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Fri, Aug 26


Synchronous, Live Online via Zoom

Moral Distress and Injury: Living Our Ethical Values

This 5 hour CEU will address challenges that clinicians confront when our values and morals conflict with business, societal and cultural demands and rules. Class is interactive and informative. Special attention given to professional wills

Registration closes on July 15
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Moral Distress and Injury: Living Our Ethical Values
Moral Distress and Injury: Living Our Ethical Values

Time & Location

Aug 26, 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:15 PM

Synchronous, Live Online via Zoom


About The Event

Clinicians face ethical decisions about care and treatment of clients daily. Insurance companies, agencies and our financial realities make demands on our time and treatment choices and/or limitations. Current events and clinical examples provide the core for ethical challenges and dilemmas that confront therapists daily. Ethical decision making models and processes will be addressed. The importance of professional will be give special attention.

Objectives: Participants will learn: 1) differences between moral injury, distress and courage; 2) two ethical decision making models; 3)  relationship between moral injury and trauma for both client and clinician; 4) NASW Code of Ethics: ethical principles and standards;  5) the relationship between moral courage and living with integrity; and 6) the importance of professional wills and components needed.



 9:00  -  9:15    Introduction and overview

 9:15   - 10:15   Definitions of Moral distress, Injury and courage

10:15  - 10:45  Ethical decision making models

10:45  - 10:55  BREAK

10:55  - 12:10   Ethical Principles and Standards in the 2021

                             NASW Code of Ethics

12:10  - 12:40   LUNCH

12:40  -   1:40   Moral injury and trauma for client and clinician

   1:40  -   2:40  Transforming moral injury into moral courage

                              through social action

  2:40  -   3:00   More ethical issues and professional wills

  3:00  -   3:15    Review and questions. Certificate guidelines.


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