Social Work Boundaries & Ethics Training Workshop

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Social Work Boundaries & Ethics Training Workshop

May 22, 2014

Hyland 2200: 9:00am - 1:00 pm


Participants will learn the importance of social work ethics and boundaries in professional practice. In addition, participants will learn about State of Wisconsin Statutes that underlie social work certification. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) & Code of Ethics will be reviewed. Course materials will be applied using a variety of case studies and interactive discussions.

Topics to be covered:

  1. NASW Code of Ethics
  2. State of Wisconsin Chapter MPSW 20 (Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling & Social Worker)
  3. State of Wisconsin Mandatory Reporting Laws
  4. Social Work Boundaries & Ethics

Continuing Education Hours: This program fulfills the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services social work requirement for 4 hours of Boundaries and Ethics training.

About Workshop Facilitators

Deanna Guthrie, Ph.d., LCSW

Deanna Guthrie, Ph.D., LCSW is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Dr. Guthrie has 7 years of clinical social work practice experience with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, and couples therapy. Additionally, she coordinated a generalist practice internship program training students to provide financial case management services to clients. Dr. Guthrie's research interests include strengths based research with disadvantaged populations and effective programming for youth. Specifically, she has looked at the development of hope in youth living in urban environments and how social workers can help develop and sustain hope in youth to help them achieve their goals for the future. Prior to coming to UW-Whitewater, Dr. Guthrie worked at Loyola University Chicago where she taught classes in Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Psychopathology, and Clinical Social Work Practice with Children. Additionally, she was Director of the Empowering Counseling Program, an internship program training students to provide play therapy to youth experiencing complex trauma.

Jeannine M. Rowe, Ph.D., MSW, C-APSW

Jeannine M. Rowe, PhD, MSW, C-APSW is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Dr. Rowe is a State of Wisconsin Certified Advance Practice Social Worker. She has over a decade of practice experience working primarily with juveniles involved in the criminal justice system and with older adults and their family caregivers. Before joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, she worked on an applied research team that conducted extensive research on family caregiving and examined the contribution of social work within geriatric service delivery systems. Dr. Rowe is a contributing author of the Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral (TCARE®) protocol, a care management process designed to support care managers who serve family caregivers. She has published a handful of articles and book chapters on family caregiving and social work skills. She assists community organizations with program evaluation and implementation of new, innovative social work practices. Dr. Rowe is passionate about animals in social work, and in her spare time conducts pet therapy groups.