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Increasing Awareness of Professional Boundaries

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161 S Beech St

161 South Beech Street

Manchester, NH 03103

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On May 12, 2020, the NH Coalition to End Homelessness will host a one-day training on Increasing Awareness of Professional Boundaries

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Increasing Awareness of Professional Boundaries: Therapeutic Use of Self-Reflective Practice in Your Work with Clients

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This presentation will provide participants with the ability to examine their use of reflective practice skills in order to maximize desired outcomes in their work with clients. An in-depth review of professional boundaries as they relate to the: National Association of Social Workers and the NAADAC: The Association for Addiction Professionals/NCCAP: The National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals codes of ethics; federal and state laws as well as clinical best practices. Types of professional boundaries and the challenges that professionals encounter regarding boundaries will be examined. In addition, best practices to assure healthy boundaries and to prevent boundary crossings and boundary violations will be presented.

1. Participants will gain a clear knowledge and skills to engage in ongoing reflective clinical practice in their work with clients as related to healthy boundary maintenance.

2. Those attending will gain an understanding of how their professional Codes of Ethics can guide their clinical decision making in ways that best maintain appropriate professional boundaries and resolve ethical dilemmas relating to boundaries in practice.

3. Attendees will gain knowledge of types of boundaries, challenges which exist in their professional work lives.

4. Professionals in attendance will learn the variety of challenges to boundaries that may exist in different practice settings.

5. Participants will be provided with a range of clinical strategies to promote healthy and appropriate boundaries in practice.

Who Should Attend

Staff and supervisors in the following fields:

  • Case management services
  • Primary early education providers
  • Child care services
  • School counselors
  • Homeless liaisons
  • Community services
  • Social workers
  • Mental healthcare
  • Housing services
  • Homeless services
  • Veteran services
  • Child and family services
  • Public healthcare
  • Clinical services
  • Early childhood educators
  • General practice therapy
  • Addiction therapy
  • Intake and outreach work
  • Home visiting services

Lunch is not provided, however ample time will be left for attendees to eat or pick up food at a local establishment.

CEUs:

This program has been approved for 6 Category A Continuing Education hours in Ethics. NASW NH Authorization Number 3671 and pre-approved by the NH Board of Licensing for Alcohol & Other Drug Use Professionals for 6 contact hours. CCAR Class #800. LADC Categories of Competence: 3, 6, 7 & 11.

Trainer:

Scott Meyer, MSW, Ph.D. is a professor of social work at Plymouth State University. Dr. Meyer previously served on the faculty at the Boston University School of Medicine as a clinical instructor of psychiatry and has also taught at Curry College in Massachusetts and at Roger Williams College in Rhode Island.

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