries

         10:30 – 10:45 AM  BREAK

10:45 – 11:30 AM  Boundary Crossings

11:30 – 12:00 PM    Ethical Decision

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Kate Speck, PhD MAC, LADC

Kate has 39 years’ licensed experience in addictions with a Master of Addictions and an MA in Adult Education.  She is Senior Research Manager at the UNL Public Policy Center, and teaches graduate courses in addictions. She has a strong background in prevention and treatment settings, substance abuse prevention/intervention, addiction in families, pregnant and parenting women, and training and education. She is a member of MINT (International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers) since 2000, and has provided training and technical assistance nationally in the use of Motivational Interviewing. She is also a Master Trainer for Clinical Supervision, and Suicide Prevention. Kate is currently with the University of Nebraska, Public Policy Center as a Senior Research Manager, working in behavioral health including substance abuse, children’s infrastructure grant, disaster preparedness, gambling, pregnant and parenting women, psychological first aid, and workforce development projects.

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Date:
August 8
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$15.00
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Contact

Jessica Lecher
Phone:
3086333818
Email:
jessica.lecher@panhandlepartnership.com

Location

Harms Advanced Technology Center-WNCC
2620 College Park Road
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States
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Website:
https://www.wncc.edu/business-community-education/harms-advanced-technology-center