This course identifies common social work “potholes” and how they relate to ethical dilemmas. The course also introduces the personal and professional factors involved in ethical decision-making.
Target Audience: This is course is designed for social workers at all levels of experience and licensure to explore or gain a better working knowledge of ethical decision making for social workers.
Course created on May 11, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CE/CEU Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; ASWB ACE/1.0 Ethics; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, Ethics (FL), Ethics (OH), Continuing Education By A Social Worker (SC), CE Broker #20-701281; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0; LA/1.0; MA/1.0; MD/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MN/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJ (ASWB ACE)/1.0; NM/1.0; NV/1.0; NY-Contact Hours/1.0 Self-Study; OH/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WV/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the types of ethical dilemmas experienced by social workers.
- After this course, participants will be able to determine personal and professional factors that may impact ethical choices.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the role of diversity and social justice in navigating dilemmas.
|10-15 Minutes||Code of Ethics Re-cap|
|15-30 Minutes||Ethical Dilemmas|
|30-40 Minutes||Factors that Influence Decision-Making|
|40-50 Minutes||Compassion Fatigue|
|50-55 Minutes||Strategies for being an ethical practitioner|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
DSW LICSW, LCSW-C
Dr. Michelle Gricus is a licensed clinical social worker. She completed her Bachelor of Social Work at the College of St. Benedict in Minnesota, her Master of Social Work at the University of Houston in Texas, and she earned a Doctor of Social Work (DSW) at St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Dr. Gricus is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, where she teaches courses across the social work curriculum. In addition, she has taught and trained new and experienced human service providers and is passionate about preparing professionals to provide ethical, person-centered, and culturally sensitive practice. Dr. Gricus’ research interests center around professional behavior, practice violations, and professional regulation.
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New Jersey Social Workers - Individual Course Approval
Avoiding Professional Potholes: Everyday Ethical Social Work Practice, course number 3434, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Continued Social Work as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 02/03/2021-02/02/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Ethics continuing education credits.
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