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CANCELLED Practice Ethics and Professional Boundaries

  • St Andrews Resource Centre, 114-116 Pearse Street
  • 6.00 - 8.00
  • 02 Dec 2015

Price €5 members & €15 non-members

Many high profile ethics cases involving helping professionals revolve around the formation of a problematic dual relationship with a client. What are the potential hazards of these relationships?


How can practitioners in both urban and rural settings successfully manage client relationships to avoid ethical problems?  Dr. Carney will explore these issues and the ethical implications involved.  An engaging discussion of professional boundaries and an ethical framework for decision making will be the focus of this session.       

Jeremy Carney, MSW, Ph.D. is a Professor of Social Work at Minnesota State University Moorhead and Director of the Title IV-E Child Welfare Training Program. Research interests include practice ethics, child welfare services, and international social work education.  His professional practice experience has been in the areas of child welfare services, both public and private, and community based mental health care.    

Learning Objectives: After this program, participants should be able to

• Participants will be able to define boundary crossings and violations.
• Participants will be able to identify the five different types of dual relationships.
• Participants will be able to apply an ethical framework for decision making regarding dual relationship issues.
• Participants will be able to understand the ethical challenges of managing dual relationships with clients.

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