This webinar will provide a succinct overview of complex ethics and risk management issues arising out of social workers’ increasing use of online and digital technology to serve clients. Dr. Frederic Reamer will discuss emerging ethical, regulatory, and practice standards designed to protect clients and prevent litigation and ethics complaints.
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 social work through the use of technology.
Course created on June 22, 2020
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
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- After this course, participants will be able to identify ethics and risk management issues related to online and distance social work.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply relevant ethics and practice standards related to online and distance social work.
- After this course, participants will be able to use policies and protocols designed to protect clients and prevent litigation and ethics complaints.
|5-25 Minutes||Overview of key ethics and risk management issues in online and distance social work|
|25-40 Minutes||Overview of key ethical, regulatory, and practice standards|
|40-55 Minutes||Overview of risk management policies and protocols|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and closing comments|
Frederic G. Reamer
Frederic Reamer is a professor in the graduate program, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College. His teaching and research focus on professional ethics, criminal justice, mental health, health care, and public policy. Dr. Reamer received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and he has served as a social worker in correctional and mental health settings. He chaired the national task force that wrote the Code of Ethics adopted by the National Association of Social Workers in 1996 and recently served on the code revision task force. Dr. Reamer has lectured nationally and internationally on social work and professional ethics, including in India, China, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and in various European nations. His books include Social Work Values and Ethics; Risk Management in Social Work; The Social Work Ethics Casebook; Ethical Standards in Social Work; Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships in the Human Services; Ethics and Risk Management in Online and Distance Social Work; and The Social Work Ethics Audit, among others. In addition, Dr. Reamer has served as an expert witness in many court and licensing board cases throughout the United States.
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Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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