Ethical Decision Making Workshop:
Ethics and Boundaries for Social Work Supervisors
January 11, 2013 - 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m. - UC Room 259 - Cost: $20.00 (Lunch included)
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The UW-Whitewater Department of Social Work is pleased to announce that they will be presenting and partially underwriting the cost of “Ethics and Boundaries” workshop for our Field Supervisors. This workshop is designed to help our Field Supervisors deal with ethical dilemmas that they may encounter. It will also assist them in dealing with concerns that the interns may have as well as issues regarding the interns themselves.
This workshop is designed to help when dealing with some common concerns including:
- Violations of confidentiality
- Violations of agency’s policy
- Misuse of equipment (personal use of computer)
- Derogatory language/offensive remarks
- Student/colleague impaired by alcohol and/or drugs
- Improper record keeping, documentation
- Sexual harassment
- Dual relationships
Michael D. Wallace, MSSW/LCSW
Academic Staff/Lecturer with 25 years of teaching experience and 32 years of practice (including clinical practice with adolescents and families, inpatient/outpatient mental health and community organizing)
Debra S. Borquist, MSSW/APSW
Social Worker, Pediatric and Child Maltreatment Prevention
UW-Health American Family Children’s Hospital
UW-Whitewater Lecturer with 11 years of teaching experience and over 19 years of experience in child welfare and adoption, children’s mental health, juvenile justice and divorce mediation
- Welcome and Brief Introductions of Facilitators and Workshop Participants
- NASW Code of Ethics and Implications for Social Work Field Supervisors, Laws and Ethics, MPSW 20 Code of Conduct, Mandatory Reporting Laws
- Overview of the NASW Code of Ethics, (1999 and Updated 2008) Structure, Six Purposes, Six Core Values
- Ethical Responsibilities to Clients, Colleagues, in Practice Settings, as Professionals, to the Profession, to the Broader Society– and it’s Relationship to Working with Field Students (Issues with Clients and with Student Concerns)
- Lunch from 12:00-1:15p.m.
- Foundation for Boundaries and Ethical Decision Making, Models and Framework
- Practice Behaviors, Case Study Analysis and Small Group Activities and iscussion
- Wrap up by 4:00p.m.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.
If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.
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