Ethical Decision Making Through Challenging Case Scenarios

Ethical Decision Making Through Challenging Case Scenarios

Barry University School of Social Work is offering a 3 hour webinar will provide a framework for ethical decision-making through the lens of several challenging case scenarios. This workshop will outline competing ethical and professional values, and how to resolve the ethical dilemmas through specific decision-making skills to determine the "right" thing to do. The workshop will allow participants to demonstrate a step-by-step process of ethical decision making related to confidentiality, mandated reporting, duty to warn, autonomy & self-determination, dual relationships, professional competence, client abandonment, social justice & access to care, starting where the client is, acceptance of diversity, beneficence and non-maleficence, and non-judgmental responding. This course meets criteria for required Ethics CEUS for FS ch. 491 licensees.

Learning Objectives: 3 hours

  1. Participants will clarify ethical obligations and apply them to case scenarios.
  2. Participants will identify common ethical dilemmas when competing values requiring critical thinking and clinical judgment.
  3. Participants will demonstrate the ability to engage in a strategic decision-making process for resolving ethical dilemmas.

About the Speaker:

Jill Evenson

Jill S. Levenson, PhD, LCSW

Dr. Jill Levenson is a Professor of Social Work at Barry University in Miami, FL. She is a SAMHSA-trained trauma-informed care instructor, and Lead Coordinator for the Trauma-informed Training Initiative at Barry’s Center for Human Rights & Social Justice. She has published 5 books and over 100 articles, and is a LCSW and qualified supervisor who has provided clinical services in South Florida for over 30 years. She has provided professional development trainings in more than 20 states, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Schedule & Pricing

  • January, 15, 2021 | 1:00 - 4:30 pm
  • Webinar: $60 per person

CEU'S Available

  • 3 hrs of CEUs for LCSW, LMFT, LMHC