Consideration of Ethical Boundaries in Social Work Practice

ID: 5620WEB

Maintaining proper ethical boundaries is essential to the establishment of a professional, collaborative, and helpful Social Work relationship with clients. This webinar will discuss various examples of ethical boundaries. Using discussions, group problem solving activities, and lectures, it will provide the participants with a practical experience in dealing with numerous boundary issues in Social Work Practice.

*This webinar does not qualify for NBCC clock hours in ethics for Licensed Professional Counselors.

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 2.0 Clinical, 1.0 Ethics

Instructor: Robert Hazlett, MSW, PhD
Date: Friday, April 19, 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar

Webinar Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe ethical boundary issues in Social Work practice

  • Recognize the warning signs for risks of Boundary Violations

    Webinar Outline

    9:30am Introductions, Program Design, Questions, Definitions

    10:00am Activity: Examples of Boundary Issues

    10:30am Discussion: Expectations of Social Workers in Practice/ Warning signs of Boundary Risk

    11:00am Breakout groups: Negotiable and Non-negotiable boundaries

    11:30am Lecture: A Decision Making Model for Boundaries and Dual Relationships

    12:00pm Large Group case discussion: Recognizing ethical boundary issues

    12:30pm End

    Target Audience

    Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

    Content Level

    Beginner - Advanced

    Webinar Completion Requirements

    To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course, and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

    System Requirements

    • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
    • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

    About the Instructor

    Robert Hazlett, MSW, PhD, has had a long tenured career as a social work clinician, supervisor, teacher, and administrator. He is the former executive director of the Long Beach Island Community Center, a large multi-program nonprofit organization with over 130 employees, located in Brant Beach New Jersey. He led the organization through an extensive expansion in programs serving the community in his more than 25 years as a leader there. Dr. Hazlett is currently an adjunct professor and popular trainer at the Rutgers School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education where he teaches on several topics including ethics, management, the DSM-5, supervision, and training skills.

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