Ethics on the Fault Line – Advanced Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling
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This program counts toward required hours of training in Ethics for LCSW licensure and MSAPCB credentialing in Missouri.
Ethical issues and dilemmas frequently challenge the practitioner. With an increasing length of time in practice and a greater awareness, social workers and substance abuse counselors may face more complicated ethical decisions.
This interactive workshop reviews the NASW and Substance Abuse Professionals Codes of Ethics and the principles expressed therein. It also introduces and instructs the attendee in the application of templates to guide ethical decision-making.
In addition to maintaining a private practice in individual, couples, and family therapy, Peggy teaches part-time in the Family Therapy Specialization at the Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, in St. Louis. She is a past President of the St. Louis Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. From 2005-2007 she served as the Ethics Chair for the Missouri Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
During her 24 years in practice, Peggy has worked with numerous individuals and families coping with alcoholism and drug addiction and chronic mental and physical conditions. She has presented numerous workshops on social work ethics. Peggy received a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Education from St. Louis University, and a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.
Continuing Professional Education:
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC���) Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for programs that meet NBCC requirements. This program is eligible for 3 clock hours. Attendees must attend complete workshop; no partial credit will be given.
The Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board (MSAPCB) has pre-approved this training for 3 contact hours.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. MIMH will award 3 clock hours or 3.6 contact hours (.4 CEUs) for this program.
The MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the state of Missouri.
If your profession is not listed above or if you are from outside of Missouri, check with your Board prior to completing this program to ensure you are seeking the proper accreditation.