A Model for Ethical Decision Making: Challenging Cases, Documenting and Risk Management

Mar 23 2012 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt
6501 North Charles Street
Towson, MD 21204

About the Conference:

This conference provides participants with an in-depth examination of compelling ethical challenges faced by behavioral and mental health professionals. Building on introductory ethics concepts, this presentation explores difficult ethics cases and practical strategies designed to protect clients and practitioners. A series of challenging ethics cases involving conflicting professional duties will be presented, followed by a discussion of conceptually based, practical ways for professionals to skillfully manage ethical dilemmas.

Key topics include boundary issues, dual relationships, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, privileged communication, informed consent, clients' rights, termination of services, and impaired professionals. The presentation also includes discussion of relevant ethical standards, statutes, regulations, case law, supervision, and consultation.

Continuing education credits were approved for social workers and are being submitted for other professional organizations. The workshop satisfies the three-hour ethics requirements for social workers.

For More Information:

For more information or to register for this conference, please download the conference brochure. A registration form is included in the brochure and can be e-mailed, mailed, or faxed to Nancy Gracie at PACT once completed.

Should you need additional information about the conference that is not provided in the brochure, please contact Linda Friend at (443) 923-2802.