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ETH8283 - Leadership, Authority and Ethical Decision Making for More Advanced Clinicians. . . 5 CE Contact Hours. . . Ethics

$ 55.00



Leadership, Authority and Ethical
Decision Making for More Advanced Clinicians


The objective of this intermediate course
on ethics is to deepen the understanding
of the process of making ethical decisions,
with a focus on the importance of leadership
issues that are involved in ethical decision
making. This course includes a brief review
of concepts presented in’s
introductory course on the ethical decision
making process, and provides a number of
scenarios to highlight some of the concepts
presented in the training program.


When the trainee completes this course,
he or she will be able to:

1) Describe ey principles of leadership
and their relation to clinical practice
2) Apply key leadership skills and
their relation to clinical practice
3) Define what constitutes the correct mission
in clinical work with clients
4) Outline key principles related to
professional authority, and the proper uses
of professional authority
5) Describe the relationship between humility
and effective practice with clients
6) Define the difference between legal, moral,
and ethical modes of examining complex situations
7) Explain the role of the clinician’s
and the client’s values in a leadership oriented
ethical approach

This course will also serve to reinforce
important understandings related to each
mental health clinician's obligations towards
protecting the integrity of his/her profession.

This intermediate level course is primarily designed
for clinicians in the intermediate stages of their career,
or for more senior clinicians reviewing
basic concepts in this area.

This course was written by Charles D. Safford, LCSW,
President of, Inc., with guidance and input
from other senior, Inc. course developers
and from NASW GA. Mr. Safford has over 40 years
of post-master’s experience as a clinician,
and has over 25 years of experience as a training
developer and trainer in business and clinical settings.

Approvals: has been approved by NBCC as
an Approved Continuing Education Provider,
ACEP No. 6071.

Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit
are clearly identified. is solely responsible for all aspects
of the programs.

As noted on the NBCC web site, "most professional counselor
state licensure boards readily accept NBCC credit
for licensure renewal.", Inc., provider #1104, is approved
to offer social work continuing education by the Association
of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through
the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.

Organizations, not individual courses,
are approved as ACE providers.

State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority
to determine whether an individual course may be accepted
for continuing education credit., Inc. maintains responsibility for this course.

ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2023 to 11/15/2026.

Social workers participating in this course will receive;
5 clinical continuing education clock hours.

With the notable exception of New York and New Jersey,
ASWB approval is accepted for licensed social workers.

This course is approved for 5 contact hours in ethics