Title: THE 10 BEST ETHICAL DECISION MAKING MODELS FOR MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANS
Description: The objective of this course is to instruct mental health clinicians in the use of the best practice ethical decision making models for addressing complex ethical dilemmas. When the trainee completes this course, he or she will:
1) Grasp the most important models for addressing and resolving ethical dilemmas
2) Understand factors that may impact the use of the best practices approaches
3) Learn the special complications created by ethical practice with clients from non-majority cultures
4) Comprehend the factors involved in cultural competency
5) Know the model for addressing ethical decision making in cross-cultural counseling
This course is designed for mental health clinicians in the early to intermediate stage of their career, or for clinicians seeking review in this area..
This course was written by Sally Sutton, MA, MSSW, Senior Policy Analyst at the Institute for Health Policy, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine. Ms. Sutton completed her graduate work in social work and public policy and administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to over 25 years work as a social justice advocate, managing nonprofits and being involved in the debate on many public policy issues impacting social workers and their clients, Ms. Sutton has taught graduate level courses in legal and ethical issues in social work, provided continuing education workshops on the same topics, and currently serves as an officer on the board of the state chapter of the NASW as well as on that group’s ethics committee.
This course is approved for 3 contact hours in core or ethics by the following certifying bodies:
National approvals accepted in most states:
The National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider number 6071
yourceus.com, Inc., provider #1104, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.
yourCEUs.com, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2014 to 11/15/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 8 clinical continuing education clock hours.
The National Association of Social Workers through approval by NASW GA
States with their own approval process:
The Minnesota Board of Social Work, Provider #CEP-1
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number, BAP #50-2193
Texas Pre-approved Social Worker Provider Number: SW 5089 Contact at: www.dshs.state.tx.us/socialwork/
Texas Pre-approved Counselor Provider Number: PC 2405 Contact at: www.dshs.state.tx.us/counselors/
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board #RCS060501
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation #159.000931