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Ethics for Clinical Social Workers

Course #: 06-1260

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description 

When clinical social workers are engaged with clients, they may face concerns related to competence, social diversity, informed consent, conflicts of interest, privacy and confidentiality, as well as other issues. Social workers should understand the history of ethical standards in the social work profession, address competency and professional integrity, and review their ethical responsibilities of practice in social work settings.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical principles, core values, and ethical standards that should be used to guide social work practice.
  2. Recognize conflicts of interest and how they may interfere with professional discretion and impartial judgment. 
  3. Examine criteria of informed consent and how to present risks and benefits of services. 
  4. Identify how to protect privacy and confidentiality and what are compelling professional reasons to disclose client information. 
  5. Examine the multi-dimensions of cultural competence.

 


Instructor Notes
The Mindful team consists of numerous behavioral health professionals with a plethora of clinical experience as well as backgrounds in higher education, including teaching at the university level. Our three consulting psychologists review the appropriate course material, based on their experience and expertise that aligns with program content, to ensure that it enhances interdisciplinary understanding and is consistent with a systematic, research-based approach to promoting continued education and for synthesizing new knowledge into the clinician’s professional environment.

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Course Date: 2021-12-16

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